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Frequently Asked Questions in the Kent Center

You can schedule an appointment either by calling the Kent Center at (208) 282-2783 or online.  Appointments can be in-person, via phone or virtual conferencing using Zoom.

Application Information

  1. Go to castlebranch.com. The package code is id08 (id zero eight) and continue to fill out the form.

The cost is $40 to complete. You must print a copy of your completed background check and include it in your application packet. 

To be admitted into the Teacher Education Program, you must have:

Applications are reviewed weekly as they are received. Please be sure to submit a complete packet. An incomplete packet will delay your admission to the program. Completed packets can be turned in at the Kent Center in the College of Education Building or mailed to:

Idaho State University

College of Education, Kent Center

921 S. 8th Ave. Stop 8059

Pocatello, ID 83209


MAT candidates should meet with their advisor.  

The following items must be submitted to the Office of Field Experience one year prior to student teaching.

There is a $50.00 late fee for late applications, incomplete applications, and requests for reassignments that take place after placements are made.


Required Exam Information

Praxis Assessments:

Praxis II

  • You can register for the Praxis II Exam by visiting the Educational Testing Service (ETS) online or call the toll free line at 1-800-853-6773. 
  • You may enter your zip code and may take the test at your closest testing center. Please be sure to select Idaho State as the University to receive your test scores. When registering, payment for the test(s) must be made with a credit card.


Candidates are enrolled in the Praxis Study Materials Moodle Room. If you do not have access, please contact our office and we will enroll you in the Moodle Room at (208) 282-2783 or email kentcenter@isu.edu.

The COE also has a Praxis Practice Lab in which students can take free full-length Praxis Practice tests. To schedule a practice test, please contact our offices at (208) 282-2783 or email kentcenter@isu.edu.

All candidates in Elementary, Early Childhood Blended, and Special Education need to pass all four ICLA standard assessments prior to student teaching.

Secondary Education candidates need to pass standards 2 and 4 beginning in spring 2020 prior to student teaching. Please refer to the ICLA registration flyer for specific dates.  The passing score is 70%. 

You will receive an ETS report in the mail/email with your Praxis scores. 

  • Praxis II scores need to be scanned and uploaded to Gateway 2 - CERT > Internship Requirements > Praxis II

Certification Information

You will need to turn in to the State Department of Education:

  • Completed Idaho Educator Certification Application
  • Check for $75 made payable to Idaho Department of Education
  • Official transcripts from every school you have attended
  • Copies of your Praxis II scores
  • Institutional Recommendation Letter

For more information about the types of certifications check out our certification website. 

Course Rotation Information

Please check out our Programs by Campus or scroll down to find your location information. 

More Important Questions

Yes! Please check out your roles and responsibilities as a student in the Educator Preparation Clinical Handbook.

Fill out the College of Education Internal Petition form and send it back to the Kent Center for Student Success at kentcenter@isu.edu.

If you are requesting to take more than 18 credits per semester, please fill out this request form.