WELCOME TO NATIONAL
UNIVERSITY
WRITING PROMPT
Respond to each prompt in one page. Email your responses to:
pdickenson@nu.edu
• Describe what the conce...
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Patricia Dickenson - Assistant Professor, Faculty Advisor
pdickenson@nu.edu
408-236-1136
Dr. G...
MEETING AGENDA
• Meet your Faculty Advisor.
• Understand your program & profession.
• Credential program requirements a...
TWO ROUTES FOR PRELIMINARY
CREDENTIAL
At National University
Graduate
Programs
Undergraduate
Blended Programs
UNDERGRADUATE ROUTE
Undergrad Blended Programs:
• BA in Interdisciplinary Studies with Preliminary Multiple Subject
Cre...
General Education
Major Courses
Credential Courses
Clinical Practice
1. Preliminary Single Subject Credential (with Intern Option)
2. Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential (with Intern
Op...
Credential classes
(15-16 courses)
2 Co-requisite courses
4 Foundation/Core courses
5 Methods courses
4-5 Clinical Pr...
Student Teaching
• 4 Months (80 Instructional Days)
• Full Day
• NU places the student teacher
• Students request thei...
Co-requisites Core Classes
HEDX 1101X TED 602 SPD 604
EDX 1201X TED 606 SPD 608
---------------------------------------...
Co-requisites Core Classes
HEDX 1101X TED 602 SPD 604
EDX 1201X TED 606 SPD 608
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INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY
Online and On-site
Undergraduate Credential Courses: Online
Graduate Credential Courses: Online ...
Requirement Student Teaching Internship
CBEST Attempted before core courses. Attempted before core courses.
Passed befor...
REMEMBER
• Pass CBEST and CSET prior to methods courses
• Pass TPA 1 and TPA 2 three to four months prior to student
te...
California Subjects Exam for Teachers
http://www.ctcexams.nesinc.com/
• CSET: Multiple Subjects
• 3 Subtests
• CSET: S...
YOUR PROFESSION: AN
OVERVIEW
d
Know Your Professional Resources
K-12 Schools
CA Department of Education
(CDE)
www.cde.ca.gov
• Curriculum & Instruct...
YOUR TEACHER CREDENTIAL
SB2042 Preliminary Teaching Credential
--Includes--
• Six Professional Standards
• (Pre-Servic...
PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS: TPES
d
THE SIX TEACHING STANDARDS
Teacher
Candidates 6 Teaching Standards Credentialed
Teachers
Teaching
Performance
Expect...
6 TPE Domains 13 TPE Competency Areas
TPE Domain A
Make Subject-Matter
Comprehensible for All Learners
1. Pedagogy For...
• 4 TPA Tasks (state-CalTPA) .
• Credential Program Design.
• Credential Course Assignments.
• Teaching Performance Eva...
ASSESSMENT OF CANDIDATE
COMPETENCIES
Assessment Demonstrates When Assessed How Assessed
Who
Assesses
CBEST Basic Skil...
Teaching Performance Assessments
• 4 Written tasks in TaskStream
• Possible Score: 1-4
• Passing: 3 or 4
• External assessor
• Candidates are anonymous...
TPA: THE TASKS
Four Developmental Tasks
(1) Task SSP: Subject-Specific Pedagogy (4 case studies)
CS #1 Developmentally ...
TPA: DEVELOPMENTAL
Tasks Increase in Complexity
Task SSP Task DI Task AL Task CTE
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TPA CONSIDERATIONS
Items
Task
SSP
(1)
Task DI
(2)
Task
AL
(3)
Task CTE
(4)
Focuses on:
• English Learners
• ...
31
UNDERGRAD PROGRAMS: TPA & COURSE CONNECTIONS
Tasks BA Credential Courses
TPA Task I
Subject Specific Pedagogy
TED ...
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TPA: COURSE CONNECTIONS
Tasks New GRADUATE Credential Courses
Subject Specific Pedagogy (1)
TED 621A /623 Lang. Dev...
• 1-2 Designated Assignments per Course
• TPA Related
TPA RESOURCES
• NU TPA Basics Student Tutorial:
http://nu.adobeconnect.com/tpabasics2011/
• NU TPA Webpage:
https://ww...
TPA COSTS
• TPA Submission Costs ($305 Total)
• Task 1 $65
• Task 2 $65
• Task 3 $65
• Task 4 $110
• TaskStream Regi...
