Dr. Debra A. Colley, dean of Niagara University’s College of Education, appeared before the NY State Board of Regents recently. A press release summarizing her recommendations to a statewide task force on edTPA noted that several members of the Niagara faculty have been trained as edTPA scorers and that the edTPA process has helped Niagara better understand the impact candidates have on learning. Read the release.
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Nearly 300 educators representing 20 states convened last week to discuss effective implementation of edTPA at the first Southern Regional edTPA Implementation Conference, held in Savanna, GA. Anne Marie Fenton, director of assessment at the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, said of the event, “We all share the same goal, which is to make a positive impact on student learning.” Read the release.