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The virtual workshop is taught by experienced instructors, who will guide you through focused instruction, CBEST practice test questions, and test-taking strategies to prepare you for success. *

*Although the wokshop is free, each student must purchase a copy of the course workbook. PLNU uses the Cliff’s Notes CBEST, 7th edition.  It can be found on Amazon for $10-$20. 

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Free Virtual CBEST 
Test Prep Course

Nervous about the CBEST?
The first step to teaching in your own classroom is passing the CBEST. 

Prepare to excel on the CBEST and become the best teacher, substitute, or school counselor you can be with this free four-day course. Learn alongside other aspiring teachers at Point Loma Nazarene University’s free CBEST Test Prep Course.

Join us two evenings a week as we take aim at preparing you for all areas of the CBEST. Each evening will cover off on a different topic. We will begin the course going over a general strategy followed by each area of study. 

Whether you want to attend all four sessions or just a specific topic, reserve your spot in the test prep workshop today. 

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Virtual CBEST Workshop Info


September CBEST: 9/20, 9/23, 9/28, 9/30

Class 1 - Introduction/General Strategy
Class 2 - Reading
Class 3 - Mathematics
Class 4 - Writing


Class 1 - 6 – 7 p.m.
Class 2 - 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Class 3 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Class 4 - 6 – 7:30 p.m. 

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What You Can Expect from the 4-Day Workshop

Focus on all areas of the test:
  • Class 1
  • Class 2Reading  

  • Class 3 - Mathematics
                                      • Class 4 - Writing 

Analyze the results of your practice tests immediately after you take them, helping you to maximize your learning.

A small class size will help you collaborate with fellow teaching candidates as you study together and build a plan for test day success.

Focus on all areas of the test:
   • Class 1 - Introduction
   • Class 2Reading  

   • Class 3 - Mathematics
                                     • Class 4 - Writing 

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Free Virtual CBEST
Test Prep Course

We organize CBEST test prep courses throughout the year. Check back for details on the next CBEST class or contact us for more information.

We apologize for any inconvience

Due to the popularity of this workshop, all spaces have currently been filled.

Thank you for your interest in PLNU's CBEST prep course.

We have completed our final course of 2020 and will update this page once our first course of 2021 is scheduled.

Dates: Tuesday and Thursday nights

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Preparing for the CBEST: Our Top Study Tips to Help You Pass the Test

Here are our top CBEST test tips sorted into each section 
(math, reading, and writing) so you can feel as confident as possible about taking the test.