EXPECTATIONS OF CONDUCT
Composed of:
1. University: Behaviors
2. SOE: Knowledge, skills, dispositions
BEHAVIOR
Offenses: Overview
• Possession or use of controlled substance.
• Alcohol possession, use, and/or distribution...
BEHAVIOR
On-site Class
• Does not allow opinion of others to be offered
in discussions.
• Distracting behaviors (i.e. ...
BEHAVIOR
Onsite & Online Classes
• Does not respect diversity of opinions.
• Electronic communication (verbal abuse):
...
BEHAVIOR
Online & On-site Classes
• Sexual harassment, stalking, threats, insults, or humiliation. Comments
of:
• Ethn...
SOE EXPECTATIONS OF
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES
• USA
• NEA-Code of Ethics
• State of California
• CTC- Division of Profes...
Conceptual Framework is…
The beliefs and values guiding
programs, courses, teaching,
candidate performance,
faculty sc...
SOE Conceptual Framework
STARS
Scholarship in knowledge, theory and practice.
Teamwork with P-12 schools, other profess...
SOE AND CREDENTIALS
DISPOSITIONS
Defined
… to conduct yourself in a professional manner,
as the circumstance calls for...
CANDIDATE ASSISTANCE
PROCESS
CAP Purpose
• Provides individualized, supportive assistance for candidates to
demonstrat...
CANDIDATE ASSISTANCE PROCESS
CAP
Two Levels
• Candidate Progress Alert
• Candidate Assistance Plan
Includes:
• Documentation: Remediation plan involving…
• Candidate
• Initiating faculty member
• Intervention strategi...
K-12 Teachers
• Each Credential Course—4 hours of K-12 observation
• TPA 2 Designing Instruction
• Register for TaskStream.
• Make connections between courses & tasks.
• Attend a TPA Town Hall meeting.
• Twitter: @techteacherprep
• Facebook: NU ASCD Student Chapter
• Teachingandlearningforteachers.blogspot.com
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National University Credential Program Orientation

National University Credential Program Orientation
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  • 1. WELCOME TO NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  • 2. WRITING PROMPT Respond to each prompt in one page. Email your responses to: pdickenson@nu.edu • Describe what the concept “all children can learn” means to you and how it might influence your work as a teacher. • Describe how you would ensure fairness and equity in your work as a teacher.
  • 3. CONTACT INFORMATION Dr. Patricia Dickenson - Assistant Professor, Faculty Advisor pdickenson@nu.edu 408-236-1136 Dr. Garo Mirigian - Regional Clinical Practice Coordinator – Student Teaching Garo.Mirigian@natuniv.edu 408-236-1134 Christina Regalia - Regional Clinical Practice Coordinator – Internship R-cregalia@sbcglobal.net Amanda Meyer - Credential Program Specialist ameyer@nu.edu 408-236-1117
  • 4. MEETING AGENDA • Meet your Faculty Advisor. • Understand your program & profession. • Credential program requirements and due dates. • Identify resources. • Answer your questions.
  • 5. TWO ROUTES FOR PRELIMINARY CREDENTIAL At National University Graduate Programs Undergraduate Blended Programs
  • 6. UNDERGRADUATE ROUTE Undergrad Blended Programs: • BA in Interdisciplinary Studies with Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential • BA in English with Preliminary Single Subject Credential • BA in Spanish with Preliminary Single Subject Credential • BA in Mathematics with Preliminary Single Subject Credential • BA in Health Sciences with Preliminary Single Subject Credential • BA in Social Science with Preliminary Single Subject Credential • BA in Early Childhood Development with Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential
  • 7. General Education Major Courses Credential Courses Clinical Practice
  • 8. 1. Preliminary Single Subject Credential (with Intern Option) 2. Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential (with Intern Option) 3. Master of Education with Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject Credential (with Intern Option)
  • 9. Credential classes (15-16 courses) 2 Co-requisite courses 4 Foundation/Core courses 5 Methods courses 4-5 Clinical Practice courses (4 Student Teaching courses or 5 internship courses) Plus 5 additional courses for the Master’s of Education
  • 10. Student Teaching • 4 Months (80 Instructional Days) • Full Day • NU places the student teacher • Students request their top two districts • K-12 & NU Decision • Unpaid • To begin: • Pass CBEST & CSET (or equivalent) • Pass TPAs 1 and 2 • Pre-student teacher course work done (9 courses) Internship (Graduate only) • 8 Months or full school year • Full Day • Full-time job offer at public school • Student finds position in their subject area • Full-time employment as teacher of record • Intern Paid by district • To begin: • Verified offer from District • Pass CBEST & CSET (or equivalent) • 3 Pre-intern courses complete • Meet all Intern Eligibility Requirements & Possess University Internship Credential
