2018 edTPA Southeastern Regional
Implementation Conference

Proposal Selection Criteria

Based on the 2017 edTPA Southeastern Regional Conference presentations, this solicitation for proposal submissions has been developed to provide guidance for individuals preparing to submit proposals for consideration.

Conference Topic Areas:

  1. Planning
  2. Instruction
  3. Assessment
  4. Academic Language
  5. Discipline Specific Presentations
  6. Candidate Support
  7. Submissions
  8. Condition Codes
  9. Retakes

Target Audience:

  1. Novice
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

Proposal Selection Criteria

Each proposal will be reviewed by a panel and given a score (scale of 1-4) on eight criteria. Committee members will score assigned proposals on each of the eight criteria, with the top scoring proposals in each topic area being accepted.

Rating scale 1-4

Level 1: Does not meet the criteria

Level 2: Superficially meets the criteria.

Level 3: Meets the criteria.

Level 4: Does an excellent job of meeting the criteria, going above expectations.

Below are the selection criteria:

  1. The proposal fosters the educative value of edTPA and effective      implementation.
  2. The proposal reflects innovative, thoughtful practice/research; and/or it
    reflects an issue that is important to effective practice/research.
  3. The proposal has practical applications for participants to enhance
  4. The proposal closely aligns with the selected topic and is appropriate for the
    selected audience.
  5. The described content (practice and/or research) is fully developed.
  6. The session content is based on evidence in research and/or practice.

  7. Submission writing is clear, focused, concise, and lacks grammatical errors.

  8. The presentation allows opportunities for participants to be actively engaged
    and involved.

Additional Consideration

Additional factors may also inform proposal selection, in addition to the above criteria, such as: 

  • Ensuring each conference topic has an appropriate number of sessions; and
  • Having interstate, diverse representation throughout the agenda.