California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA)

University of San Diego CalTPA credential areas*:

  • Multiple Subject
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • World Languages


  • Cycle 1 – Friday, October 1, 2021, 5-7pm via zoom
  • Cycle 2 – Friday, November 5, 2021, 5-7pm via zoom
  • Office Hours will also be held. Please check department emails for details!

CalTPA Video Consent Forms


Performance assessment consisting of two instructional cycles:

  • Instructional Cycle 1: Learning About Students and Planning Instruction
  • Instructional Cycle 2: Assessment-Driven Instruction
Policies and Rules

*Translations are NOT required for the following:

  • concurrent Bilingual Authorization candidates who are in a placement where a language other than English is exclusively used for instruction, or who are in a placement where both English and another language are used for instruction
    NOTE: Analysis and reflection narratives must be primarily in English
  • candidates registered for the World Languages assessment
  • candidates using American Sign Language (ASL) in a classroom setting with students who are deaf or hard of hearing

For all other candidates who are not in a Bilingual Authorization placement, any evidence in a language other than English must be accompanied by a translation.