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New Announcements from the New Mexico Public Education Department:

  1. The 2023-2024 school year is the last year to submit a Dossier by March 29th, 2024.
  2. The NMPED transitioned to a new Background/Fingerprinting provider for New Mexico beginning May 1st.

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New Mexico Public Education Department

The NMPED's Professional Licensure Bureau determines qualifications for and issues licenses. They also provide technical assistance to individuals seeking licensure and to local school officials who must hire licensed staff.

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Contact Information

Main Phone: (505) 880-3700
Fax: (505) 889-4885

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 25704 Albuquerque, NM 87125-0704

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown NE Suite 210 East Albuquerque, NM 87110 Map