RICA Prep 101 Course

Course Dates

Online and asynchronous
(must complete by July 2023)

About This Course


A course by Emily Muccianti


RICA Prep 101 is a comprehensive, self-guided course that gives you everything you need to pass while fitting into your schedule. 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 workshop sessions to clarify their understanding.

Students will complete the following requirements throughout the course:

  • RICA Test Structure (30 min)
  • The Nitty Gritty of Reading Development (1 hour)
  • Subtest 1 (6 hours)
    • Domain 2 – Word Analysis
    • Domain 3 – Fluency
    • Constructed Responses
    • Deconstructed Sample Test for Subtest 1
    • Worksheets & Homework
  • Subtest 2 (4 hours)
    • Domain 4 – Vocabulary, Academic Language, and Background Knowledge
    • Domain 5 – Comprehension
    • Constructed Responses
    • Deconstructed Sample Test for Subtest 2
    • Worksheets & Homework
  • Subtest 3 (4 hours)
    • Domain 1 – Planning, Organizing, and Managing Reading Instruction Basic on Ongoing
    • Assessment
    • Deconstructed Sample Test for Subtest 3
    • The Case Study
    • Worksheets & Homework
    • Templates, outline, and pdf’s
  • Course Wrap up (1 hour)
    • Next Steps
    • Workshop Information

A message from Emily Muccianti:

If you are a special education teacher, an English Learner, a multiple subject candidate, or someone who struggles with test anxiety, this course is for you! There are so many study options out there for you to choose from. So what makes this one different? It’s me! I am here for you! I created this course to keep you in a positive mind set and eliminate the overwhelm! I will share my knowledge, expertise, and compassion as we walk this path together.

Course Price
PDU Price
2 PDU's = $150
Course + 2 PDUs
Starting at $317
Emily Muccianti

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