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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 January 11, 2015
Submit Task January 19-25, 2015

Period 2-
Self enroll by February 15, 2015
Submit Task February 13 - March 1, 20115

Note: Submission automatically closed at midnight

Winter CalTPA Office Hours:

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

Dr. Judy Washburn  Wednesday 3:00-6:00 or by appointment 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.

Winter TPA Workshop Tuesday Schedule (Only Sign Up Once: Tues OR Fri)- Dr. Persiani

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

Winter TPA Workshop Friday Schedule (Only Sign Up Once: Tues OR Fri) Professor Haussler

January 16 (Friday)-TPA 1 Workshop 9:30-11:30 TBD  (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
January 16 (Friday)-TPA 2 Workshop 12:00-2:00 TBD (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
January 23 (Friday)-TPA 3 Workshop 9:30-11:30 TBD (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
January 23 (Friday)-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)

 

 

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 Winter 2015 codes