Getting Ready for the 2012 Field Trials

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Teacher Performance Assessment TPA 101:. Getting Ready for the 2012 Field Trials. Cards on table for questions Will be answered at end of session Answers will be sent to participants. Questions and Answers. Background of the Teacher Performance Assessment. What is it? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Getting Ready for the 2012 Field Trials Teacher Performance AssessmentTPA 101: Questions and AnswersCards on table for questionsWill be answered at end of sessionAnswers will be sent to participants Background of the Teacher Performance Assessment What is it? National PerspectiveDevelopment of 6 Program AreasFuture areas currently being developed

Fast Track StateTo match PERCA timelinesTo influence the policy environmentTo take the lead in this national projectFor continuous program improvement

What has Minnesota already done to prepare for Field Trials?MN TPAC Steering CommitteeTPAC State Coordinator Sally BaasBush Foundation Support of $200,000

12 Score Trainers giving workshops throughout the state BOT support

AACTE support - Ning

What has St. Cloud State University done to prepare for Field Trials? Representation on MN Steering Committee TPA Liaison to TPAC committee TPA assigned as a MN common metric for TPI TPI monetary support5 SCSU faculty attended Ohio Score Training3 credit buyout to be TPA Liaison TPA sections piloted in CFS department SOE, Teacher Ed Council & University workshops

Spring Field TrialsAll programs required to participate for spring student teachingData not required yet for PERCALive: 2012-2013Back mapping done this springNext Step Opportunities 30 minute prerequisite webinar covering Bias 1.5 hour webinar covering TPA overview 2.5 hour webinar for each of the 6 content areas I. to gain a deeper understanding of the TPA II. to become a calibrated scorer Scoring workshops will be held in MayWalk through of the TPA 5 Main sections (green handout)

Rolling out the TPA in a programWhat this could look like in a departmentUnpacking the TPAContent areas regroup to discuss the 5 TPA sections to identify what is already being done in your program