NYS is in the process of embarking on an ambitious reform agenda to fundamentally improve teaching and learning. The State Education Department's Office of Higher Education has launched a new website to coordinate and strengthen NYS's higher education system. The new site features many new resources that will help us all as we continue this work.
View video from Commissioner and President of the University of the State of New York John B. King, Jr.
Visit the edTPA Central page for the most recent news and updates in New York. Click here for more information.
At the April 2014 Board of Regents Meeting, Dr. Jane Ashdown described edTPA implementation at Adelphi University, including partnerships, challenges, collaboration, and commitment.
In June 2012, the Department signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SUNY to support deans, department chairs, faculty and program directors of teacher education and school building leader programs and their respective colleges of arts and sciences in the implementation of the Regents Reform Agenda. Listen as Chancellor Zimpher describes the work scope and the importance of this work
View a message welcoming NYS to the growing number of states that have adopted the edTPA and her reflections on how to effectively evaluate readiness to teach. Linda Darling-Hammond and Ray Pecheone, both professors at Stanford's School of Education, led the development of the edTPA, which will serve as New York's initial teacher certification performance assessment. In NYS, the edTPA will be required for candidates graduating in May 2014 and thereafter. Learn more about all of the new teacher and leader certification examinations in NYS.
Ms. Connie Evelyn Superintendent- Auburn City Enlarged School District, Dr. Daryl Gordon- Associate Professor at Adelphi University and Mr. Garencha Altidor, Graduate Student at Adelphi University, share their perspectives on the Clinically Rich experience.
District Superintendent of Questar III BOCES, Jim Baldwin discusses the importance of collaboration between K-12, BOCES, and Teacher Preparation Programs.