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Educational Assistant Orientation

Note: This is for candidates that have received an official job offer.

Step 1 – Watch the Video

Watch the orientation video

Congratulations! Welcome to the Albuquerque Public Schools! Now that you have received your official job offer you will need to begin the process of applying for your Educational Assistant License. Click the link above to begin the Orientation Video. 

Step 2 – Let us know

Let us know you completed the orientation materials by signing the form on the Orientation video page. You will need to navigate back to this page after you have completed this step.

Step 3 – Complete the Questionnaire

Employee-Contractor Questionnaire

If the Para Educator exam is required, you will need to complete the Employee-Contractor Questionnaire. This is a requirement to be able to enter the building for your scheduled exam appointment. Click the link above to begin the Questionnaire. 

If you do not need to take the Para Educator exam skip this step.

Para Educator Exam

If you are applying for Licensure via the Para Educator exam and have passed, you are now ready to apply for a license.

Here is what you will need:

  • Complete Initial Online Application
  • $50 application fee (credit or debit card only)
  • Upload Superintendent Recommendation Form (document will be emailed to you directly)
  • Upload Para Educator Exam scores (document will be emailed to you directly)
  • Complete Background/Fingerprinting for licensure

College/University Credits

If you are applying for Licensure via College or University credits then you are now ready to apply for licensure.

Here is what you will need:

 

Questions

Contact APS Human Resources Licensure by email at  or by phone at (505) 889-4846. Or come and visit us at 6400 Uptown NE, Suite 210E, Albuquerque, NM 87110.