Freshmen and Sophomores (all majors) needed to pilot new CORE Assessment for Educator Licensure tests.

Posted: January 28, 2013 by IUsec in Announcements, Events

Dear Students:

We are pleased to announce that your school has agreed to participate in a pilot test of writing assignments for the new Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA). This assessment is part of the new Indiana CORE Assessments for Educator Licensure program.

We encourage you to participate in the CASA pilot test which is being offered at Indiana educator preparation programs from January 14, 2013 through February 22, 2013.

Starting January 7, 2013, please register at http://www.pilot.starttest.com.

Why should I participate?

As a participant in the pilot testing, you will receive a $50 Visa gift card for each completed test form.
Once the pilot test has been completed, there will be a drawing and 4 students will be selected from all eligible entries received to win $100 Visa gift cards.
You will have the opportunity to have a “first look” at the writing assignments included on the CASA assessment.
You will have the chance to provide input on the test.

How long will it take?

A CASA pilot test will take approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Who is eligible to participate?

Freshmen and sophomores enrolled in Indiana colleges and universities
(Faculty members are NOT eligible to take pilot tests for the Indiana CORE Assessments for Educator Licensure program)

This is a wonderful chance to get a first look at the Core Academic Skills Assessment. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity by participating in the pilot test.

Remember that registration begins January 7, 2013 at http://www.pilot.starttest.com.

NO PURCHASE OR FEES NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. Drawing open to eligible freshman and sophomore students receiving this email invite, 18 and older, and who make a valid attempt to answer the pilot test form, which must be completed by February 22, 2013. Limit one (1) entry per Student. Drawing held March 18, 2013. Drawing subject to complete Official Rules available at http://www.in.nesinc.com/sweepstakes.asp. Void outside of U.S. and where prohibited.

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