Join us in the exciting work of scoring the redeveloped CTC's model TPA!

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) is seeking current California TK-12 teachers, school administrators, educator preparation program faculty, and educators who help prepare and/or mentor beginning teachers to participate in scoring the redeveloped California Teaching Performance Assessment (CAlTPA).  This involvement will help to ensure that candidates have the appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job of beginning teacher in California.

Scoring Opportunities

Field Test Scoring
Training and calibration for field test scoring will take place in Northern and Southern California in March and April 2018.  Assessors may score field test submissions through a secure portal during times that are convenient for them within the April to May 11, 2018, time frames.

Operational Scoring
Training, calibration, and scoring will be completed online through secure portals during times that are convenient  for the assessor within established time frames.  Operational administration of the CalTPA will begin in fall, 2018.

CalTPA Assessor Qualifications

To be eligible to score the California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA), an applicant MUST meet both of the following requirements.


Be a current or recently retired California education professional in one (1) or more of the following capacities:

  • University/program teacher educator
  • Field supervisor
  • Master teacher
  • TK–12 teacher or supervisor
  • TK–12 administrator (e.g., principal, assistant principal)
  • Holder of a teaching license or credential issued by a state education agency
  • National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT)

Have expertise in the content area assigned to score in one (1) or more of the following ways:
  • Hold a current Multiple or Single Subject Teaching Credential, or the equivalent, in the content area
  • Have university teaching experience in the content area
  • Hold a degree in the content area
NOTE: Previously certified CalTPA Program-level Lead Assessors or Program-level Assessors who have expertise in a content area as defined above may apply to score in that content area.

Qualification Verification:

To verify employment and certification, the application requests your supervisor contact information and certificate/license details.  This information will be used for verification purposes only.