California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE)

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) has contracted with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson for the development, administration, and scoring of the California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE). Passage of the CPACE can be used in lieu of completion of a school administration postgraduate preparation program toward meeting the requirements for the California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.

Test Registration & Scheduling Information

Registration

To take a test, you must first complete the registration and payment process at www.ctcexams.nesinc.com.

Scheduling

Once you have registered to take a test, you may schedule your test appointment online 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. Test appointments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

To schedule a test appointment, log in to your account at www.ctcexams.nesinc.com and select “schedule” on the current registrations page for the test you wish to schedule.

After you schedule your test appointment, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation email listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.

Rescheduling or Canceling a Test

To reschedule or cancel a test appointment, log in to your account at www.ctcexams.nesinc.com and follow the instructions provided on the current registrations page.

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Last updated 2014-11-17