edTPA Support

The edTPA is a performance assessment required for program completion in our Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, and TESOL teacher certification programs.

Click here to access our edTPA Resources and Support–UMBC credentials needed to access all edTPA materials


What is edTPA?

edTPA is a national performance-based assessment tool used to assess teacher candidates seeking certification.


Is it required?

Yes. Maryland is currently rolling out implementation plans. Effective July 1, 2022, all teacher candidates will be required to participate in edTPA.

For more information regarding the implementation dates, please visit edTPA for Maryland.

For more information regarding Maryland Certification, please visit the Maryland State Department of Education website.


updated 2022 June 28