Q: How will I access the Training Modules and Scoring Activities?
A: You will receive a “Welcome” e-mail from Pearson on your training start date outlining the training process and providing details on how to access the scoring system.
Q: How am I compensated for Training and Scoring?
A: Pearson will compensate scorers for both training and scoring. Once qualified, scorers will be compensated $75 per edTPA scored. The standard new Scorer training required to become an edTPA Scorer is expected to take 19-24 hours to complete, with scorers earning an average of approximately $190-240. Returning scorers will be compensated $10/hour for the Returning Scorer Curriculum activities.
Q: I am interested in learning more about edTPA, but am not able to score. Can I attend this training?
A: This edTPA Scorer Training program will be offered to those who make a commitment to score and are compensated for this work. To learn more about edTPA please visit http://edtpa.aacte.org/.
Q: What is the time commitment for Scoring?
A: In addition to completing the Scorer training, Scorers are expected to score a minimum of at least 1 to 2 portfolios per week for a multi-month scoring session, subject to the number of submissions. The total number of edTPAs available to each scorer will vary based on total number of submissions through the year.
A: An edTPA content support team member will contact you to discuss your qualification results and next steps.
Q: Will I be asked to score a Washington edTPA?
A: If you are affiliated with a Washington campus, there is a strong likelihood you will receive a Washington edTPA to score. We will also request those not associated with a Washington campus to score a Washington edTPA if your expertise is needed.
Q: Am I required to complete the Washington Student Voice training module?
A: Only those assigned to score Washington edTPAs will be required to complete/review the Washington Student Voice training module (estimated duration of 1 hour). You will be compensated an additional amount for completing this module.
Q: My campus is not implementing edTPA, can I still apply to become a scorer and attend training?
A: Yes. Our scorers include qualified teacher educators and PK-12 educators from across the country. The number of qualified scorers needed to score edTPA is dependent upon the number of edTPAs submitted and content areas needed.
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