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Welcome to the New Mexico Public Education Department Website

Welcome to the New Mexico Public Education Department Website
Welcome to the New Mexico Public Education Department Website 2021-03-01T19:31:51-07:00

New Mexico Public Education Department

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Parent and Family Information

Family Guide, Student Safety, Nutrition, Bullying Intervention, Continuous Learning

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Educator Information

Licensure, Evaluation, Content Standards, Teacher Leadership

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School Reentry GUidance

The latest information on School Reentry Guidance for educators and families

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Remembering Dr. Karen Trujillo

The New Mexico Public Education Department honors the life and legacy of Las Cruces Superintendent and former Secretary of Education, Dr. Karen Trujillo. We wish to extend our deepest sympathies from our family to hers. To know her, was to love and be inspired by her endless joy and fierce dedication to improving outcomes for New Mexico’s children. Karen Trujillo was a friend to many and an advocate for all. Her passion for kids and her kindness were her gifts to all in New Mexico. May her memory continue to shine brightly across our schools and communities. En paz descanze.

from left to right: Karen Trujillo, center, with Rep. Deb Haaland and Deputy Secretary Timothy Hand

Karen Trujillo with Linda Darling Hammond at a LANL Foundation event

Deputy Secretary Adan Delgado with Karen Trujillo, Rebecca Jones, and former PED engagement coordinator Gloria Ruiz

at the 2019 INSPIRE Conference for New Mexico educators

seeking student input on meaningful assessment, during a statewide tour

at a news conference, Deputy Secretary Timothy Hand in the background

Newest Updates

ENGAGE New Mexico

For many students, going from a traditional classroom to learning from home can be a real challenge. New Mexico’s Public Education Department has partnered with Graduation Alliance to provide an extra layer of support for students in grades k-12 and their families who might be struggling with these changes.

Students will get an academic coach to work with them to answer questions, connect them with resources, and develop a plan to get on track and finish the school year strong.

ENGAGE New Mexico is completely free to students. To get started, sign up here or call us at 505-340-3250.

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Covid-19 Updates, Safety, and Guidance

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Additional updates are available on our News and Media page

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If you are concerned about Covid-19 safety protocol in your school community, please visit our complaint portal

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Important Information & Quick Links


Equity, Excellence and Relevance

The New Mexico Public Education Department partners with educators, communities, and families to ensure that ALL students are healthy, secure in their identity, and holistically prepared for college, career, and life.


Rooted in our Strengths

Students in New Mexico are engaged in a culturally and linguistically responsive educational system that meets the social, emotional, and academic needs of ALL students.

NMPED Leadership

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Ryan Stewart, Ed.L.D.
Secretary of Education

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Katarina Sandoval, Ed.M.
Deputy Secretary of Academic Engagement and Student Success

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Gwen Perea Warniment, Ph.D.
Deputy Secretary of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

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Timothy Hand, Ph.D.
Deputy Secretary of Policy, Strategy and Accountability

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Adan Delgado
Deputy Secretary of Finance and Operations

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Vickie C. Bannerman, Ed.D.
Deputy Secretary of Identity, Equity, and Transformation

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Popular Topics & Resources

For information about New Mexico’s COVID-19 Watchlist, please visit NMED here, where you can search by city or school name.

Page last updated March 1, 2021