A Practical Guide for edTPA Implementation and Success

Edited by:
Lisa Barron, Austin Peay State University


This book will be generalized to all 27 edTPA handbooks, and will be easily accessible for new implementers, as well as those in experienced programs. It will address the challenges of edTPA, while providing practical strategies for educative and thoughtful implementation. The chapters will be written by teacher educators from higher education and the P-12 community. While the strategies and information will be research-based, the distinguishing aspect of this book is that it will be written from a pragmatic viewpoint. The target audience for this book is teacher educators searching for practical advice and strategies for guiding their candidates to successful edTPA submission.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
- Beginning steps to edTPA implementation
- Supporting candidates
- Training faculty
- Addressing technical challenges
- Using edTPA for induction
- Involving P-12 partners
- Curriculum mapping
- Academic language
- Retake considerations
- Managing large program implementatation
- Data analysis
- Understanding rubrics
- Candidate feedback
- Reflection and analysis

Chapter proposals should be submitted by Microsoft Word email attachment by May 1, 2018 in order to be considered for inclusion in the book. The proposal should contain an abstract, adhere to the 6th edition APA guidelines, be approximately 3 pages (not including references), and clearly address either one of the topics above, or another topic related to edTPA candidate support and implementation. Submitted proposals should include a cover page with author’s name, affiliation, email, phone number, and biographical statement. Notifications of acceptance of proposals will be sent out by June 1, 2018, with chapters due for review by September 1, 2018. Anticipated publication is Spring 2019.

Chapter Submission:
Full chapter submissions will be evaluated in the following categories: contribution to the field of edTPA, originality, attention to the book’s purpose, adherence to 6th edition APA style guidelines, and overall quality. Final chapters to be included in the book should be 20-25 pages in length, including all text, tables, and references, and will undergo a rigorous double-blind review prior to being included in the final book. Authors whose proposals and chapters are accepted will agree to serve as a reviewer for 2 other chapters to be included in the book.

Tentative Schedule for Publication:
Call for Proposals: March 1, 2018
Proposals Due to Editor: May 1, 2018
Notification of Acceptance: June 1, 2018
Chapters Due to Editor: September 1, 2018
Reviewer Comments Due: December 1, 2018
Receipt by Editor of Final Book Chapters: February 1, 2019
Final book Submitted to Publisher: March 1, 2019
Anticipated Publication: Spring 2019

Send Chapter Proposals and/or Inquiries to: Lisa Barron edtpabook1@gmail.com

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