MEGA stands for Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments. The state of Missouri has changed from the C-BASE product to MEGA, which consists of Missouri Educator Profile (MEP), Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) and Paraprofessional testing. MoGEA testing is mandatory for acceptance into teacher education programs at 4-year colleges and universities, and mandatory for students in Crowder’s AAT program.
Crowder College offers the MoGEA and the Paraprofessional tests Monday through Friday and once a month on Saturday in the Testing Center located in McDonald Hall, third floor, room 318, on the Neosho campus.
MEGA testing is not offered during the weeks of finals, one week before finals, first week of classes, and one week before classes begin. To see the Crowder College calendar click here and select the current semester on the left of the page.
This test is an Internet-based test (IBT) of two hours consisting of 90 multiple-choice questions. Passing Score is 220.
This assessment includes four subtests: Reading Comprehension and Interpretation, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies, and Writing. Examinees must pass all four subtests.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has implemented a testing policy whereby:
The MoGEA is a format Internet-based test (IBT) with multiple-choice questions and written assignment:
You must first register and schedule your exam at the MoGEA website or at the Paraprofessional website before scheduling with Register Blast for Crowder College and paying the non-refundable testing center fee. Both fees must be paid before you take the test. For assistance during registration, call MEGA testing customer service at 800-215-0904 or 413-256-2891.
If you do not schedule your exam at the MEGA website, you will not be able to test even if you pay the proctoring fee to Crowder College. Your scheduled day and time with Crowder College must be identical to your scheduled day and time with MEGA.
To schedule your exam go to http://registerblast.com/crowder
The MoGEA and Paraprofessional testing fees are non-refundable. If you are intending on reschedule your appointment, it should be done online no later than 24 hours prior to your scheduled test date. You will not be charged another testing fee if you choose to reschedule on Register Blast before the 24 hour period.