edTPA for California

As of August 2014, edTPA is approved for use by California Preliminary Multiple and Single Subject teacher programs as a teaching performance assessment option.

Resources

For more information about edTPA in California, visit the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing site at www.ctc.ca.gov/educator-prep/TPA.html link opens in a new window.

California Induction Candidates: If you are a candidate who is in Induction at the time you complete the edTPA, please select: "California candidate enrolled in a Commission-Approved Teacher Induction Program" as your preparation program when you register. Information on induction programs can be found here: www.ctc.ca.gov/educator-prep/teacher-induction link opens in a new window.

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

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing link opens in a new window

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