edTPA is a content specific, performance based national assessment currently being implemented in 694 Education Preparation Programs in 38 states and the District of Columbia. edTPA is both a requirement for teacher licensure in Illinois and for the completion of ISU teacher education programs that lead to licensure. In the 2015-16 school year, ISU teacher candidates earned a 99.7% pass rate on edTPA.
For more information about edTPA at ISU and the supports provided to ISU teacher candidates, watch the Overview of edTPA video. To see what ISU alumni and administrators at our partner schools think about edTPA, watch Voices from the Field.