The California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA) is a state-mandated assessment for Multiple and Single Subject Credential Program candidates who were admitted to their program on or after July 1, 2008. 

CSU Long Beach uses the state-developed California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA) in its Multiple and Single Subject programs. This assessment of teaching performance is designed to measure the candidate's knowledge, skills and abilities in relation to California's Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs), including demonstrating his/her ability to appropriately instruct all K-12 students in the state Academic Content Standards.