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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 October 5, 2014
Submit Task October 13-19, 2014

Period 2-
Self enroll by November 9, 2014
Submit Task November 17-23, 2014

Note: Submission automatically closed at midnight

Fall CalTPA Office Hours:

Dr. Persiani-             By Appointment (KHA 3034)
Professor Haussler- Monday and Wednesday 1:00-4:00 (KHB 2023)

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.

Fall TPA Workshop Monday Schedule (Only Sign Up Once: Mon OR Sat)- Dr. Persiani

October 13 (Monday)-TPA 1 Workshop 4:00-6:00 TBD  (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
October 13 (Monday)-TPA 2 Workshop 6:00-8:00 TBD  (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
October 20 (Monday)-TPA 3 Workshop 4:00-6:00 TBD (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
October 20 (Monday)-TPA 4 Workshop 6:00-8:00 TBD (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)

Fall TPA Workshop Saturday Schedule (Only Sign Up Once: Mon OR Sat) Professor Haussler

October 4 (Saturday)-TPA 1 Workshop 9:30-11:30 TBD  (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
October 4 (Saturday)-TPA 2 Workshop 12:00-2:00 TBD (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
October 11 (Saturday)-TPA 3 Workshop 9:30-11:30 TBD (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
October 11 (Saturday)-TPA 4 Workshop 12:00-2:00 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 iconFall 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 Fall 2014 codes