edTPA: Performance Assessment and Support System for Teacher Candidates

The following webinar was presented on June 16, 3014 with the support of the National Association for Alternative Certification (NAAC). edTPA is a nationally available, research- and standards-based support and assessment program that can serve as a common measure of candidate performance. Developed by the profession for the profession, edTPA is available in 27 subject specific, initial licensure areas. In this session, presenters will describe the development and design of edTPA, nationwide field-testing, state and institutional participation, and implementation resources. Presenters will also review “lessons learned” by programs using the assessment in relation to how data may be used to inform program renewal.