Improving the edTPA Experience at St. Francis College

As the #edTPA tweets reveal, finishing edTPA® is an important and challenging step in the process of becoming a teacher. Richard Giaquinto, Chair of the Education Department at St. Francis College in New York City, has been helping candidates through the process of compiling portfolios since New York state adopted the assessment in 2014. Richard’s…

Reflecting on Teaching Practice Would Remain Important ‘even if the edTPA goes away tomorrow’ (AACTE 2017)

Preparing career educators “Although we use Edthena to prepare our students for edTPA, every assignment we do with video, we try to craft something that we would use even if the edTPA goes away tomorrow.” These are the words of Rebekah Stathakis, faculty at Northwestern University in Chicago. She presented how she uses Edthena with…