April 25, 2019 SBEC Work Session Agenda
STATE BOARD FOR EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION
WORK SESSION AGENDA
APRIL 25, 2019 AT 1:00 PM
AMERICAN INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCH
4700 MUELLER BLVD., CONFERENCE ROOM 108 A/B
AUSTIN, TEXAS 78723
The Board will meet in open session and after determining the presence of a quorum, discuss the following agenda items:
1. Call to Order
2. Welcome and Overview
This item provides the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) with an opportunity to discuss the Board’s statutory purpose in certifying educators, the Board’s Mission and Core Principles, and the purpose of the work session.
3. Discussion and Update on Classroom Teacher Certification Redesign
This item provides the SBEC with an opportunity to receive an update from staff and to discuss the classroom teacher certification redesign, including a performance assessment (edTPA), the use of subject-matter only assessments to be used for the pre-admission content test (PACT), and intensive pre-service options to become the teacher of record.
Ray Pecheone and Andrea Whitaker from the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Evaluation (SCALE) will be present to answer questions regarding edTPA’s purpose, development, and current implementation.