Licensure and Dossier Information

Human Resources

Licensure and Dossier Process
Teacher Licensure and Advancement 2017-2018
(Please note that all processes for Licensure Advancement can be found on the HR Intranet page under the Processes tab.)

Important Memo from PED Regarding Advancement via NMTEACH 

Level 1 Teachers - What you need to know to extend, continue/renew, or advance your license.

Extend your license:
  • Please Note: If you are requesting an extension to your Level 1A license based on a need for more time for either testing or coursework, please contact the Human Resources Director of Operations at extension 51222.
Advance to Level 2 license:

STEP 1: Complete the Intent to Advance form and submit to HR for approval.
Please note: You must complete this form before any further advancement progression can take place:

Intent to Advance Form


STEP 2: Complete these forms if HR has approved your Intent to Advance via your Summative Evaluation. PED will not accept these forms until March of 2018.:

Superintendent's Form to Advance without PDD/OPAL
Application for Advancement



OR

If you were approved to Advance via PDD/Dossier, access the following website: TeachNM PDD for Teachers

After submitting your PDD (or OPAL); your evaluator will need a copy of your PDD (or OPAL) and will need to send one of the following forms to HR:

RRPS Principal's Verification Form-PDD;
RRPS Principal's Verification Form-OPAL


Level 2 Teachers -
What you need to know to extend, continue/renew, or advance your license.
Renew/Continue your Level 2 license:

Licensure Renewal/Continuation (Superintendent’s Recommendation Form)
Application for Same Level Licensure Renewal

Advance to Level 3 license: (Master’s degree or NBC required)

STEP 1: Complete this form and submit to your HR Staffing Specialist for approval:

Intent to Advance Form

STEP 2: Complete these forms if HR has approved your Intent to Advance via your Summative Evaluation. PED will not accept these forms until March of 2018.:

Superintendent's Form to Advance without PDD/OPAL
Application for Advancement


OR
If you were approved to Advance via PDD/Dossier, access the following website:TeachNM PDD for Teachers


After submitting your PDD; your evaluator will need a copy of your PDD and will need to send the following form to HR:

RRPS Principal's Verification Form


Level 3 Teachers -
What you need to know to renew your license.


Renew/Continue your Level 3 license:

Support and Ancillary Service Providers


Renew/Continue your license:
Advance to Level 2 license:

STEP 1: Complete this form and submit to your HR Staffing Specialist for approval:
STEP 2: Complete this step if HR has approved your Intent to Advance:
STEP 3: Upon receipt of passing score on your Professional Development Portfolio, submit the following:
Advance to Level 3 license: (Master’s degree or NBC required)

STEP 1: Complete this form and submit to your HR Staffing Specialist for approval:
STEP 2: Complete this step if HR has approved your Intent to Advance:

Initial Licensure


Teachers


Initial and Continuing Licensure


Paraprofessionals/EAs
Coaches
Ancillary Service Providers

New Mexico Public Education Department


The NMPED's Professional Licensure Bureau determines qualifications for and issues licenses to:
  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • 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: