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IACTE Meeting (9/26/2014) at Ball State Alumni Center

IACTE Colleagues –

Our first meeting of the 2014-2015 academic year will be an informative one, focused on edTPA, but also including important state and national updates.  We will be meeting at the Ball State Alumni Center, Muncie IN.  The details are below.

PLEASE advise me of your plans to come NO LATER THAN MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND.

WHEN: Friday, September 26th 9:00 – 3:00

WHERE : Ball State Alumni Center, Corner of Bethel Avenue and Tillotson Avenue Muncie IN

[map to Ball State -- http://cms.bsu.edu/about/visitthecampus/gettinghere]

COST :  $15.00 – Cash or Check made out to IACTE – at Registration

AGENDA

9:00 – 9:30    Continental Breakfast and Registration

9:30 – Noon    edTPA Information Sessions

-   edTPA Overview – Structure, Standards Alignment, Reliability/Validity

-   edTPA National Scoring/Understanding the Rubrics

-   Implementation Options/Examples – Local Evaluation, Colleagues’ Experiences

Noon – 12:30     Business Meeting

12:30 – 1:15      Lunch

1:15 – 1:45        CASA Discussion

1:45 – 3:00        CAEP/State Agreement Update

 

REPA III - STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MTG ( 9/3/2014)

IACTE Colleagues –

REPA III is on the agenda of the State Board of Education meeting tomorrow, September 3rd.  The Board is meeting in Fort Wayne beginning at 12:30 at the Ivy Tech campus in Fort Wayne, 3701 Dean Drive, Student Life Conference Room 121.  The specific meeting announcement and agenda may be found at -- http://www.in.gov/sboe/2564.htm.  REPA III is listed as the first order of new business.  The revised REPA III language was posted to this site at approximately 2:30 this afternoon; thus this very short notice.

The REPA III proposed final language is attached, as well as being a link from the meeting agenda.  Language remains re: the Career Specialist Permit, beginning on page 43.  IACTE will be represented in speaking to this new permit, yet those of you who may be available are welcome to address your concerns at the meeting OR send e-mails to the Board members tonight or in the morning.  Specifically re: the Career Specialist Permit, IACTE will be addressing the following:

o   The recommendation that pedagogy program providers must go through the same state program review requirements as all existing programs.

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