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College and Career Readiness Bureau

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College and Career Readiness Bureau 2024-05-10T12:35:54-06:00

Participate in Shaping the Future:

New Mexico CTE Four-Year State Plan 


CTE State PlanCollege and Career Readiness Bureau (CCRB) cordially invites you to review our proposed Four-Year State Plan for Career and Technical Education (CTE).

To review the plan, please click the link provided above.


To review our summary of changes, feedback received, and responses, click here: Summary of Changes, Feedback Received, and Responses.


For any inquiries or additional information, please reach out to us at




NM Regional Map draft


Our Mission

The College and Career Readiness Bureau (CCRB) of the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) is dedicated to providing the students of our state with an educational foundation that takes them from primary school through secondary and postsecondary studies. This foundation encourages exploration and achievement in academic, career and technical education.

Integration of academics and work ready skills prepares our students for the rigorous demands of college and career. It is the educational development of our students upon which the economic development of New Mexico continues to depend. Our bureau provides leadership for the state’s college and career readiness system.

Our programs prepare students to enter the workforce with the academic and technical skills needed to compete successfully in the job market. College and career readiness is the unifying force in P-20 education that propels students from a solid foundation of early and secondary learning into rigorous career and technical education programs and college completion goals. You can learn more about our programs by visiting the following pages:


Career Technical Education

College Acceleration

Connections to Work

Counselors and Advisors

Early Warning System


Graduation Requirements

Next Step Plan

Office of Civil Rights Methods of Administration – Federal Compliance

Summer Enrichment Internship Program

You can also stay up to date with CCRB through our News and Events page. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to the CCRB staff.

Page last updated May 10, 2024