CliffsNotes Guide to the edTPA Assessment: Navigating the edTPA Process

by Jane R. Burstein

CliffsNotes Guide to the edTPA Assessment steers candidates through the edTPA process, a portfolio-based teacher certification stage that more and more states are adopting.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544466319
  • ISBN-10: 0544466314
  • Pages: 208
  • Publication Date: 07/12/2016
  • Carton Quantity: 20
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    A teacher certification guide for the new edTPA portfolio-based assessment 


    The edTPA Assessment measures teachers' ability to develop lesson plans and adjust them to the needs of their students, to teach in the classroom, and to analyze whether their students are learning. Teacher candidates must submit a video of themselves at work in a real classroom setting in order to pass. 


    A growing number of states are implementing the edTPA Assessment. 

    • 9 states have edTPA policies in place: New York, Washington, Oregon, Georgia, Tennessee, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Hawaii
    • 4 additional states are in the process of implementing the edTPA Assessment: California, Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts
    • Some programs in the following 21 states plus D.C. use the edTPA Assessment to evaluate teacher classroom performance: Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona



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