Paraprofessional educators generally assist teachers in the classroom, supervise students outside of the classroom, or provide administrative support for teaching.
The Paraprofessional test is for candidates who have completed fewer than 60 credit hours of course-work and want to work in Special Education or Title I schools in Missouri. The Paraprofessional test covers both English and basic mathematics.
The Paraprofessional test is an computer-based exam, there are 90 questions and the total appointment time is 2 hours and 15 minutes.
The exam fee is $41 payable directly to Missouri Education Gateway Assessment during the registration process. There are no additional costs for scheduling or proctoring fees at the testing center.
Candidates are to register with Missouri Educators Gateway Assessment. Candidates may schedule appointment at least 3 days in advance of the test date. Appointments are available weekly at our testing center. Please contact our office for special appointment requests.
Candidates can request reasonable accommodations for the Paraprofessional exam. Candidates must submit these requests to MEGA, and all requests must be approved before the exam appointment. Please visit MEGA - Accommodations for more information.