MEGA Assessments for Education Programs
MEGA (Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments) are required by DESE ( Department of Elementary and Secondary Education) for all students pursuing certification as a teacher, counselor or administrator.
Information regarding the MEGA Assessments can be found on the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website.
Students who meet certain criteria are eligible for a partial fee waiver when registering for the MEGA Assessments. For more information, visit the MEGA Fee Waiver website.
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.
All students seeking teacher, student services or administrative certifications must earn a passing score on the appropriate content assessment. The MoCA must be attempted prior to student teaching (some programs require that it be passed prior to student teaching).
The Missouri performance assessment is the culminating evaluation required for all Teacher, Counselor or Principal candidates and is completed during the student teaching/Internship semester.