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Course SummaryPrepare for the CPACE in a few short weeks with this comprehensive test preparation course. The course's video lessons and practice quizzes can help you quickly review and remember all of the educational leadership topics that appear on the exam.
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About This Course
This convenient online test preparation course is designed to get you fully prepared for the California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE). Follow along with our expert instructors to study the topics you'll need to know. You'll watch engaging video lessons and take short practice quizzes to get familiar with the types of questions you'll be expected to answer. The course is aligned with the following exam concepts:
- School vision development and implementation
- California school governance and equitable education
- Leadership principles and team communication skills for educators in California
- Instructional and support staff roles
- CA instructional leadership assessments
- Special needs identification and legislation
- Classroom grouping techniques and technology integration
- Instructional theories and strategies for California educators
- Developing positive, anti-bias and multicultural school cultures
- School leader coaching and instructional review strategies
- How school leaders can promote teacher growth and create collaborative school communities
- Planning for school organization and improvement
- Behavioral management/intervention and crisis prevention/response
- Record management, financial policies and human resources in schools
- Educational governance at the federal and state levels
- Stakeholders rights in education
- Writing and public speaking fundamentals
About the Exam
The CPACE contains a Content subtest and a Performance subtest. The Content subtest must be completed in 3 hours and 15 minutes, and it contains 70 multiple-choice questions and 3 constructed-response assignments. The 4-hour Performance subtest will have you complete 2 modules. A score of 220 is required for each subtest, and you must pass both subtests in order to pass the CPACE.
CPACE Exam Preparation & Registration
You can access this course any time using your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. As you progress through these bite-sized lessons, you'll review terms, concepts and illustrative examples of important education topics. The lessons come with short quizzes to help you solidify your understanding of the information you study. Print the accompanying lesson transcripts to take notes and study offline. If you have any questions about these concepts, you can submit them to our instructors at any time. To make sure you're ready to sit for the CPACE, take the chapter exams and final course assessment.
You can register for the CPACE online through the official California Educator Credentialing Examinations website. Upon registration, you'll be required to pay an exam fee and agree to all testing rules/policies. CPACE is offered during three testing windows throughout the year, and you'll be able to access your test results within 5 weeks after your testing date.
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