Teacher candidates at the College of
Education and Human Services at West Virginia University are gaining a new
measure of quality for their education and preparedness. Beginning in the fall of 2017, most teacher
candidates will be required to participate in a performance based assessment
edTPA is the premier teacher candidate support and assessment program in the nation. Led by the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity (SCALE), the assessment ensures that the incoming teacher workforce is prepared to meet the academic needs of all students.