MEGA stands for Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments. MEGA consists of Missouri Educator Profile (MEP), Missouri Content Assessments, Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA), and Paraprofessional testing.
Crowder College offers the MoGEA and the Paraprofessional tests Monday through Friday and occasionally on Saturday in the Testing Center located in McDonald Hall, third floor, room 318, on the Neosho campus. All testing times are located on the MEGA website and may be viewed during the registration process.
MEGA testing is not offered during the weeks of finals, one week before finals, the first week of classes, and one week before classes begin.
To schedule and pay for the exam, visit the MEGA website. For assistance during registration, call MEGA testing customer service at 800-215-0996 or 413-256-7015.
This test is an Internet-based test (IBT) of two hours, consisting of 90 multiple-choice questions. The testing fee for the Paraprofessional test is $41. Passing Score is 220. The maximum score is 300. To schedule and pay for the exam, visit the Paraprofessional website.
Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA)
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:
Candidates have one opportunity to register to take all four subtests in one test session.
Candidates may register to take each subtest independently.
The testing fee for MoGEA is $59 for all four subtests or $25 for a single subtest.
The MoGEA is an Internet-based test (IBT) with multiple-choice questions and written assignment:
Reading Comprehension and Interpretation: 39 multiple-choice questions, 75 minutes
Mathematics: 40 multiple-choice questions, 75 minutes; an on-screen 4-function calculator and a formula page are provided
Science and Social Studies: 40 multiple-choice questions, 60 minutes
Writing: 1 written assignment, 60 minutes
All four subtests: 4.5 hours, plus a 15-minute break between subtests 2 and 3