  • 11. Co-requisites Core Classes HEDX 1101X TED 602 SPD 604 EDX 1201X TED 606 SPD 608 ---------------------------------------------Pass CBEST and CSET------------------------------------------- Multiple Subject Methods or Single Subject Methods TED 623 TED 632 TED 621A TED 621B TED 633 TED 634 TED 635 TED 636 TED 626 Classroom Management On-site Class TED 626 Classroom Management On-site Class -------------------------------------------Pass TPAs 1 and 2---------------------------------------- Student Teaching TED 530A Student Teaching 1 TED 530B Student Teaching II TED 531A Student Teacher Seminar I On-site class TED 531B Student Teacher Seminar II On-site class -------------------------------Pass TPAs 3 and 4 (and RICA for multiple subject teachers)------------------------------------
  • 12. Co-requisites Core Classes HEDX 1101X TED 602 SPD 604 EDX 1201X TED 606 SPD 608 ---------------------------------------------Pass CBEST and CSET------------------------------------------- *Three Pre-intern courses Single Subject Methods or Multiple Subject Methods *TED 623 TED 632 * TED 621A * TED 621B TED 633 *TED 634 TED 635 TED 636 *TED 626 Classroom Management On-site Class * TED 626 Classroom Management On-site Class Internship Classes TED 610 Best Internship Practices TED 628A Internship Clinical Practice I TED 628B Internship Clinical Practice II TED 631A Internship Seminar I TED 631B Internship Seminar II -------------------------------Pass TPAs 1-4 during internship (RICA needed for multiple subject teachers)-------------------------
  • 13. INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY Online and On-site Undergraduate Credential Courses: Online Graduate Credential Courses: Online except…. Mandatory On-site classes…. * TED 626 Classroom Management * TED 531 A + 531B Student Teaching Seminar
  • 14. Requirement Student Teaching Internship CBEST Attempted before core courses. Attempted before core courses. Passed before methods courses. Passed before methods courses. CSET Schedule before core courses. Scheduled before core courses. Passed before methods courses. Passed before methods courses. Neg TB Test Needed before starting core courses. Certificate of Clearance Needed before starting core courses. TPA 1 Passed before student teaching Passed during Internship TPA 2 Passed before student teaching Passed during Internship TPA 3 Passed during student teaching Passed during Internship TPA 4 Passed during student teaching Passed during Internship GPA 3.0 or better No D or F grades
  • 15. REMEMBER • Pass CBEST and CSET prior to methods courses • Pass TPA 1 and TPA 2 three to four months prior to student teaching. Official deadlines sent out by Credential Program Specialist
  • 16. California Subjects Exam for Teachers http://www.ctcexams.nesinc.com/ • CSET: Multiple Subjects • 3 Subtests • CSET: Single Subjects • 2-4 Subtests (depends on subject area) • Resources: CSET Site • Practice Tests • Test Guides • Resources: Other • Purchase prep book online • CSET prep classes through NU Extended Learning
  • 17. YOUR PROFESSION: AN OVERVIEW d
  • 18. Know Your Professional Resources K-12 Schools CA Department of Education (CDE) www.cde.ca.gov • Curriculum & Instruction • K12 CA-CCS • K12 State Content Area Standards • Testing & Accountability • Data & Statistics Credentials Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) www.ctc.ca.gov • How to Become a Teacher • Credentialing Requirements • Division of Professional Practices • TPAs • 6 Professional Standards
  • 19. YOUR TEACHER CREDENTIAL SB2042 Preliminary Teaching Credential --Includes-- • Six Professional Standards • (Pre-Service) Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs) • (Credential) Calif. Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTPs) • Teaching Performance Assessments (TPAs) • English Learner (EL) Authorization • NCLB Compliant
  • 20. PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS: TPES d
  • 21. THE SIX TEACHING STANDARDS Teacher Candidates 6 Teaching Standards Credentialed Teachers Teaching Performance Expectations (TPE Domains) 1 Make Subject matter Comprehensible -All Students. California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTPs) 2 Assess (All) Student Learning. 3 Engage & Support Learning for All Students. 4 Plan & Design Learning Experiences - All Students 5 Create & Manage Learning Environ. for All Students 6 Be a Professional Educator for All Students.
