Indiana University Northwest

School of Education


CASA - Core Academic Skills Assessment

The CASA I has replaced Praxis I for satisfying entrance requirements at Indiana educator preparation programs. CASA I is administered on computer and includes three subtests:

  • CASA - Reading (40 multiple choice questions)
  • CASA - Mathematics (40 multiple choice questions)
  • CASA - Writing (42 multiple choice questions and 1 writing assignment)

Praxis I tests taken on or after September 1, 2013, will not be honored for the purpose of admission into Indiana teacher preparation programs.

Passing scores for the individual Praxis I basic skills assessments taken on or before August 1, 2013 will be honored, and candidates who have not passed all three Praxis I basic skills assessments by September 1, 2013 will be allowed to register for the individual CASA basic skills assessemnt (s) in the area(s) they still need to pass.


Complete CASA information from the Indiana program website

Information regarding the test sites, time, & dates

Preparation Materials regarding the study guide, reference materials, and more

Beginning Monday, February 10, 2014, the content and pedagogy assessments included in the Indiana CORE Assessments will be available for administration. Students may start registering for these exams on December 4, 2013 on the Indiana Core Assessments program website.

FAQs - Indiana Core Assessments - General Program Information

IUN Testing Site has been approved.

Official acceptance of new registration at IUN is currently available in Spring 2015.

Contact Mr. Tim Mitchell ( for registration process.

Dates are the follwing:


1/24, 2/14, 2/28, 3/14, 3/28, 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, and to be announced ( for test dates, after May 2015 ).