2018 Exam Dates, Fees, Testing Locations, Registration Info, and Prep Resources
This page provides access to all the key info you need as a CPACE test-taker, including 2018 exam dates, testing center locations, fees, registration info, and prep resources.
You can also view our free CPACE Study Guide for a concise, bullet-pointed listing of exactly which topics appear on the exam, and take our free CPACE Practice Test to see your current likelihood of passing and a complete diagnostic breakdown of your individual strengths and weaknesses in each exam domain, so you can focus your valuable study time on the specific content knowledge you need for success on test day.
When you're ready to sign up for the exam, please visit the official CPACE testing service website at www.ctcexams.nesinc.com.
Key CPACE Info and Resources
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|General CPACE Test Info||Test Preparation Resources|
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CPACE Exam Overview
The California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE) is designed to assess candidates planning a career in school administration. The exam is comprised of two components: CPACE-Content and CPACE-Performance. The CPACE-Content subtest includes 70 multiple choice questions and three focused written assignments from six major areas: Visionary Leadership, Instructional Leadership, School Improvement Leadership, Professional Learning and Growth Leadership, Organizational and Systems Leadership, and Community Leadership. The CPACE-Performance test includes one performance module related to Instructional Leadership, and one performance module from the one of the six major areas mentioned previously.
|Subtests:||CPACE-Content (603); CPACE-Performance (604)|
|Number of questions on CPACE-Content:||70 multiple choice questions & 3 constructed response assignments|
|Number of questions on CPACE-Performance:||2 performance modules|
|Detailed list of topics covered on each subtest:||View CPACE Study Guide|
|Time to complete CPACE-Content:||3 hours, 15 minutes|
|Time to complete CPACE-Performance||4 hours|
A computer-based version of the CPACE-Written is offered during three 6-day testing windows. For more info on CPACE test dates and advice on choosing the best date for you, please click below...
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Free CPACE Prep Resources
Want to learn more about the CPACE before registering? Start by viewing our free CPACE Study Guide to get a concise overview of exactly what subject matter will appear on your exam, then take our free, full-length CPACE Practice Test with diagnostics to see how you will perform and identify any areas in which you may need to improve...
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