Education teacher candidates are expected to document knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for teacher certification relative to the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards. The comprehensive education Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) is one of multiple measurement tools used within the Department's assessment system to evaluate candidate progress.

During each field and student teaching experience, a performance assessment is completed. The following documents comprise each performance assessment:

Performance Assessments

ECE Performance Assessment Requirements expanding section

Field I (EDS 402):  edTPA-like Task 1 - Planning Commentary; 1 SIP form; Observation notes

Field II (EDS 445): edTPA-like Task 1; Task 2 - Instruction Commentary; Task 3 - Assessment Commentary; 1 SIP form; Observation notes

ECE Block (ECE 327/ECE 425): edTPA-like Task 1, 2, 3; 2 SIP forms; Observation notes

Student Teaching (EDS 493):  Submission of edTPA; 4 SIP forms with observation notes

EME Performance Assessment Requirements expanding section

Field I (EDS 402):  edTPA-like Task 1 - Planning Commentary; 1 SIP form; Observation notes

Field II (EDS 446): edTPA-like Task 1; Task 2 - Instruction Commentary; Task 3 - Assessment Commentary; 1 SIP form; Observation notes

Student Teaching (EDS 493):  Submission of edTPA; 4 SIP forms with observation notes

SPE Performance Assessment Requirements expanding section

Field I (EME license: EDS 402) :  edTPA-like Task 1 - Planning Commentary; 1 SIP form; Observation notes

Field II (EME license: EDS 446): edTPA-like Task 1; Task 2 - Instruction Commentary; Task 3 - Assessment Commentary; 1 SIP form; Observation notes

SPE Clinical (SPE 460):  edTPA-like tasks; 1 SIP; Observation notes  

Student Teaching (EME license: EDS 493):  Submission of edTPA; 4 SIP forms with observation notes

SPE Student Teaching (SPE 483):  4 SIP forms with observation notes