Educating All Students Test (EAS)

This test is designed for teachers to ensure they understand how to address the learning needs of diverse student populations. The complete frameworks for the exam as well as sample test questions can be found here: New York State Teacher Certification Examination, Field 201 Educating All Students Test Design and Framework

ISNetworked webinars on EAS.

Resources on Unpacking the EAS Assessment and The Forgotten Standards of EAS: Teacher Responsibility and School-Home Relationships with Joan Walker, Associate Professor, Pace University, at the Growing Evidence and Promising Practices Conference on May 27th.
Resources from the presentations:

Session 1: Unpacking the EAS Assessment

Session 2: The Forgotten Standards of EAS   

Resources on Differentiation: the Key to Unlocking the EAS with an emphasis on SPED with Joan Swanson, Assistant Professor; Laura Ficarra, Lecturer, Skidmore College, at the Growing Evidence and Promising Practices Conference on May 27th.
Resources from the presentations:

Session 3 & 4: EAS & DIfferentiation

Webinar recording of Unpacking the EAS Workshop with Heather Woodley, 2/18/15. Vidoe recording of the same workshop is also available.

SUNY EAS Review Webmix Site developed by Karen Bell, SUNY New Paltz     

An online edTPA support module Instructing and Engaging All Students in Learning developed by Kristin Rainville
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EAS Framework Competencies
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Competency 1: Diverse Student Populations

Performance Expectations: The New York State educator understands the characteristics, strengths, and needs of all student populations and effectively uses knowledge of diversity within the school and the community to address the needs of all students, to create a sense of community among students, and to promote students' appreciation of and respect for all students in their diversity.

A webinar and PowerPoint by Ross Greene addressing Competancy 1, Performance Indicators b, g, i, and j.

Competency 2: English Language Learners

Performance Expectations: the New York State educator understanding the characteristics, strengths, and needs of English Language Learners and effectively uses this knowledge to assist in developing their language and literacy skills and promoting their achievement of learning standards in all content areas.

Teaching English Lanaguge Learners: Effective Instructional Practices produced by Vanderbilt University
This module helps teachers understand second language acquisition, the importance of academic English, and instructional practices that will enhance learning for English Learners.

Scaffolding Instructions for English Language Learners: Resource Guildes for ELA and Math

From the Teacher Channel: An expemplar unit focused on ELA instruction for middle school English Language Learners, produced in conjunction with Standford Univeristy.  ELA for ELL: A Six Part Video Series

Competency 3: Students with Disabilities and Other Special Learning Needs

Preformance Expectations: The New York State educator understands the characteristics, strengths, and needs of students with disabilities and other special learning needs and effectively uses this knowledge to help students reach their highest level of achievement and independence.

webinar and PowerPoint by Ross Greene addressing Competancy 3, Performance Indicators c, e

 Competency 4: Teacher Responsibilities

Performance Expectations:The New York State educator understands rights and responsibilities in situations involving insteractions between teachers and students, parents/guardians, community members, colleagues, school administrators, and other school personnel.

The Forgotten Standards of EAS: Teacher Responsibility and School-Home Relationships with Joan Walker, Associate Professor, Pace University, at the Growing Evidence and Promising Practices Conference on May 27th.
Resources from the presentations:
Session 2: The Forgotten Standards of EAS  

Preparation for the Dignity Act: Training for Future Teachers and School Leaders

New York State Teaching Standards

 Competency 5: School-Home Relationships

Performance Expectations: The New York State Educator understands effective strategies for promoting positive and productive relationships and interactions between teh school and home to enhance student learning.

The Forgotten Standards of EAS: Teacher Responsibility and School-Home Relationships with Joan Walker, Associate Professor, Pace University, at the Growing Evidence and Promising Practices Conference on May 27th.
Resources from the presentations:
Session 2: The Forgotten Standards of EAS