Teachers College offers an online, self-paced, Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) Preparation Course for $49. This course has 12 modules of information to prepare you for taking and passing the RICA in California. In addition to covering the 5 domains of the RICA, there are test taking tips and key strategies highlighted with demonstrations! Once you complete the course, you will have the option of purchasing one professional development unit from TCSJ!

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There are no CSET prep offerings through TCSJ at this time. Check back later for updates.

Teachers Test Prep

Teachers College of San Joaquin has partnered with Teachers Test Prep to offer ONLINE test prep at a discount to currently enrolled TCSJ students! Teachers Test Prep is the nationwide leader in teacher credentialing exam preparation. First, complete FREE test diagnostics with Teachers Test Prep to see your overall likelihood of passing and see where you need extra help! Once you complete the FREE test diagnostics, you then have the option to purchase Test Prep and will receive 6 months of access to the following features:

Step 1

To register for free test diagnostics to see your likelihood of passing, complete an online registration form with TCSJ by completing the Registration Form.

Step 2

To get the ONLINE test prep at a discount, TCSJ candidates must complete our form rather than going directly through Teachers Test Prep. Once you register for free diagnostics, you will receive an email with additional information.

Check out the Core Plus User Guide video that demonstrated all the features available in the Paid Prep program, including: Smart-STEM Virtual Tutoring, Core Videos, Core Slideshow Viewer, and Advanced Diagnostics.

Be aware of when test results are released so you are eligible for the Pre-Service and IMPACT Program Start Dates! has created a comprehensive CSET guide offering:

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San Jose State Offers FREE Online CSET Prep Courses for Math Subtest I & II.

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Khan Academy

A personalized learning resource for all ages: Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content. Visit their website for more information.

240 Tutoring CSET Guides

240 Tutoring offers CSET study guides that are comprehensive reviews of the ideas and concepts of each exam. They provide a quality, easy-to-use study guide that is proven to help anyone pass their exam. $39.99 a month, cancel anytime.

If interested in purchasing a 240 Tutoring subscription, please contact Delgel Pabalan at or at (209) 817-8087 for a discounted rate.

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Emily Muccianti's RICA Prep Course

Enroll in Emily Muccianti's RICA Prep 101 for a comprehensive, self-guided course that gives you everything you need to pass while fitting into your schedule. Through the course, all domains, competencies, and written responses (including the case study) are covered through a variety of engaging and visual lessons. Students are also invited to participate in live Q&A sessions to clarify their understanding. You can select from two different memberships: Standard Member or VIP Member. If you purchase the VIP Membership, upon completion of the course, you can purchase one professional development unit from our Professional Learning Center for an additional $75.

Learn more and enroll at the website. Contact Delgel Pabalan at TCSJ for a 10% off coupon code for the prep course at or at (209) 817-8087.