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Background of the California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA)

The CalTPA is a measure of your knowledge, skills, and competencies as a beginning teacher in relation to the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). It is a requirement of all Multiple Subjects and Single Subject teacher candidates who enter programs of teacher preparation in California effective July 1, 2008. The CalTPA is a result of legislation, Senate Bill 2042, which requires a summative assessment of teaching performance in pre-service teacher preparation. The assessment was developed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and the Educational Testing Service. It was field tested for validity by K-12 teachers and University education faculty. (CTC, 2007)

The Cal TPA at CSULA

CSULA uses the California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA) to meet the SB 2042 requirement for a program-embedded teaching performance assessment. All candidates must pass each of the 4 Tasks of the CalTPA with a minimum score of 3 on an ascending 4 point scale in order to be recommended for an initial California teaching credential. Candidates are directed to the Candidate Handbook prepared by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for a full description of the CalTPA, each of the 4 Tasks and the scoring rubrics, and the guidelines for completing each Task.

Period 1-
Self enroll by June 29, 2014
Submit Task July 7-13, 2014

Period 2-
Self enroll by August 3, 2014
Submit Task August 11-17, 2014

Note: Submission automatically closed at midnight

CalTPA Workshops (Register on GET):

You will choose whichever workshop for whichever CalTPA you are taking. You will only go to the workshop one time. You have the option to go to the Monday or Saturday days/dates for the CalTPA you are registered for.

Summer TPA Workshop Monday Schedule (Only Sign Up Once: Mon OR Fri) Dr. Persiani

June 30 (Monday)-TPA 1 Workshop 10:00-12:00 TBD  (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
June 30 (Monday)-TPA 2 Workshop 1:00-3:00 TBD  (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
July 7 (Monday)-TPA 3 Workshop 10:00-12:00 TBD (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
July 7 (Monday)-TPA 4 Workshop 1:00-3:00 TBD (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)

Summer TPA Workshop Friday Schedule (Only Sign Up Once: Mon OR Fri) Professor Haussler

July 25 (Friday)-TPA 1 Workshop 10:00-12:00 TBD  (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
July 25 (Friday)-TPA 2 Workshop 1:00-3:00 TBD (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
August 1 (Friday)-TPA 3 Workshop 10:00-12:00 TBD  (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
August 1 (Friday)-TPA 4 Workshop 1:00-3:00 TBD (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)

Workshop Registration on GET

TPA Workshop Multiple Subject

Workshop=EDEL 499-01 (1 unit)
Workshop=EDEL 499-02 (2 units)

TPA Workshop Single Subject

Workshop=EDSE 499-01 (1 unit)
Workshops=EDSE 499-02 (2 units)

pdf iconSummer 2014 Schedule

 

TaskStream

TPA Enrollment/completion instructions
pdf iconTask 1
pdf iconTask 2
pdf iconTask 3
pdf iconTask 4
word iconVideo FAQ for Task 4
pdf iconFLIP Camera Instructions
word iconInstr - Upload Signature Assignments
pdf iconHow to view previous tasks(scores, items submitted, etc.)
For EDCI 300 Students
pdf iconTaskStream Student Guide - activate your subscription
Word IconRegister for single/multiple subject
Word IconCreating a WebFolio
pdf iconPortfolio Organization List
Word IconAccessing & Uploading to WebFolio
Word IconSubmitting WebFolio for grading

 

Registration Codes - Click here for Summer 2014 codes