New Mexico Licensure Competencies
New Mexico is one of the most diverse states in the nation, and this diversity is reflected in the strengths and needs of New Mexico’s students.
Teacher Dossier Process
The dossier process is not related to the licensure process. Learn more about the teacher dossier process >>
The ability of a highly qualified teacher to address the learning needs of all New Mexico’s students, including those students who learn differently as a result of disability, culture, language, or socioeconomic status, is essential for educational success.
New Mexico Public Education Department
The NMPED's Professional Licensure Bureau determines qualifications for and issues licenses to:
- Other instructional personnel
They also provide technical assistance to individuals seeking licensure and to local school officials who must hire licensed staff.
Go to their site for information on some of the following popular topics, as well as many other resources:
- Licensure Pathways and Requirements
- Testing Requirements
- Licensure Background Checks and Fingerprinting
- Licensure Renewals