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The Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity (SCALE), will host an edTPA™ live webinar on:

Academic Language

Wednesday, December 12th

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (EST)

The webinar will provide an overview of Academic Language, one of the constructs assessed in edTPA.  SCALE experts will suggest support strategies that may be used to introduce Academic Language to faculty, supervisors, and candidates.  SCALE will also outline additional planned implementation support for New York State.

We hope you will be able to participate.

Faculty, staff, and other program leadership who will support candidates and faculty through edTPA implementation are encouraged to attend.

Please forward this invitation to faculty, staff, and other colleagues who will be supporting candidates and faculty through edTPA implementation.

For those who cannot attend or those who may have difficulty accessing the webinar, the webinar will be archived within 10 days of the initial presentation.

Please follow the instructions listed below to join the webinar.  The webinar will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m, EST.  We recommend that you sign on 10 minutes prior to 11:00 a.m.   Please note that during the webinar all phone lines will be muted; questions may be directed to the host using the chat feature.

Instructions for Joining the Webinar:

The Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity invites you to attend this online meeting.

Topic: NYS Webinar - Academic Language
Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m., EST (8:00 a.m. PST)
To register for this meeting

1. Go to
2. Register for the meeting
3. Check for a confirmation email with instructions on how to join

Once the host approves your request, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.
For assistance
1. Go to
2. On the left navigation bar, click "Support".
OR, contact Lara Ervin:

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This WebEx service includes a feature that allows audio and any documents and other materials exchanged or viewed during the session to be recorded. By joining this session, you automatically consent to such recordings. If you do not consent to the recording, discuss your concerns with the meeting host prior to the start of the recording or do not join the session. Please note that any such recordings may be subject to discovery in the event of litigation.

Archived Webinars/Materials:

Additional edTPA resources, including archived webinars, edTPA newsletters and materials from the October 17, 2012 edTPA conference can be found at the NYSTCE edTPA website: