edTPA Coordinators Webinar Series

In partnership with Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity (SCALE), the edTPA Support Team at Evaluation Systems will be hosting a series of webinars in 2021–2022 for Educator Preparation Program (EPP) edTPA coordinators. Please see information below for webinar topics, dates, and times the webinars will be offered, and information for how to join.

About edTPA Coordinator Webinar Series

Please note webinars are listed as Eastern Time and Pacific Time

Primary edTPA Resources for the Series:

  1. EPP Implementation Guide: Effectively Implementing edTPA for Educator Preparation Programs Link opens in a new window.
  2. edTPA Operational Support Guide Link opens in a new window.

This four-week series is designed for edTPA coordinators who are serving as the main contact for edTPA at their EPP. The series includes implementation guidance on how to get started with edTPA, plan for implementation and instruction, develop an inquiry stance towards the process of completing the assessment, and analyze its impact and value.

Experienced edTPA coordinators will share step-by-step strategies for supporting candidates, P–12 partners, and other assessment users, along with real-life examples of successful implementation practices. Coordinators' advice on how to maximize the educative opportunities embedded within edTPA and effectively guide learning from the assessment will be shared along with links to key tools and documents.

The series dates, times, and registration information are listed below. Sessions are scheduled for 90 minutes, which includes 30-minute optional Q&A following the presentation.

Upon registering for the webinar(s), participants will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join the series sessions. NOTE: Be sure to save that link as it is the link you will use to join all sessions. Sessions will be recorded and posted in the edTPA Resource Library if you are unable to attend.

How to Join

  1. Register here Link opens in a new window. for the webinar series.
  2. You will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join the webinar sessions. Be sure to save that link as it is the link you will use to join all sessions.

September 2021 Series

Register here Link opens in a new window. in advance

Session Title and Topics Date/Time
Orientation to edTPA
  • What is edTPA?
  • Role of the edTPA Coordinator
  • Locating Key Program Resources
  • Getting to Know the Assessment
  • Connecting to a Support Network
Tuesday, September 7,
9:00 AM PT
12:00 PM ET
Preparing to Implement edTPA
  • Engaging Faculty/Instructors and Program Staff
  • Establishing Strong Collaboration with P–12 Partners
  • Organizing Key Candidate Materials
  • Considering Other Program Resources
Tuesday, September 14,
9:00 AM PT
12:00 PM ET
Supporting Candidates During Instruction and Implementation
  • Program Structures and Timelines
  • Introducing Candidates to Assessment Materials
  • Maintaining an Inquiry-based Stance
  • Supporting Candidates to Make Good Choices
  • Supporting Candidate Retakes
  • Supporting Further Professional Growth
Tuesday, September 21,
9:00 AM PT
12:00 PM ET
Learning from edTPA Evidence
  • Score Reporting and Data
  • Interpreting Results
  • Leveraging Local Evaluation
  • Program Accreditation
Tuesday, September 28,
9:00 AM PT
12:00 PM ET