  • 22. 6 TPE Domains 13 TPE Competency Areas TPE Domain A Make Subject-Matter Comprehensible for All Learners 1. Pedagogy For Subject-Matter Instruction. TPE Domain B Assess Student Learning 2. Monitoring All Student Learn. During Instruction. 3. Interpreting Student Data &Using Assessments. TPE Domain C Engage & Support Learning for All Learners 4. Making Content Accessible for All Students. 5. Engaging All Students. 6. Using Developmentally Appropriate Teach. Practices. 7. Teaching English Learners. TPE Domain D Plan & Design Learning Experiences for All Learners 8. Learning About All Students. 9. Planning Instruction for All Students. TPE Domain E Create & Manage Learning Environments for All Students 10. Using Instructional Time. 11. Creating Social Learn. Environment for All Students. TPE Domain F Develop as a Professional Educator 12. Displaying Professional, Legal, & Ethical Obligations. 13. Showing Professional Growth.
  • 23. • 4 TPA Tasks (state-CalTPA) . • Credential Program Design. • Credential Course Assignments. • Teaching Performance Evaluation forms. (Clinical Practice: Student Teaching or Internship)
  • 24. ASSESSMENT OF CANDIDATE COMPETENCIES Assessment Demonstrates When Assessed How Assessed Who Assesses CBEST Basic Skills Beginning of Program Before Methods Courses Written State Exam State CSET Subject Matter Before Methods Courses Written State Exam State TPA 4 Tasks TPEs Throughout Program Written State Exam External Assessors Signature Assignments TPEs Throughout Program NU Course Assignments NU Course Instructors Clinical Practice (Student Teaching) TPEs 4 months, full day Teaching Performance K12 SSPs USPs Clinical Practice (Internship) TPEs 8 months, full day Teaching Performance K12 SSPs USPs
  • 25. Teaching Performance Assessments
  • 26. • 4 Written tasks in TaskStream • Possible Score: 1-4 • Passing: 3 or 4 • External assessor • Candidates are anonymous to assessors. • Not a ‘timed’ test. • Honor Code • Non-passing scores are double/triple scored. • Remediation appointment if TPA not passed on first attempt. 27
  • 27. TPA: THE TASKS Four Developmental Tasks (1) Task SSP: Subject-Specific Pedagogy (4 case studies) CS #1 Developmentally Appropriate Pedagogy CS #2 Assessment Practices CS #3 Adapting Content-Specific Pedagogy for English Learners CS #4 Adapting Content-Specific Pedagogy for St. w/Special Needs (2) Task DI: Designing Instruction (3) Task AL: Assessing Student Learning (4) Task CTE: Culminating Teaching Experience
  • 28. TPA: DEVELOPMENTAL Tasks Increase in Complexity Task SSP Task DI Task AL Task CTE 29
  • 29. TPA CONSIDERATIONS Items Task SSP (1) Task DI (2) Task AL (3) Task CTE (4) Focuses on: • English Learners • Students with Special Needs • Whole Class     Written Format: Respond to Prompts     Teaching Video: Required  Completed Before St. Teaching   Completed During St. Teaching   Completed During Internship      = YES
  • 30. 31 UNDERGRAD PROGRAMS: TPA & COURSE CONNECTIONS Tasks BA Credential Courses TPA Task I Subject Specific Pedagogy TED 305 Orientation TED 300 Fundamentals of Education TED 310 Development and Learning TED 410 Multicultural Literature TED 430 Instructional Strategies for St. with Special Needs TPA Task 2 Designing Instruction Multiple and Single Subjects (Methods) TED 340 Reading in the Content Area TED 330A Reading &Language Arts Methods-Elementary TED 350 Math and Science Methods TED 355 History and Social Science Methods TED 380 Visual/Perform. Arts &Physical Educ. Methods Single Subjects (Methods) TED 420 Diversity in Teaching and Learning TED 330B Reading &Language Arts Methods-Secondary TPA Task 3 Assessing Student Learning TED 440 Classroom Leadership and Assessment Seminar TPA Task 4 Culminating Teaching Experience TED 531A/531B Student Teaching Seminar
