WIU teacher education students should access their WesternOnline and download/view the Handbook for their edTPA.

About the edTPA: “edTPA is a performance-based, subject-specific assessment and support system used by teacher preparation programs throughout the United States to emphasize, measure and support the skills and knowledge that all teachers need from Day 1 in the classroom.”

To obtain an educator license in Illinois the teacher education candidate must pass the edTPA.