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Educator Growth and Development Bureau

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Educator Growth and Development Bureau 2023-12-21T10:32:28-07:00

The Advance Program Level (APL) Micro-Credentials for Level 1 teachers advancing to Level 2 and Level 2 teachers advancing to Level 3 is a competency-based process that is made up of stacked courses, each focused on a discrete skill or area aligned with the four domains in Elevate NM, the educator evaluation system.  In 2022 NMPED began to transition from the Professional Development Dossier (PDD) to the APL micro-credentials.

Please note, school year 2023-2024 is the last year the PDD option will be available. New Rule Licensure Advancement. The PDD window submission will be open July 15, 2023, and remain open until March 29, 2024. The window for PDD resubmissions will open April 1, 2024, at 12:01 am, and will remain open until 11:59 pm, May 15, 2024.

Educator Evaluation Elevate NM, the educator evaluation system, supports educator growth and development through components and domains using a revised Danielson Framework. It builds on an actionable feedback cycle that prioritizes dynamic conversations and timely feedback to support educators in continually honing their craft.

The Exchange Visiting Teacher Program allows international teachers to teach in a district or charter school in New Mexico by providing a non-immigrant J-1 Visa for specified window of time.  The New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) serves as the state’s program Sponsor.

Title II, Part A is a federal program designed to increase academic achievement by providing resources to improve teacher and principal quality.


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Page last updated December 21, 2023