edTPA™ is a valid and reliable summative capstone assessment to assess candidate readiness and provide data to inform program improvement.
Teacher candidates complete multiple components for the edTPA™ . These include
edTPA™ was designed by teachers and teacher educators to support candidate learning and provide data that support preparation program growth and renewal. edTPA is aligned with Common Core State Standards and InTASC Standards, and assesses teaching behaviors that focus on student learning.
|Teacher Education Program||Spring 2011||Fall 2011||Spring 2012||Fall 2012||Spring 2013||Fall 2013||Spring 2014||Fall 2014||Spring 2015||Fall 2015||Spring 2016|
|Birth thru Kindergarten Education|
|Family and Consumer Sciences Education|
|Foreign Languages Education|
|History/Social Studies Education|
|School Health Education|
|Middle Grades Education|
|Original Language||Current Language|
|Red||Problem Analysis||Squishy Pilot|
|Gold||Prototype Design||Formal Pilot|
|Green||Field Test and Iterative Refinement||Refinement & Expansion|
|Blue||Summative Evaluation||Scale Up|
|Purple||Component Adoption with Evaluation Monitoring||Impact and Reflective Studies|
ECU’s practice is informing state and national policy surrounding the edTPA™ and its use in teacher education. Continued program improvements will occur as a result of data use.