3-Tiered Licensure System
Understand the 3-Tiered Licensure System. This progressive career system requires teachers to demonstrate increased competencies and undertake increased duties as they progress through the licensure levels.
Professional Development Dossier
Complete your Professional Development Dossier in order to advance in the 3-Tiered Licensure System.
All teachers must demonstrate how they meet the competencies and indicators for their licensure level through an individual Professional Development Plan and Annual Evaluation.
No Child Left Behind
Access No Child Left Behind resources and become "highly qualified." In order to teach in a core academic subject, teachers must establish they are "highly qualified" for their teaching assignment.
Same Level Licensure
Become an expert on the Same Level Licensure Online Renewal System. Same Level Licensure is for those educators who are currently licensed at either level 2 or level 3, and whose license will expire within the next two years.
Teacher of the Year Program
Learn about the National Teacher of the Year Program and meet the current and former New Mexico Teacher of the Year Award recipients.