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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.

Guidelines for When to Take CalTPA Tasks

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Period 1-
Self enroll by Sunday, January 10, 2016
Submit Task January 18-24, 2016

Period 2-
Self enroll by Sunay, February 14, 2016
Submit Task February 22-28, 2016

Note: Submission automatically closed at midnight

Winter CalTPA Office Hours:

Dr. Persiani - kpersia@calstatela.edu  KHA 3034  By Appointment.
Professor Michaeil Haussler -
mhaussl@calstatela.edu  KHB 2023 By Appointment.
 

CalTPA Workshops (Register on GET):

You will choose whichever workshop for whichever CalTPA you are taking. You have the option to go to the Friday or Saturday days/dates for the CalTPA you are registered for. Regardless of Friday or Saturday, the same content is covered.

Dr. Persiani’s Fall TPA Workshop Schedule (Only Sign Up Once)

January 8 (Friday)-TPA 1 Workshop 4:00-6:00 Room KHC4071 (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
January 8 (Friday)-TPA 2 Workshop 6:00-7:30 Room KHC4071 (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
January 15 (Friday)-TPA 3 Workshop 4:00-6:00 Room KHC4071 (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
January 15 (Friday)--TPA 4 Workshop 6:00-7:30 Room KHC4071 (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)

Professor Haussler’s Fall TPA Workshop Schedule (Only Sign Up Once)

January 9 (Saturday)-TPA 1 Workshop 9:00-11:00 Room KHC4073   (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
January 9 (Saturday)-TPA 2 Workshop 11:00-1:00 Room KHC4073   (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
January 16 (Saturday)-TPA 3 Workshop 9:00-11:00 Room KHC4073 (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
January 16 (Saturday)-TPA 4 Workshop 11:00-1:00 Room KHC4073 (Be Sure to Register through GET. See Info Below)
 
Workshop Registration on GET

TPA Workshop Multiple Subject

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

TPA Workshop Single Subject

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

Registering for TPA with a Code:

To confirm codes for TPA registration (found at the bottom of the website page or see next page below), visit:

http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/ccoe/edci/tpacodes

Once you have your code/s for the correct TPA and correct Submission Period, go to Taskstream to register.  Make note of all deadlines.  Missing these deadlines results in having to wait until the next submission period.
 
To Check Your Scores once they are Released:

1. Click on "Folios & Web Pages"
2. On the right hand side click on "Access your Inactive DRF's"
3. Open the Task.
4. Click on "Scores/Results"

Refer to the information in this link to access past information if you rolled your TPA into another submission period or are revising - http://www.calstatela.edu/sites/default/files/groups/Charter%20College%2...

 

 

Codes for TPA registration (see below)

WInter 2016 Information Sheet

   

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 2016 codes