Testing guides and registration information can be found from Evaluation Systems Pearson using the links below regarding the following examinations:
  • CBEST: California Basic Educational Skills Test
  • CTEL: Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate/English Learner Authorization
  • CSET: California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), including the CSET: World Languages for the Bilingual Authorization, Preliminary Educational Technology Test, and the Writing Skills Test *

    * The CSET: Writing Skills Test must be passed in conjunction with all three subtests of the CSET: Multiple Subjects Examination to satisfy the basic skills requirement
  • RICA: Reading Instruction Competence Assessment – Written Test; Video Test 
  • CPACE: California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination

Speech-Language Pathology: Test registration information and more can be found from Educational Testing Service using the link below:

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More comprehensive and historical examination information may be found here.


Updated February 09, 2022