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ncses5 12-09-2019 10:57 AM

Which component should I redo?
Unfortunately, I did not receive my certification. I needed 110 and scored 105. I scored the lowest on component 4 (middle childhood generalist). What are your suggestions for redoing a component? I played around with the score calculator - my options are:
-improve component 4 by 0.8 points
-improve component 3 by .35 points
-improve component 2 by .75 points

I do not want to redo the assessment.

Zia 12-09-2019 04:22 PM

Well, many (if not most) candidates say C4 was their beast. How well do you feel you understood it? It's worth the same as C2 (both are 15%), so if C2 feels like it would be easier, do that one. You don't have much ground to make up.


I do not want to redo the assessment.
My advice is typically to retake part or all of C1. It is just a couple hours and weighted the heaviest by far. The labor commitment is the lowest with the biggest payoff. But if you don't want to re-take any of C1, it seems any of the classroom components would be a safe bet. Wishing you the best.

ncses5 12-10-2019 04:41 AM

I didn't realize that you could retake certain parts of the assessment.

Zia 12-10-2019 04:55 AM

You can take any or all. Each CR is $125 and the SR is also $125. I hope this helps.

thewalkingjen 12-11-2019 11:59 AM

1 and 3 are weighted most heavily, so it might be in your best interest to go that route

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