Call for Proposals

National edTPA Implementation Conference
Building Bridges to Highly Accomplished Teaching:
From Pre-Service to Teacher Leader   
March 31- April 2, 2016
Call for Proposals
The annual National edTPA Implementation Conference organized by the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity (SCALE) will be held March 31-April 2, 2016 at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront.  The Program Committee welcomes proposals from implementers of edTPA, the p-12 community and individuals involved in supporting teachers and teacher candidates. The deadline for submitting proposals is Monday, February 15, 2016.

We seek proposals for “interactive sessions” that will engage attendees in discussions and activities around our conference theme: Building Bridges to Highly Accomplished Teaching: From Pre-Service to Teacher Leader.  “Interactive sessions” integrate presentation with active engagement of the audience. Our goal is to share and develop practices, perspectives, and research through active learning.  We request proposals designed for specific strands (listed below), although we will also consider submissions on other topics that provide insight into the implementation process and/or the impact of teacher education policy.  Space is limited at the conference so not every submission will be accepted, but all proposals will be evaluated through a peer-review for inclusion in the conference.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please prepare the following information:
  1. Contact information
  2. Interactive Session Title
  3. Strand associated with your interactive session
    • P-12 Partnerships and Engagement/Induction/Teacher Evaluation
    • Using Data for Program Renewal/Local Evaluation/Lesson Learned
    • Equity/Academic Language
    • Research on edTPA/Predictive and Consequential Validity
    • Candidate Support and Feedback
  4. 200 word abstract describing the purpose and activities included in your session
  5. Describe how your session will be interactive and engage attendees
  6. List 3-5 central goals or questions that will be the focus of your session