Upcoming Events

National edTPA Implementation Conference

March 31–April 2, 2016
Savannah Riverfront Marriott
Savannah, GA

The edTPA National Implementation Conference will be held at the Riverfront Marriott in Savannah, GA, March 31-April 2, 2016.  Below you’ll find important information about registration, featured speakers and panel discussions.

This national edTPA conference seeks to promote a learning community of teachers, teacher educators and policy leaders to deepen their understanding of policy and implementation issues regarding teacher performance assessment and to discuss supporting and sustaining teachers across a career continuum.

*UPDATE* Click here for a sneak peek at the 2016 National edTPA Conference Program! See you in Savannah!

Thursday, March 31
Featured Panel Discussion: Building Bridges for a Teacher Career Continuum

  • Richard Ingersoll, Professor of Education and Sociology, Board of Overseers Chair of Education, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
  • Peggy Brookins, NBCT, President & CEO, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
  • Dan Brown, NBCT, Co-Director, Educators Rising
  • Rhonda Dubin, Regional Program Director, Midwest, New Teacher Center
  • Bill McDiarmid, Dean & Alumni Distinguished Professor, School of Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Friday, April 1
Keynote address: Dr. Pedro Noguera, UCLA Distinguished Professor of Education. "Teaching to Make a Difference: Utilizing Culture as a Resource to Enhance Teacher Effectiveness and Improve Learning Outcomes"

Featured Panel Discussion: Equity and Diversity in Teacher Education

  • Etta Hollins, Professor and Kauffman Endowed Chair for Urban Teacher Education School of Education, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Kenji Hakuta, Lee L. Jack Professor of Education, emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Education
  • Marvin Lynn, Dean & Professor, School of Education, Indiana University South Bend

Saturday, April 2
Featured Panel Discussion: Teacher Evaluation Across the Career Continuum

  • Charlotte Danielson, Founder of the Danielson Group
  • Dave Conley, President, EdImagine; Professor, University of Oregon
  • Richelle Patterson, Senior Policy Analyst, National Education Association

We are grateful for our conference sponsors! Please be sure to visit their tables next to registration desk.

The Evaluation Systems group of Pearson is the most experienced provider of standards-based educator licensure tests, delivering state-customized programs; NES®, a nationally-available multistate educator licensure testing series; edTPA®, a performance assessment process designed by educators; and NBPTS® assessments for the certification of accomplished educators.
Learn more at www.pearsonassessments.com/teacherlicensure.html.

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