New Mexico - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Authority

Area: 
Educator Licensure Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

New Mexico's Department of Public Instruction oversees teacher certification.

Body: 

The department shall: determine the qualifications for and issue licenses to teachers, instructional support providers and school administrators according to law and according to a system of classification adopted and promulgated by rules of the department

Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/10/2016