College of Education Menu

Upcoming Events

More Events

edTPA

The College of Education has adopted and implemented a teacher preparation assessment, edTPA. The edTPA is a subject-specific assessment which includes a review of a teacher candidate’s authentic teaching materials that documents and demonstrates the candidate’s ability to effectively teach subject matter to all students. The assessment is completed during the senior II semester for candidates in initial licensure programs.

For more information about the edTPA assessment:https://scale.stanford.edu/teaching/edtpa

Implementing edTPA

At the 2013 National edTPA Implementation Conference, held Nov. 1-2 at the University of San Diego, East Carolina University's use of edTPA within the College of Education is featured. Watch the videos below to see some of the highlights. For more information about the conference in its entirety, please visit the conference website.

Implementing edTPA in Small Programs: Big Change with a Small Team

East Carolina University is seeing results from using edTPA in its teacher preparation, where small groups are teaming up to improve candidate assessment and address content-specific challenges.

Now What? Using edTPA Data to Drive Improvement

East Carolina teacher educators are using edTPA data to identify and shape changes at the program and unit levels.


image

ECU to Participate in Global Day of Giving

On: 26 Nov 2014 15:32
‘Tis the season for giving! In honor of #GivingTuesday, East Carolina University is inviting alumni, friends, parents, students, faculty, and staff to join the movement by giving a charitable gift* on Tuesday, December 2, to the university that is near and dear to our hearts. Founded in 2012 to inspire a new tradition of generosity, […]

Learn More

Store-Swivl3

The Swivl is here.

On: 18 Nov 2014 13:00
What is the Swivl?  Swivl is a camera dock with a twist.  Instead of holding your camera still, the Swivl will follow you around the room, tracking you as you move around on stage or in front of an audience.  This device follows the paired mic wherever it goes.  It is compatible with Android and […]

Learn More

edtpa_logo_white

ICYMI: Implementing edTPA in Small Teacher Prep Programs

On: 07 Nov 2014 13:00
In small teacher preparation programs, the issue of implementation and scale-up of using a standardized performance assessment, like edTPA, can be challenging.  Peck and McDonald (2013) found one of the most significant outcomes of implementing a standardized performance assessment was faculty-initiated change. In small teacher preparation programs – those with five or fewer faculty and […]

Learn More

edtpa_logo_white

ICYMI – Co-Teaching, “A New Model for Student Teaching.”

On: 31 Oct 2014 12:00
The fall 2013 issue of ECU’s East magazine featured the Co-Teaching initiative in the ECU College of Education as an exciting and innovative new practice, “A New Model for Student Teaching.” Co-Teaching provides a comprehensive and rigorous experience for interns and enhances the quality of learning for P12 students. The Co-Teaching partnership enables clinical teachers […]

Learn More

caep_for_blog

CAEP Prep: Meeting Standard 1 – Candidate Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions

On: 29 Oct 2014 12:00
Since the 2006 NCATE visit, the ECU EPP developed several of its Pirate CODE innovations as specific enhancements to current curricula to improve program quality and address significant issues in the field. Several Pirate CODE innovations influence how the EPP meets Standard 1: Candidate Knowledge, Skills, and Disposition. This post highlights two Pirate CODE innovations […]

Learn More