edTPA Alignment Tables Work Session Agenda: October 3, 2012

edTPA Alignment Tables work group website:http://assessment.pesb.wa.gov/home/wk-grps/edtpa-align-tbls

 9:00-9:15 am  Welcome and introductions

 9:15-9:30 am  Housekeeping items:

       Charge from the Board:

       PESB Members directed staff to convene a stakeholder work group to examine the use of the TPA and student teaching placements for pre-service candidates seeking to exit preparation programs with multiple endorsements.

       IHE and OSPI

       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

       TPA’s

       Business rules:

       Stakeholder members’ attendance will be posted on the website(http://assessment.pesb.wa.gov/home/wk-grps/align-tble-info)

       Materials from each meeting will be posted to the website

       Outcomes from each meeting will be posted to the website

       PESB staff will ask 2-3 members to be present at the Board meeting to present outcomes, concerns and/or answer questions

       If there are questions about the process or outcomes, the first step is  to ask PESB staff for clarification

       Stakeholder members should not send  their position/input directly  to individual Board members. stakeholders members will be expected to provide public comment via the following established PESB protocols:

       Public testimony at the PESB meeting or;

       Submitted in writing to PESB Administrative Executive Pamela Cook at : Pamela.Cook@k12.wa.us  phone 360-725-6273;

9:30-10:30      Review and Discussion 1

       Alignment table of related endorsements (e.g. mathematics and chemistry);

       Alignment table of somewhat related endorsements (e.g. middle level math and chemistry)

       Recommendations for Board

10:30-10:45    Break

 10:45-11:45    Review and Discussion 2

       Alignment table of unrelated endorsements (e.g. mathematics and history).

11:45-12:45    Lunch Break

12:45-1:15      Continue Review and Discussion 2

       Recommendations for Board

1:15-1:30        Break

1:30-2:30        Review and Discussion 3

       Any endorsement pairs not covered on alignment tables

       What if candidate wants more than 2 endorsements?

       Recommendations to Board

2:30-3:00        Wrap up

       Next steps

       Board presentation