Renew a Teaching License in NM
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How do I renew a teaching license in NM?
Teachers can renew their New Mexico teaching license via the online renewal portal.
New Mexico has a 3-Tiered Licensure Advancement System for Teachers. The 2023-24 school year is the last year teachers may complete the Professional Development Dossier (PDD) to advance from Level 1 to Level 2 and from Level 2 to Level 3.
What state requirements does a teacher in New Mexico need to meet their PDP requirements?
All teachers are required under Subsection D of Section 22-10A-19 NMSA 1978 to develop a Professional Development Plan (PDP). As part of the PDP, NM teachers must provide manageable actions and time frames to maximize student and teacher growth potential.
How do I get free PD for teachers in New Mexico?
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How do I contact the NM Public Education Department?
Contact the New Mexico Public Education Department
Professional License Bureau (PLB)
Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your teaching certificate and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and courses listed on this page are current as of September 13th, 2023 to meet the best information available. State licensing requirements and school district approval processes may change and it is your responsibility as a licensed or certified teacher to know your state certification renewal requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours for renewing a license, licensing and certificate renewal and expired or lapsed certification. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or licensing authority.