Licensure and Advancement Information
The new Online Licensure Portal for the New Mexico Public Education Department is now available.
You can apply, pay and track your application status online.
The first time you access the portal, click “Register” to create your account.
Visit the NMPED Online Licensure Portal to get started.
Licensure Application Portal Quick Start User Guide (PDF)
RRPS Directions for Elicensure Portal
NMPED Dossier Webpage
Continuing Licensure Superintendent Forms
Superintendent Recommendation Form for Instructional (Ancillary) Support Providers
Superintendent's Recommendation Form for Support Providers (Coaches, Educational Assistants, Health Assistants, Substitute Teachers)
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:
PED Licensure Website
Current Educator Testing Requirements:
BIRTH TO PRE-K EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
PRE-K TO GRADE 3 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
MIDDLE LEVEL 5-9
SPECIAL EDUCATION, PRE K-12
SPECIALTY GRADES PRE K-12
EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATOR: PRE K-12
EDUCATIONAL DIAGNOSTICIAN: PRE K-12
SCHOOL COUNSELOR: PRE K-12