edTPA Alignment Tables Work Session Group

PESB and Department of Early Learning

December 19, 2012


Welcome and introductions
  • Charge from the Board:
    • PESB Members directed staff to convene stakeholder work groups to examine the use of the edTPA and student teaching placements for pre-service candidates seeking to exit preparation programs with multiple endorsements.
      • Colleges of education, OSPI content specialists and Dept. of Early Learning
  • Purpose:
    • Stakeholder work group will review the alignment tables and provide recommendations for the Board’s consideration related to the number and types of:
      • Placements
      • WEST-E assessments
      • edTPA’s

Overview of Alignment Tables

  • Alignment table of related endorsements (e.g. mathematics and chemistry);
  • Alignment table of somewhat related endorsements (e.g. middle level math and chemistry)
  • Alignment table of unrelated related endorsements (e.g. history and chemistry)
Review and Discussion

Outcomes/Recommendations/Considerations from colleges of education meeting Oct. 3, 2012

Recommendations/Considerations from DEL
  • Recommendations for Board- related, somewhat related, unrelated endorsements
  • Any endorsement pairs not covered on alignment tables?
  • What if candidate wants more than 2 endorsements?
  • Next steps
  • Board presentation- March 7 and 8, Bellingham, WA
  • PESB and OSPI meeting date, December 13, 2012
  • WEA and SWEA will submit their recommendations by December 13, 2012