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edTPA for Oregon

As of September 1, 2016, the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) requires Oregon candidates participating in initial educator preparation programs to complete edTPA as a program completion requirement.

Effective September 1, 2018, all Oregon teacher candidates must meet the edTPA passing standard established by the TSPC to be eligible for the Preliminary Teaching License.

Resources

For more information about edTPA in Oregon, visit www.Oregon.gov link opens in a new window.

Assessment Areas for Oregon

The following list of edTPA handbooks has been approved by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission.

For candidates seeking qualification in more than one endorsement area:

  • Only one teacher performance assessment is required.
  • When one area requires edTPA and the other area(s) do not required edTPA: The candidate must complete edTPA.
  • When all of the areas require edTPA: The EPP, in consultation with the candidate, may select which handbook to use from the handbooks listed for the endorsement areas.

Effective for Candidates Enrolled Prior to Sep 1, 2018

Initial Endorsement Area edTPA Handbook
Advanced Mathematics Secondary Mathematics
Agricultural Science Agricultural Education
Art Visual Arts
Biology Secondary Science
Business Generalist Business Education
Business: Marketing Business Education
Career Trades: Generalist Technology and Engineering Education
Chemistry Secondary Science
Drama No edTPA is required for this field.
Elementary - Multiple Subjects Elementary Education: Literacy with Mathematics Task 4
English Language Arts Secondary English-Language Arts
ESOL No edTPA is required for this field.
Family & Consumer Science Family and Consumer Sciences
Foundational English Language Arts No edTPA is required for this field.
Foundational Mathematics Elementary Mathematics
Secondary Mathematics
Foundational Social Studies No edTPA is required for this field.
Health Health Education
Integrated Science Secondary Science
Library Media No edTPA is required for this field.
Music K–12 Performing Arts
Physical Education Physical Education
Physics Secondary Science
Reading Intervention No edTPA is required for this field.
Social Studies Secondary History/Social Studies
Special Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing No edTPA is required for this field.
Special Education: Early Intervention No edTPA is required for this field.
Special Education: Early Intervention No edTPA is required for this field.
Special Education: Generalist Special Education
Special Education: Visually Impaired No edTPA is required for this field.
Speech - Forensics No edTPA is required for this field.
World Language:
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
World Language
World Language:
  • Latin
Classical Languages

*The table of Oregon initial teaching endorsements to edTPA handbooks will be updated as future handbooks are approved.

Passing Scores Effective Sept. 1, 2018

The table below matches initial endorsement areas with the Oregon-approved edTPA handbooks and established cutscore(s) for candidates participating in edTPA after September 1, 2018.

Initial Endorsement Area edTPA Handbook Passing Score
Advanced MathematicsSecondary Mathematics35
Agricultural ScienceAgricultural Education35
ArtVisual Arts35
BiologySecondary Science35
Business: GeneralistBusiness Education35
Business: MarketingBusiness Education35
Career Trades: GeneralistTechnology and Engineering Education35
ChemistrySecondary Science35
DramaK–12 Performing Arts35
Elementary—Multiple SubjectsElementary Education: Literacy with Mathematics Task 442
Early Childhood
(3 language and literacy focused tasks) PK–3 only
35
English Language ArtsSecondary English Language Arts35
ESOLEnglish as an Additional Language (initial level only)35
Family and Consumer ScienceFamily and Consumer Sciences35
Foundational English Language ArtsSecondary English Language Arts35
Foundational MathematicsSecondary Mathematics35
Foundational ScienceSecondary Science35
Foundational Social StudiesSecondary History/Social Studies35
HealthHealth Education35
Integrated ScienceSecondary Science35
Library MediaLibrary Specialist (initial level only)35
MusicK–12 Performing Arts35
Physical EducationPhysical Education35
PhysicsSecondary Science35
Reading InterventionLiteracy Specialist (initial level only)35
Social StudiesSecondary History/Social Studies35
Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-HearingNo edTPA is required for this field.
Special Education: Early InterventionNo edTPA is required for this field.
Special Education: GeneralistSpecial Education35
Special Education: Visually ImpairedNo edTPA is required for this field.
Speech (Forensics)No edTPA is required for this area.
World Language:
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
World Language29
World Language:
  • Latin
Classical Languages29

Passing Scores for Oregon

The Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) has established edTPA passing scores effective September 1, 2018.

edTPA Handbook edTPA Passing Scores
13 Rubric Fields
(Classical Languages and World Language)
29
15 Rubric Fields
(all other fields)
35
18 Rubric Fields
(Elementary Education)
42

Your handbook selection should be aligned with your clinical experience. Please call or contact your state office of educator licensing for specific details.

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For additional information regarding edTPA state policies, please review AACTE's state participation information. link opens in a new window