Humboldt State University

School of Education

edTPA: Performance Assess. EED

edTPA: Performance Assessment for CA Teachers

The State of California requires a Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA) as one of the final requirements of credential students before they become teachers. At HSU, we use EdTPA, the Performance Assessment for California Teachers to fulfill this requirement. 

For the Teaching Event (TE), candidates follow procedures outlined in the edTPA Handbook and upload their completed Teaching Events (see calendar of due dates below). The Teaching Events are scored by trained scorers. Candidates receive their score reports and debrief individually with EED faculty. If necessary, candidates may repeat edTPA and resubmit the product for scoring.

edTPA Calendar for Candidates: 2017-2018

Fall Sememster

October 2 EED 701 edTPA Workshop: Location NHE 102: 11:00am-1:00pm
December 4 EED 701 edTPA Workshop: Location NHE 102: 10:00am-3:00pm
December 11 EED 701 edTPA Workshop: Location NHE 102: 12:00pm-3:00pm

Spring Semester

January 8-10 Give Parent Permission forms to students for parent signatures
January 12 Collect signed forms from students and attach to Permission Cover Page
January 16-19 Permission Cover Page and attached permission forms due to Credential Programs Office
February 21 EED 701 edTPA Workshop: Location TBA: 10:00am-1:00pm
March 4 Task 1: Literacy Planning Due
March 18 Task 2: Literacy Instruction Due
March 23 EED 701 edTPA Workshop: HGH 117: 8:00am-10:00am. The rest of this day is a day off from field placement to complete Task 3.
March 25 Task 3: Literacy Assessment Due
April 2 EED 701 edTPA Workshop: NHE 102 (Goodwin Forum): 12:30pm-3:00pm
April 6 This day is a day off from field placement to complete Task 4: Mathematics Assessment.
April 12 Task 4: Mathematics Assessment Due
May 3 edTPA results released to candidates

Click on the links below to view/download:

Videotaping Permission Forms - Before any videotaping occurs, credential candidates need to have turned in the permission forms for all of the students in their class, signed by each student’s parent/guardian.

edTPA Student Permission Forms Coversheet: To be filled out by the credential candidate, signed by Mentor Teacher & Principal, and attached on top of all of the parent permission forms.
Parent Permission Form in English: To be sent home with the student and signed by parent/guardian.
Parent Permission Form in Spanish: To be sent home with the student and signed by parent/guardian. 
Video Elicited Lesson Reflection (VELR) packet (PDF)
SIOP Lesson Plan

Camera Check-Out Information

As part of edTPA, credential candidates film pieces of their lessons at their placement school sites. All edTPA Camera equipment will be checked out via the HSU Technology Equipment Center (TEC). Equipment is offered on a first come, first serve basis. You can also use your own equipment to film.