emailed sent out to edTPA coordinators, August 9, 2013
2013-14 handbooks and
the updated Making Good Choices
candidate support document are now available in the Resource Library!
SCALE has made only a few
changes to handbooks for operational use in 2013-14. Informed by our
experiences with benchmarking, training and scoring during the validation field
test this year, new handbooks include minor changes to directions and prompts.
These changes are intended to improve clarity for candidates, faculty and
scorers. See the Table of Changes document
for details on the changes. If you have questions about the handbook revisions,
please post it in the Handbook forum in
the Online Community for a prompt response.
As requested, several edTPA
Implementation Resource videos are now available for viewing outside our
Resource Library. Members of edTPA (faculty, coordinators, etc.) can share the
videos with cooperating teachers and candidates. Go to the Resource Library and
watch the video. Details on how to share the video with your candidates or
school based partners is seen in the description. The shared videos are as
Please be conscious when
sharing these video with others that they have been specifically created for
individuals using edTPA or people supporting candidates using edTPA, not the
Thank you for your
continued support of edTPA, please visit our website at edtpa.aacte.org
often for further edTPA Community updates. If you have any questions about the
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