The College and Career Readiness Bureau (CCRB) of the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) is dedicated to providing the students of our state with an educational foundation that takes them from primary school through secondary and postsecondary studies encouraging exploration and achievement in academic, career and technical education. Integration of academic foundations and work ready skills prepares our students for the rigorous demands of college and career. It is the educational development of our students upon which the economic development of New Mexico continues to depend.
The CCRB provides leadership for the state’s college and career readiness system. The CCRB administers the following programs:
- ADVANCED PLACEMENT
- ARTS EDUCATION
- DUAL CREDIT
- EARLY WARNING SYSTEM
- ECHO FOR EDUCATION
- GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
- HIGH SCHOOLS THAT WORK
- JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES
- OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
These programs prepare students to enter the workforce with the academic and technical skills needed to compete successfully in the job market.
College and career readiness is the unifying force in P-20 education that propels students from a solid foundation of early and secondary learning into rigorous career and technical education programs and college completion goals.
This site provides information on programs administered by the College and Career Readiness Bureau. Program descriptions, rules governing program administration, and related program resources supporting college and career readiness are accessible by following the links on this site.
We welcome any suggestions you may have to improve this site. The investment of your time and input enhances the quality of college and career readiness programs for all our students.
Reach out to the CCRB for technical assistance or answers to your questions by calling 505-827-6475.
Events & Announcements
- New Mexico Career Clusters Guide
- Advanced Placement Winter Conference: January 17 &18, 2018
- Hyatt Regency, 330, Tijeras Ave. NW Albuquerque, NM 87102
- 2018 Carl D. Perkins Application Workshop: January 25 & 26, 2018
- Central New Mexico Community College, NM Workforce Training Center, 5600 Eagle Rock Ave. NE Albuquerque, NM 87113