Important information regarding International Students registering for the edTPA

When registering for the edTPA, international students without a valid Social Security number (SSN) should not enter any number (including a temporary number assigned by the NYCDOE) and leave the SSN section blank. You will then receive a message that states "The SSN that you entered is not valid. If you do not have a valid SSN, please click here." In the next window you must acknowledge that you have no valid SSN. The system will then let you proceed with the registration process. 

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Guidelines for Candidate Feedback

edTPA Guidelines for Acceptable Candidate Support

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After consulting with SCALE, they recommended that as long as the city and state are unknown, it is not necessary to hide school names or logo. Please consult with edTPA coordinators when there are circumstances beyond the candidate's control. Send an email to

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It is important for faculty and candidates to have access to the D2L edTPA community. If you do not have access to this online community through your D2L account, please send an email to and ask to be included in this online community. Please include your full name, program and NEIU ID number in your email.

edTPA Score Report dates

See the report dates. Please remember that for Tk20 recommendations, candidates need to submit through Tk20 five days before the due date established by SCALE. 

Additional candidate and faculty support information:

Your edTPA Score Profile is provided to you with information about how to read the profile. You may also review the sample annotated edTPA Score Profile provided here. Refer to the edTPA submission requirements, which describe the technical quality and other issues related to uploaded files and artifacts to help you understand what is required in creating and submitting an assessment that can be scored.

GCOE Field Experience Resources

During the coronavirus crisis, field experiences have been modified. In this website you will find information for faculty and instructors. Please consult with your department chair.