About Our Partnership

Watermark is pleased to partner with the Educational Dispositional Assessment Consultants, LLC (EDA, LLC) to support a rubric-based approach to measuring teacher candidate dispositions. As part of this partnership, Watermark will license, distribute, and support the technical implementation of the EDA instrument in educator preparation programs.

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Preview Our EDA Package & Resources

Find out how the EDA tool was developed, download related resources, and preview our EDA package that includes:

  • Disposition assessment rubric
  • Detailed technical manual
  • Informational webinar
  • Training calibration exercises

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About the EDA, LLC

The EDA, LLC is composed of research professors from The University of Tampa: Dr. Gina M. Almerico, Dr. Pattie Johnston, and Dr. Adrianne Wilson. They developed the EDA instrument as a rubric-based tool to track and monitor candidate dispositional behaviors as they progress through teacher preparation programs. The dispositions are aligned to CAEP and InTASC standards to help programs meet accreditation requirements.

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About Watermark

Watermark’s mission is to put better data into the hands of administrators, educators, and learners everywhere in order to empower them to connect information and gain insights into learning which will drive meaningful improvements. Through its innovative educational intelligence platform, Watermark supports institutions in developing an intentional approach to learning and development based on data they can trust.

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"Our partnership with the EDA, LLC demonstrates our commitment to serving the needs of ed prep providers. Our roots are in educator preparation, so we feel a great responsibility to support these programs with the tools and technology needed to better assess candidate readiness."

Kevin Michielsen, CEO of Watermark

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Explore our partnership

Read the Press Release

Watermark Announces Partnership with the EDA, LLC to Support Formal Dispositions Assessment

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Watch Our Webinar

Watch "A Measured Approach to Assessing Educator Dispositions" led by the EDA, LLC.

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At Watermark, we’re on a mission to better data into the hands of educators and students everywhere.

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