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Substitute License (Pre K-12)

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Substitute License (Pre K-12) 2017-12-29T14:37:10+00:00

A substitute license authorizes a trained individual to provide temporary instructional services when an assigned licensed teacher is absent from class.

Initial License

  • $35 fee, cashier’s check or money order; and
  • Initial Application; and
    • Obtained a high school diploma or equivalency
    • You must be eighteen years of age; and
  • Submit a copy of the superintendent’s Verification Form.

Renewal License

  • $35 application fee, cashier’s check or money order; and
  • Renewal Application; and
  • Superintendent‘s Recommendation for support provider form (must be on School District Letterhead).
    • If your level 1 support provider license has expired, you will need to apply for an initial level 1 license.
    • If your license has expired (and you do not have additional valid licenses on file) you will need to complete a new background.
    • The earliest you can renew same level license is January of expiring year.

 

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: NMPED Licensed Teachers Substituting:

  • A licensed teacher does not need to have a substitute license when substituting a class. A teacher license will suffice.

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 29, 2017