Important notice concerning testing in areas affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus):

Updated February 28, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and in accordance with local government guidance, Pearson VUE is temporarily closing its mainland China testing centres and suspending exam delivery through our third-party mainland China test centre network.

California Basic Educational Skills Test™ (CBEST®)

California Basic Educational Skills Test™ (CBEST®)

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) has contracted with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson for the development, administration, and scoring of the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST). The CBEST is designed to test basic reading, mathematics, and writing skills found to be important for the job of an educator; the test is not designed to measure the ability to teach those skills.

View available test dates at: www.ctcexams.nesinc.com

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.

Last updated 2018-09-20