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New Mexico Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

Teaching

Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state.

New Mexico has differing requirements for the following levels of education: (click on the link to see the requirements)

Administrators

Post Secondary Experienced Alternative Adminstrator Pre K-12

Teachers

Early Childhood Birth-Grade 3 Approved Program | OPAL | Post Secondary Experienced

Elementary K-8 Approved Program | OPAL | Post Secondary Experienced

Middle Level 5-9 OPAL | Post Secondary Experienced

Pre K-12 Specialty OPAL | Post Secondary Experienced

Secondary 7-12 Approved Program | OPAL | Post Secondary Experienced

Special Education Approved Program | OPAL | Post Secondary Experienced

The New Mexica Public Education Department


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