The Education Research and Evaluation Assistants (EREAs), with direction from an Education Research and Evaluation Administrator or an Education Administrator, independently perform the less complex research and evaluation assignments using pre-kindergarten through higher education data. Incumbents analyze, plan, and evaluate programs to determine effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement. EREAs provide technical assistance to local educational agencies and the general public. EREAs interpret qualitative and quantitative data in an educational area; recommend policy alternatives for management decision making; assist external agencies or stakeholders engaged in educational program improvement efforts; monitor educational projects and/or improvement efforts and assist in the preparation of documents on policy issues for a variety of constituent groups or individuals.
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- Examination Bulletin (DOC)
Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire
The California civil service selection system is merit-based, and eligibility for appointment is established through a formal examination process. The Education Research and Evaluation Assistant examination consists of a Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire (QAQ) that will be used to evaluate your experience, education, and training. The QAQ is the entire examination and will account for 100% of your score. Candidates will receive notification of their score by mail.
General Instructions/How to apply
To apply for this examination, you must submit a complete application package which includes an Employment Application (STD. 678), the Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire with the Affirmation Statement, and evidence of completion of the education/credential requirement.
- Completed Employment Application (STD. 678)
- Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire (DOC)
- Evidence of completion of the education requirement (copies are acceptable)
Please submit your completed application package to:
California Department of Education
Selection Services Office
1430 N Street, Room 1802
How to apply for vacant positions
If you are successful in the Education Research and Evaluation Assistant examination, your name will be placed on an eligible list used for hiring. You may receive contact letters inviting you to participate in hiring interviews for EREA positions. You can also search for EREA positions by viewing our Job Announcements page.You should review and familiarize yourself with the position description and job duties listed on the Job Announcement prior to your hiring interview.