Indiana Core Assessments for Educator Licensure

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The Indiana CORE Assessments for the Indiana Educator Licensure Program (IELP) includes a test of basic skills (Core Academic Skills Assessment), four developmental (pedagogy) area assessments, and more than fifty content area assessments.

Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA)

Prospective Indiana educators are required to demonstrate basic skills competency prior to admission to Indiana educator preparation programs. CASA includes three subtests:

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

Test Fees and Registration Procedures

Visit the CASA website to register for the CASA.

If you register for a CASA test on or after March 1, 2014 IU Southeast requires a $10.00 registration fee for each test. For example, the CASA Combined test requires payment of $30; CASA subtests are $10 each.  Please bring the registration payment receipt and picture ID to your test session.

Pay CASA Registration Fee

Developmental (Pedagogy) Area Assessments

Four assessments, based on the Indiana School Setting Developmental Standards, have been developed:

  • Early Childhood Education (P-3)
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Secondary Education (5-12)
  • P-12 Education

Content Area Assessments

Over fifty assessments, based on the Indiana Educator Standards, have been developed.

Registration Information for Pedagogy Area and Content Area Assessments

To register online, visit Pearson VUE for information.  You may also register for tests by calling 800-989-8532.