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edTPA

edTPA for New York State

Candidates applying for their first certification in New York, with the exception of the Endorsement pathway, are required to take and pass edTPA.

Passing Score Update: In June 2017, the edTPA Standard Setting Panel recommended new passing scores for the edTPA and a four-year phase-in period for the new passing scores. The phase-in period began on January 1, 2018. According to the schedule, the edTPA passing scores will increase by one point on January 1, 2020. Candidates who submit their edTPA after December 5, 2019 will receive their score after January 1, 2020 when the new passing scores apply.

Resources

For more information about edTPA in New York State, visit the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) website link opens in a new window or visit the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Teaching Initiatives edTPA webpage link opens in a new window.

Passing Scores for New York

The following passing scores are effective January 1, 2018, and are posted on the NYSED Office of Teaching Initiatives website link opens in a new window.

NOTE: According to the phase-in schedule, the edTPA passing scores will increase by one point on January 1, 2020. Candidates who submit their edTPA after December 5, 2019 will receive their score after January 1, 2020 when the new passing scores apply.

Field Score Release Date
September 2013 to December 31, 2017 January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019 January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021 January 1, 2022
Elementary Education 49 46 47 48
World Languages, Classical Languages 35 32 33 34
All Other 41 38 39 40

New York State Multiple Measures Review Process (MMRP)

The New York State Multiple Measures Review Process (MMRP) is for teacher candidates who do not pass the edTPA but score within two points of the passing score and can demonstrate that they are prepared to become a teacher of record. For more information on the eligibility requirements and the MMRP application process, please visit the NYSED Office of Teaching Initiatives link opens in a new window website.

NYSED Office of Teaching Initiatives 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