COVID-19 and edTPA: Important Updates

edTPA Safety Net for Certain Candidates Who Are Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis
During the Spring 2020 through Summer 2021 Terms

Candidates who meet the following eligibility requirements for the edTPA safety net may pass an Assessment of Teaching Skills – Written (ATS-W) (Elementary or Secondary) in lieu of passing the edTPA,
provided that such ATS-W is taken by September 1, 2023.

More information can be found here:

Rockland Teachers’ Center supports institutions of higher education
and promotes enhanced pre-service teacher preparation.
This virtual portal will provide pre-service candidates access to edPTA resources
that range from downloadable files to links to current media coverage
about the implementation of the edTPA, the teacher performance assessment
developed by the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity (SCALE).
edTPA is the first standards-based assessment
to become nationally available in the United States.
Today, there are 919 Educator Preparation Programs in 41 states
the District of Columbia participating in edTPA.