edTPA for Mentors

edTPA is a national performance-based assessment for beginning teachers. Iis intended to assess individuals’ classroom readiness as well as to support their development as educators. All Towson University teacher interns must complete edTPA in order to graduate from their programs. In coming years, teacher candidates will need to successfully complete edTPA to become certified teachers in Maryland.

The following document explains more about what edTPA is and about the role of mentors in the edTPA process.

Teachers Who Support Teacher Candidates

The NEA has also published a short guide to provide details about each edTPA task and tips for supporting interns.

edTPA and Cooperating Teachers


Request Access to edTPA Documents

Request Access to edTPA Documents

If you need access to an edTPA handbook or other document but do not have a Towson log in, please fill out the following form to request access. The edTPA Coordinator will be in touch within 24 hours.

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