Description of edTPA 

edTPA is a nationally based subject-specific assessment of teacher performance developed by Stanford University. It is completed by teacher candidates to demonstrate their ability to enact the teaching cycle of planning, instruction, and assessment (see graphic below).  edTPA is intended to be used as a summative assessment given at the end of an educator preparation program for program completion or teacher licensure. There are three components to the edTPA portfolio; planning for instruction and assessment, instructing and engaging students in learning, and assessing student learning. Candidates use subject-specific rubrics with a five level progressive scale to complete the portfolio. NCA&T Educator Preparation programs are in the implementation stages of edTPA. 

Teacher Effectiveness Committee Members

The CEPP Teacher Effectiveness Committee is responsible for advising policy and procedures as relates to the the implementation of edTPA for NC A&T Educator Preparation programs.  Members of the committee are:

Dr. Loury Floyd, Associate Dean, College of Education

Dr. Ereka Williams, Interim Chair, Educator Preparation

Dr. Kimberly Erwin, Coordinator of MAT Elementary Education

Dr. Marlene Hendricks, Secondary English

Ms. Shawn Tuck-Watlington, Director of K-12 Outreach

Dr. Charles Vaughn, Secondary Music 

Links to professional development opportunities

Click on the following links for information on edTPA professional development opportunities for faculty: 

AACTE Quality Support Workshop-South: http://aacte.org/professional-development-and-events/quality-support-workshops/south 

AACTE Quality Support Workshop- Midwest:  http://aacte.org/professional-development-and-events/quality-support-workshops/midwest

AACTE Quality Support Workshop- Seattle, WA:  http://aacte.org/professional-development-and-events/quality-support-workshops#registration 

For additional information or questions please contact:

Ms. Shawn R. Tuck-Watlington

Proctor Hall, Room 387


(336) 334-7757