edTPA Description and Links


   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 assess

Teacher Effectiveness Committee Membersment 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. 

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. Tyrette Carter, Interim Chair, Educator Preparation

Dr. Kimberly Erwin, Associate Dean, Student Services and Educator Engagement

Dr. Marlene Hendricks, Secondary English

Dr. Nakeshia Williams, Assistant Professor 

Dr. Charles Vaughn, Secondary Music 

Watermark Taskstream/Blackboard Links

Please login to your active Watermark Taskstream account to access the edTPA programs and the link to Pearson.

Please login to your active Blackboard account for access to the edTPA information resource center.


For additional information or questions please contact:

Dr. Kim Erwin Proctor Hall, Room 122 kderwin@ncat.edu(336) 285-4434