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Test preparation

Study sessions


Basic skills test preparation

Local resource: For EAS information login to Moodle using the WOU Portal and your PawPrint username and password. Select the “All Courses” link and search for "EAS Test Prep".


Recommended study materials: Study materials for EAS are available for one week check-out in Hamersly Library under Course Reserves: go to Class Stuff, Course Reserves, and search for the appropriate test name (i.e., EAS). Here are the testing reference materials on reserve:


EAS Workshop:

Wednesday, May 14th
4 - 6 pm in ITC 001


The purpose of the workshop is to provide students with information about the test. Students will particpate in a mock test setting so that they can practice gauging time prior to entering the actual test facility.

EAS Preparation:

The Best Test Preparation for the EAS: Essential Academic Skills Test
Materials available on
CliffsTestPrep CBEST
Cracking the CBEST

(Note: CBEST is a retired test but the materials are still relevant and helpful.)


Elementary Education Subtests I and II

Test preparation study sessions for the Elementary Education Tests are sponsored by NEA and require membership in NEA/OEA ($15), though the sessions are free. Registration must be completed two weeks before the session date. (Note: The OEA Website is listing these sessions under the old name: "ORELA Multiple Subject Exam Prep Workshops")

2 New Test Prep Opportunities!
NES: EES I and II Suggested Study material

WOU College of Education is hosting an OEA workshop to help students prepare for the ORELA NES Elementary Education SubTests 2 & 1 Exam

January 16th, 2014

April 10th, 2014

3:30 - 6:30 PM

What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know
What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know
The Remarkable 20th Century
Living Rock, An Introduction to Earth's Geology

WOU Moodle Resource List



NES ESOL preparation:

A free online preparation course is available via To register, login to Moodle using the WOU Portal and your PawPrint username and password. Select the "All Courses" link and search for NES ESOL.

For more information and preparation materials, visit the NES ESOL test page.



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