MEGA (Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments) are required by DESE ( Department of Elementary and Secondary Education) for all students pursuing certification as a teacher, counselor, administrator or Library Media Specialist.
MEGA Assessments for Education Programs
This online career assessment is taken by all teacher, counselor and administrator candidates prior to admission to their program.
Available: Starting Fall 2013
This test replaces the former C-Base exam and is required for all BSED and BME teacher education candidates. MoGEA must be passed prior to admission to Teacher Education.
Cost: Varies - see website
Available: Beginning Fall 2013
All students seeking teacher, student services or administrative certifications must earn a passing score on the appropriate content assessment. This test replaces the current Praxis II exam.
Cost: $77.00 - $189.00, Varies by area
Available: Beginning Fall 2014
The Missouri Performance Assessment is the culminating experience is required for all Teacher, Counselor, Principal or School Librarian candidates and will be completed during the student teaching/Internship semester.
Available: Required beginning Fall 2015