How do I contact NM PED?

How do I contact NM PED?

For general inquiries, please call 1-505-827-5800 or email For teacher retirement inquiries, please call the New Mexico Education Retirement Board at 1-866-691-2345. For questions about home schooling, please contact the Options for Parents and Families Division at

How do I renew my New Mexico teaching license?

You can renew a Level 3A license online through the Same Level Licensure system and submit the New Mexico Continuing Licensure Application. You might be asked to submit a statement from your superintendent recommending your licensure continuation or.

What is the number one school in New Mexico?

New Mexico High School Rankings

Rank School District
1 Albuquerque Institute Of Math & Science Albuquerque Institute Of Math & Science
2 Early College High School Deming Public Schools
3 Mandela International Magnet (Mims) Santa Fe Public Schools

How long does it take to get a New Mexico teaching license?

If you have a bachelor’s degree, you can pursue this certification via a post-baccalaureate certificate or master’s degree program. You also must complete a student teaching component in early childhood education that lasts between 168 and 180 hours.

Who is in charge of education in New Mexico?

Kurt Steinhaus
Kurt Steinhaus was born in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and has dedicated his career to education and advocating for the diverse population of New Mexico students. Dr. Steinhaus currently serves as Secretary of Education for New Mexico.

What rank is New Mexico in education?

Despite New Mexico’s abysmal ranking in the quality of its public school system, the state has made significant strides in investing in education. According to WalletHub, New Mexico ranks 31st in pupil-to-teacher ratio, 31st in public spending per student and 18th in projected competition in the 2028 fiscal year.

What states accept New Mexico teaching license?

New Mexico Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

Alabama Indiana Texas
Arizona Kansas Utah
Arkansas Louisiana Vermont
California Maine Virginia
Colorado Maryland Washington

What is the best school district in New Mexico?

Top School Districts in New Mexico, 2019

Rank School District County
1 Albuquerque Public Schools Bernalillo County
2 Los Alamos Public Schools Los Alamos County
3 Cloudcroft Municipal Schools Otero County
4 Dora Municipal Schools Roosevelt County

What is the biggest high school in NM?

Largest High Schools in New Mexico

  • Rio Rancho High School. Rio Rancho Public Schools, NM•
  • Cleveland High School. Rio Rancho Public Schools, NM•
  • Atrisco Heritage Academy High School. Albuquerque Public Schools, NM•
  • New Mexico Virtual Academy.
  • Volcano Vista High School.
  • Hobbs High School.
  • Cibola High School.
  • Sandia High School.

Can you teach in New Mexico without a license?

Answer: To become a high school teacher in New Mexico, you must hold a license from the state. The requirements for the license include completing a bachelor’s degree and a teacher preparation program that includes student teaching.

What is the purpose of NM Department of education?

The New Mexico Public Education Department partners with educators, communities, and families to ensure that ALL students are healthy, secure in their identity, and holistically prepared for college, career, and life.

What is the New Mexico public education department?

The New Mexico Public Education Department believes in all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, disability status, or socioeconomic status. It believes in the strength of New Mexico’s diverse communities and in the inherent value of our multilingualism, resilience, creativity, culture, and compassion for one another.

What is nm Student Connect and how does it work?

The New Mexico Public Education Department launched NM Student Connect to help students and teachers who currently lack high-speed broadband internet service or devices get access to the internet. The NM Student Connect Help Desk can help eligible students’ households sign up for the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program.

How do I obtain a copy of my nmped license?

To obtain a copy of your license please login to your portal account to download/save and print. All personnel required to hold NMPED licensure must have an appropriately cleared background submitted for the NMPED code TEACHER LICENSURE ORI # NM920140Z, before entering the virtual and/or in-person.

Does the nmped offer the Praxis exam?

The NMPED now offers the PRAXIS exam through ETS (Educational Testing Service) in-person or virtually. For information on Praxis at home tests, please click here.