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Meet NMPED's New Leader

“Together, we can transform education in the State of New Mexico.”

Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales is the father of two young children who attend public school. He served as a special education teacher in the Silver City and Cobre school districts, and he holds a Doctorate in Education.

Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales is committed to transforming education in the State of New Mexico.

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Offices and Programs

For information on becoming a teacher, visit our Teacher Recruitment page.

For contact information for principals and superintendents, visit our Contact Directory.

For contact information for individual schools, visit our NM School and Charter School Directory 


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The NMTEACH Educator Effectiveness system is designed to establish a framework for continuous improvement and professional growth for teachers and principals, which, in turn, will promote student success.

The NMTEACH system was created to ensure that every student has equitable access to an effective principal and teacher every day they are in school.

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Whether you are a student, parent, teacher, or community leader – the New Mexico education system is responsible for preparing tomorrow’s leaders.

Find out what opportunities the NMPED offers to families and how to apply to be a part of one of the two branches of the New Mexico Family Cabinet.

Find More Info and How to Apply Here