Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments

What is MEGA?
The Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) are required assessments for all prospective teachers, guidance counselors, librarians, principals and superintendents.  See more at

What Assessments are in MEGA? (Click on the assessment name to access Lincoln's page for the assessment)

+Missouri Educator Profile (MEP)            +Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA)
+Missouri Content Assessments                +Missouri Pre-Service Teacher Assessment (MoPTA)

The Missouri Educator Profile (MEP) is a new assessment designed to measure work styles as related to specific careers in the field of education.  The MEP must be taken before entry into the Teacher Education Program.   Sign up at

The MoGEA is a general education assessment that must be completed before entry into the Teacher Education Program.  The MoGEA consists of five sections:  English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Writing.  As of 1/1/2014, it has fully replaced CBASE as the general education assessment used by DESE.   If you have already passed all sections of the CBASE, you will be able to use your CBASE to enter a teacher prep program until 12/31/2016.  Sign up for the MoGEA at

                Lincoln MoGEA Cut scores (valid Academic Year 2014-2015):     

•English:  186                                   •Writing:  193                                   •Math:  165                      
•Science:  183                                  •Social Studies:  183                     

Content Assessment:
Expected implementation:  September 2014.  This assessment will replace the Praxis as Missouri's certification assessment.  If you have already passed the Praxis in your certification area, you will be able to use your Praxis for certification until 12/31/2016. Links to the Content Assessment Frameworks and Alignment Tables can be found on our
Content Assessment page

The MoPTA is a performance assessment that will be completed during Student Teaching.  It will be formally administered by ETS starting in Fall 2015.  During the 2014-2015 academic year, the MoPTA will be administered and scored by LU faculty at no charge to students. More information on the MoPTA can be found at

For a printable handout with the information on this page, click here!