  • 31. 32 TPA: COURSE CONNECTIONS Tasks New GRADUATE Credential Courses Subject Specific Pedagogy (1) TED 621A /623 Lang. Develop. Methods (CS #3) SPD 608 Exceptionalities (CS #4) Subject Specific Pedagogy (1) & Designing Instruction (2) Multiple Subjects (Methods) TED 621B Reading & Language Arts TED 635 C & I (SS, History, PE) TED 636 C & I (Math & Science) Subject Specific Pedagogy (1) & Designing Instruction (2) Single Subjects (Methods) TED 632 Content Area Curriculum TED 633 Content Area Instruction & Assessment TED 634 Content Area Literacy Assessing Student Learning (3) TED 531 A/B Student Teaching Seminar TED 530 A/B Student Teaching OR TED 628 A/B Internship TED 631 A/B Internship Seminar TED 610 Best Internship Practices Culminating Teaching Experience (4)
  • 32. • 1-2 Designated Assignments per Course • TPA Related
  • 33. TPA RESOURCES • NU TPA Basics Student Tutorial: http://nu.adobeconnect.com/tpabasics2011/ • NU TPA Webpage: https://www.taskstream.com/ts/manager17/TPANU.html Includes 2014 TaskStream QuickStart Guide • TPA Town Hall Meetings
  • 34. TPA COSTS • TPA Submission Costs ($305 Total) • Task 1 $65 • Task 2 $65 • Task 3 $65 • Task 4 $110 • TaskStream Registration Costs • 1 Semester $25 • 1 Year $42 • 2 Years $69 • 3 Years $91
  • 35. EXPECTATIONS OF CONDUCT Composed of: 1. University: Behaviors 2. SOE: Knowledge, skills, dispositions
  • 36. BEHAVIOR Offenses: Overview • Possession or use of controlled substance. • Alcohol possession, use, and/or distribution. • Academic dishonesty. • Plagiarism • Civility in the classroom.
  • 37. BEHAVIOR On-site Class • Does not allow opinion of others to be offered in discussions. • Distracting behaviors (i.e. side conversations). • Offensive comments, language, or gestures. • Disruptions of educational experiences.
  • 38. BEHAVIOR Onsite & Online Classes • Does not respect diversity of opinions. • Electronic communication (verbal abuse): • ALL CAPS •Large font • Bold print
  • 39. BEHAVIOR Online & On-site Classes • Sexual harassment, stalking, threats, insults, or humiliation. Comments of: • Ethnic nature • Religious nature • Sexist nature • Sexual orientation nature • Racist nature • Intimidations by email, discussion boards, and/or other postings in course shells.
  • 40. SOE EXPECTATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES • USA • NEA-Code of Ethics • State of California • CTC- Division of Professional Practices • NU-School of Education (SOE) • Knowledge (courses) • Skills (clinical practice) • Dispositions (courses & clinical practice)
  • 41. Conceptual Framework is… The beliefs and values guiding programs, courses, teaching, candidate performance, faculty scholarship and service, and accountability for the School of Education.
  • 42. SOE Conceptual Framework STARS Scholarship in knowledge, theory and practice. Teamwork with P-12 schools, other professionals, and the community. Active Reflection for continuous improvement in order to meet the needs of all learners. Responsible Citizenship, ethical practice, understanding of and ability to work with diversity in its many forms. Standards of Exemplary Practice for professional educators.
  • 43. SOE AND CREDENTIALS DISPOSITIONS Defined … to conduct yourself in a professional manner, as the circumstance calls for. (www.wiki.answers.com) • Disposition Survey • Developed for all SOE students/candidates. • Anonymous. • Self-evaluation. • Integrated into a ‘reflective’ assignment. • Survey & Reflective Assignment: • TED 606 Equity and Diversity (Foundation sCourse) • TED 626 Classroom Management (Method Course) • TED 530A/B Student Teaching or TED 628A/B Internship
  • 44. CANDIDATE ASSISTANCE PROCESS CAP Purpose • Provides individualized, supportive assistance for candidates to demonstrate appropriate professional: • Knowledge • Skills • Dispositions
  • 45. CANDIDATE ASSISTANCE PROCESS CAP Two Levels • Candidate Progress Alert • Candidate Assistance Plan
  • 46. Includes: • Documentation: Remediation plan involving… • Candidate • Initiating faculty member • Intervention strategies identified: • Remediation • Support candidate growth • Candidate demonstration of identified: • Knowledge • Skills • Dispositions
  • 47. K-12 Teachers • Each Credential Course—4 hours of K-12 observation • TPA 2 Designing Instruction
  • 48. • Register for TaskStream. • Make connections between courses & tasks. • Attend a TPA Town Hall meeting.
  • 49. • Twitter: @techteacherprep • Facebook: NU ASCD Student Chapter • Teachingandlearningforteachers.blogspot.com