The California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA) is a state-mandated assessment for Multiple and Single Subject Credential Program candidates. California educators are invited to apply and must meet specific qualifications for credentials and educator experience within the last 3 years.
Scoring of the CalTPA will include assessor training and calibration and will be subject-specific. Assessor training typically occurs each spring and fall based on submission estimates and assessor needs. Once calibrated, scoring activities will be completed from home with a part-time, flexible schedule.
CalTPA is offered in the following credential areas:
- Multiple Subject
- English Language Development
- Health Science
- Home Economics
- Industrial and Technology Education
- MusicPhysical Education
- ScienceSocial Science
- World Languages
Performance assessment consisting of two instructional cycles:
- Instructional Cycle 1: Learning About Students and Planning Instruction
- Instructional Cycle 2: Assessment-Driven Instruction
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