CalTPA Scoring

California educators are invited to score submissions for the pilot test (spring 2017), field test (spring 2018), and operational administrations (starting fall 2018). Scoring of the CalTPA will include assessor training and calibration and will be subject-specific. Submissions will be received and scored in each of the CalTPA content areas.

Pilot Test Scoring

Scoring for the CalTPA pilot test will be conducted late April/early May 2017. Scoring, including training and calibration, will be conducted in person in Sacramento, CA.

CalTPA Assessor Qualifications

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

REQUIREMENT #1

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)

REQUIREMENT #2

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 calibrated CalTPA Program-level Lead Assessors or Program-level Assessors who have expertise in a content area in one (1) or more of the following ways may apply to score in that content area.

  • Hold a current Multiple or Single Subject Teaching Credential in the content area
  • Have university teaching experience in the content area
  • Hold a degree in the content area

In order to score candidate submissions, assessors must complete the requisite training and meet the established qualification standards. Assessors will be paid for time spent in training, calibration, and scoring submissions.

Complete the application to become a CalTPA Assessor link opens in a new window.

If you are interested in finding out more about scoring activities for the CalTPA, please contact Evaluation Systems at es-caltpa-recruiter@pearson.com.


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