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Native American Language and Culture Certificate (PreK-12)

////Native American Language and Culture Certificate (PreK-12)
Native American Language and Culture Certificate (PreK-12) 2017-12-21T14:52:59+00:00

A Native American Language and Culture certificate authorizes individuals to teach the native language and cultures of specific tribes and pueblos in any grade K through 12.

Initial License

  • $35 fee, cashier’s check or money order; and
  • Initial Application; and
  • Verification from the tribe or pueblo authority that candidate meets the standards and criteria for competence and language proficiency in order to teach the language and culture of the particular tribe or pueblo (Must be on tribal letterhead).

Renewal License

  • $35 application fee, cashier’s check or money order; and
  • Renewal Application; and
  • Superintendent‘s Recommendation Form (must be on School District Letterhead); and
  • Verification from the tribe or pueblo authority that candidate meets the standards and criteria for competence and language proficiency in order to continue to teach the language and culture of the particular tribe or pueblo (Must be on tribal letterhead).

 

Note: Your application will be returned if:

  • The application is not completely filled out, lacking a signature/date; or
  • The money order is not completely filled out or signed. The Professional Licensure Bureau does not accept other forms of payment.

Note: Delay of application:

  • Your application is lacking supporting documents listed in the above check list.
  • If your license(s) has expired (and you do not have additional valid licenses on file), and your background was completed 24 months or more, you will need to complete a new background.

Note: NMPED Correspondence with Educators:

  • Consultants correspond by email; please check your spam/junk folder.

ALL FEES SUBMITTED ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

 

Page last updated December 21, 2017