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National edTPA Implementation Conference

The National edTPA Implementation Conference will be held October 24 – 25th, 2014 at the University of California Los Angeles, Carnesale Commons. This annual two-day gathering is open to higher education administrators, faculty, supervisors, and state education agencies who are seeking to deepen their understanding of edTPA and network within a learning community of edTPA users.

The conference theme is “Implementation For and As Learning,” and the keynote speaker will be Dr. Lorrie Shepard, Dean and Distinguished Professor of the University of Colorado at Boulder. The call for proposals is open until September 7, 2014.


Registration Type Rate Deadline
Early Bird $300 (two days)
$175 (one day)
September 8, 2014 (extended)
Regular Registration $350 (two days)
$200 (one day)
October 13, 2014
Anyone not registered by the October 13 deadline will need to inquire for availability.


All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing and received by October 3, 2014. A refund of the conference fee, minus a $50 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. All refund requests received after this date will be denied. Cancellations should be e-mailed to ctambini@aacte.org.

For any registration questions, please contact Christine Tambini by phone at (202) 478-4591 or by email at ctambini@aacte.org.

edTPA Implementation Conference Schedule

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October 24th – 25th, 2014
8:00am Check-in and Continental Breakfast
9:00am Welcome and Plenary Session
12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 4:30pm Conference Sessions
On Friday, October 24th: Please be sure to join us for our key note address by Dr. Lorrie Shepard and a wine reception.

Driving and Parking

UCLA Carnesale Commons

251 Charles E. Young Drive, West
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(located across from Drake Track & Field Stadium)


Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 228-1234

SCALE has secured a special conference rate of $229 per night. All reservations must be booked though SCALE’s room block in order to secure this discounted rate. To receive the discounted rate, please mention that you are attending “edTPA Implementation Conference“. All reservations must be made by October 1, 2014. Space is limited, so book your room today!

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Ground transportation will be provided between the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza and the Conference Center. The transportation schedule will be available at the conference. Please check the web site for additional information closer to the date.

Questions about the conference? Contact Catherine Zozakiewicz at czozakie@stanford.edu.
Questions about registration? Contact Christine Tambini at ctambini@aacte.org.

Thank You to our 2014 National edTPA Implementation Conference Sponsors

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