edTPA for New York State

edTPA is a requirement for most New York State Initial teaching certificates. Candidates who apply for the Initial certificate through the "Endorsement of a Certificate" pathway are not required to pass edTPA.

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.

The following chart shows the updated New York State edTPA passing scores through December 31, 2022. Passing scores beginning January 1, 2023 will be determined at a later date.

Field Score Release Date
September 2013 to December 31, 2017 January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2022 January 1, 2023, and later
Elementary Education 49 46 TBD
World Languages, Classical Languages 35 32 TBD
All Other 41 38 TBD

New York State Multiple Measures Review Process (MMRP)

The New York State Multiple Measures Review Process (MMRP) is for 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.

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