Workshops & Prep Sessions

Connecticut Foundations of Reading Test Prep Sessions

This workshop is offered in two sessions. Session A will cover the first half of sample questions and the running record essay. Session B will review the second half of sample questions and the comprehensive essay.  

Inquiries regarding Connecticut Foundation of Reading contact Diana Fitzsimons at FitzsimonsD@sacredheart.edu

Inquiries regarding Test Prep sessions in Griswold contact Karen Christensen at ChristensenK@sacredheart.edu

All sessions will be held on Saturdays from 9AM - 3PM.

Upcoming sessions:

  • September 20 & 27 (An email will be sent with room location)

2015 Upcoming Sessions:

  • February 21 & 28 (Room: TBA)
  • April 25 & May 2 (Room: TBA)
  • June 20 & 27 (Room: TBA)

Registration fee is $100. Students will be required to bring a copy of the sample test.

For workshop dates and to register, visit Connecticut Foundations of Reading Test Prep Sessions

The Connecticut Foundation of Reading Test Prep sessions are limited to SHU students and SHU alumni.

Praxis II: Elementary Education Multiple Subjects Review Sessions

Elementary Multiple Subjects sessions will review English, Science, Social Studies/History, and Math. Students can sign up for four review sessions all together (at a discount) or can select a content area. The instructor will cover key ideas relevant to the subject area and review the sample test. Students will be required to bring a copy of the sample test. Sample test is available online.

Inquiries regarding Elementary Praxis II Content Test Prep contact Karen Doepper at doepperk@sacredheart.edu

Inquiries regarding Test Prep sessions in Griswold contact Karen Christensen at christensenk@sacredheart.edu

Review Sessions will be held at Oakview in Room 182 from 9AM - 1PM

Griswold Sessions will be held at Griswold High School 10AM - 2PM

Registration fee: Science $30, Social Studies/History $30 and Math $30

Fall 2014 Dates

  • September 20, 2014 History
  • September 27, 2014 Math (Math prep. materials can be found online)
  • October 11, 2014 Science

To review session dates and register, visit Praxis II: Elementary Multiple Subjects Review

Connecticut Administrator Test Prep

The CAT Prep Seminar offers two seminars; Instructional Analysis and School Improvement. Instructional Analysis is offered to candidates who have successfully completed EDL 635, Teacher Supervision, Evaluation and Staff Development. School Improvement is for candidates who have successfully completed EDL 655 or 654, EDL 605, and EDL 626.

Inquiries regarding Connecticut Administrator Test Prep contact Diana Fitzsimons at fitzsimonsd@sacredheart.edu

  • October 17, 2014 - Instructional Analysis - 4:30PM - 6:30PM 
  • October 17, 2014 - School Improvement - 6:45PM - 8:45PM
  • October 18, 2014 - Instructional Analysis - 9:15AM - 11:15AM
  • October 18, 2014 - School Improvement - 11:30AM - 1:30PM

The above sessions will be held at Oakview, Room TBA in an email the week of the prep sessions.

The fee for each seminar is $35 or $70 for both seminars (IA and SI). 

For workshop dates and to register, visit Connecticut Administrator Test Prep

The Connecticut Administrator Test Prep is limited to Sacred Heart University students and Alumni of SHU. 

Other Test Preparation Sessions

Griswold CAT Prep will be: Monday, October 20, 2014 from 5PM - 9PM

  • The Instructional Analysis component will meet from 5PM - 7PM
  • School Improvement will meet from 7PM - 9PM

Inquiries regarding Test Prep sessions in Griswold contact Karen Christensen at christensenk@sacredheart.edu