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CSUB Extended Education offers a one-day, five-hour review course to help teacher credential candidates prepare for the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) Exam. The course is taught by Dr. Kristina LaGue, Teacher Education Department Chair and Professor in the School of Social Sciences and Education at CSU Bakersfield. Dr. LaGue is a former RICA Exam grader and has great insights that will help you be successful on the exam.

To Register

Complete a registration form and submit it with payment, either by mail or in person, at the Extended Education office during regular business hours. Registration deadline is the Wednesday before the class date. Study materials will be provided during the review. To ensure all who register have access to the materials, registrations will not be accepted after the registration deadline.

Course Fee


Review Dates

October 12, 2019
December 7, 2019
March 14, 2020
May 9, 2020

Class Meeting Time

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


CSUB Main Campus and CSUB-AV. You will be notified via email regarding classroom location 48 hours prior to class date. Please be sure to provide an email address on registration form.

More Information

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