EdTPA - Teacher Performance Assessment
EdTPA is a nationally available performance assessment of readiness to teach. The
portfolio assessment is designed with a focus on student learning and principles from
research and theory. As a performance-based assessment, edTPA is designed to engage
teacher candidates in demonstrating their understanding of teaching and student learning
in authentic ways. Candidates will be required to complete tasks and commentaries
within a portfolio relevant to their program as evidence of planned and implemented
Click HERE for more information on all the new exams involved and which tests they will replace.
To learn more about the edTPA in New York State, register for the assessment, or access your scores - please visit the edTPA website.
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edTPA Retake Guidelines
EdTPA has created guidelines for re-take decision making and support. Click on this link to access
edTPA "Safety Net"
An Initial Certification candidate seeking to meet requirements for Initial Certification on or after 5/1/2014 and prior to 6/30/15 will STILL be required to take the edTPA.
Test Voucher Code for taking the ATS-W after failing the edTPA
The NY State Education Department is pleased to announce that teacher certification candidates who fail the edTPA and choose to take the ATS-W instead of retaking the edTPA pursuant to the“Safety Net” adopted by the Board of Regents at its April 2014 meeting may request a test voucher code to take the ATS-W at no cost to the candidate.
To apply for a voucher code for the ATS-W, please send an email with your (i) Name as it appears in your TEACH account, (ii) last five digits of your Social Security Number, (iii) Date of Birth, and (iv) your current Email Address to email@example.com with a short statement that a test voucher code is requested. Upon receipt of this email and verification of the candidate’s edTPA score, candidates will receive a test voucher code in an email to be used when registering for the ATS-W.
EdTPA Central is a useful resource for all edTPA News and Updates. Features of this site include information on the new edTPA Safety Net regulations, passing scores in New York and how to interpret your edTPA Score Profile, and other Press Release updates.