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CliffsNotes RICA 3rd Edition

Beth Andersen-Perak


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An updated test-prep study guide on California’s RICA (Reading Instruction Competence Assessment) including two model practice exams.

California’s Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) test ensures that all candidates for Multiple Subject Teaching Credentials (meaning elementary school teachers) and Education Specialist Instruction Credentials (meaning special education teachers for all grades) possess the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively teach reading to students.
  • All would-be California elementary school teachers and all would-be California special education teachers must pass the RICA.
  • 13,000 exams are administered every academic year.
  • This 3rd Edition includes subject review material for all five RICA domains and two model practice tests.

Cliffs Notes, 9781328635211, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 8, 2019

About the Author

Beth Andersen-Perak, Ph.D., was an Associate Professor of Teacher Education at Azusa Pacific University. Dr. Andersen-Perak has over 30 years of experience as a reading specialist, school teacher, school administrator, and school reading coordinator.