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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 2021-04-22T11:57:42-06:00

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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Ring the Bell: School Highlights

Check out photos and videos from the PED as well as from schools around the state as students and staff return to classrooms.

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Newest Updates

A letter to staff regarding the Derek Chauvin verdicts

Secretary Ryan Stewart sent the letter below to all staff at the Public Education Department regarding the guilty verdicts issued on April 20, 2021, against Derek Chauvin, a former police officer who murdered George Floyd in front of a convenience store in Minneapolis. The Public Education Department strives to promote a safe, inclusive, and responsive environment for all students in New Mexico and will continue to work toward engaging in crucial conversations around eradicating cultures of intolerance within our communities.

Martinez and Yazzie Consolidated Lawsuit Response Updates

The New Mexico Public Education Department has defined strategies, established timelines, and begun the work of ensuring that all students in New Mexico are engaged in a culturally and linguistically responsive education system that meets their social, emotional, and academic needs. We have much more to do, and to that end, the PED’s Identity, Equity, and Transformation team will soon share updates on how the PED is addressing those needs. To learn more about where we’ve been, where we are now, and what we’re working on for the future, the Martinez and Yazzie Consolidated Lawsuit page is packed with resources and information. We will continue to provide updates on this page as these efforts continue.

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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 April 22, 2021