Teacher Candidates

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Teacher Candidates

 Information for Teacher Candidates 

The "Nitty Gritty"

Cut scores
  • 38 for a handbook with 15 rubrics (most handbooks)
  • 32 for a handbook with 13 rubrics (World Languages)

Meeting Days

  • edTPA Kick-Off is held the afternoon of the Student Orientation in early August/January
  • Writing Days are held from 8:30-3:30 on three Fridays during the first 9 weeks of student teaching
    • Large group meetings to start the day
    • Content group meetings are held early in the day
    • Optional "Task" meetings are held throughout the day
    • Instructors, supervisors, technology specialists, Tk20 specialist and edTPA Coordinator are available each day
    • Work space is flexible

Resources

  • D2L sites - relevant documents, weekly tips, Q & A
  • Making Good Choices document
  • Your assigned
    • Handbook
    • Understanding Rubric Level Progressions (URLPs)
    • Understanding Academic Language in edTPA
  • Technology professionals
  • University Writing Center
  • Instructors, university supervisors, cooperating teachers, peers, Tk20 specialist, edTPA Coordinator
  • Pearson edTPA site (www.edtpa.com) - the official source of information for candidates and faculty

 

For more information, contact Penny Buckley,  edTPA Coordinator, at edTPA@uwosh.edu or 920-424-3330.


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