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.

FAQs - Indiana Core Assessments - General Program Information


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.

In order to register for your CASA or CORE exams, please go to the Indiana Core Assessments program website.

IUN Testing Site Available.

In order to register for a spot to take the CASA exam at Indiana University Northwest, please go to 

**Please note that you are only eligible to take the CASA exam at IUN if you are an IU student.**

If you are planning on taking more than one exam when purchasing them it is more convenient for you to pay for them separately, therefore, you can see if you passed after each one and you are able to take a break in between, if needed. If you have any questions please contact Susan Goodman at [[sgoodm]].