The March edTPA newsletter is available here. Feel free to share it with members of the edTPA community in your states and institutions at both the higher education and P-12 levels. The newsletter will continue to grow and include news and updates of interest to our growing community of collaborative, inquiry-based learners.
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.
Harriet “Niki” Fayne, the Dean of Education at Lehman College (City University of New York) in the Bronx, NY, talks about how her program supports students through the edTPA process. edTPA is not easy, she says, but the focus on inquiry is good for candidates and faculty. Read the article.