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Speech Language Pathologist (Pre K-12)

Speech Language Pathologist (Pre K-12) 2021-08-30T10:40:42-06:00

Instructional support providers, formerly referred to as related service or ancillary providers, shall mean anyone who provides services for a public school or state institution as an educational assistant , school counselor, school social worker, school nurse, speech-language pathologist, psychologist, physical therapist, physical therapy assistant, occupational therapist, marriage and family therapist, occupational therapy assistant, recreational therapist, signed language interpreter, educational, alcohol and drug abuse counselor, substance abuse associate and other service providers who are employed to support the instructional program of a school district or charter school.

Initial License

  • $150 (non-refundable) fee; and
  • Initial Application via NMPED Online Licensure Portal; and
  • Speech Language Pathologist – 3 year license
    • Official transcripts from all Universities/Colleges attended with degree(s) posted; and
    • Copy of a valid Speech Language Pathologist license issued by the New Mexico Speech Language Pathology & Audiology Board.
  • Speech Language Pathologist Apprentice – 3 year license (Renewable for 2 additional years only w/ proof of registration in master’s degree and current classes)
    • Official transcripts from all Universities/Colleges attended with degree(s) posted; and
    • Copy of a valid Speech Language Pathologist Apprentice license issued by the New Mexico Speech Language Pathology & Audiology Board.
  • Speech Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow1 year license (Can be renewed twice)
    • Official transcripts from all Universities/Colleges attended with degree(s) posted; and
    • Copy of a valid Speech Language Pathologist fellow license issued by the New Mexico Speech Language Pathology & Audiology Board.
  • Register for background/fingerprints for “Teacher Licensure”.

Speech Language Pathologist NMAC Code

Renewal License

  • $120 (non-refundable)  fee, will be valid for a one year grace period for level 2 or 3 (from time of expiration). If the expiration date exceeds the grace period a $150.00 would apply; and
  • Speech Language Pathologist

    • Renewal Application via NMPED Online Licensure Portal; and
    • Superintendent’s Recommendation for Continuing Licensure (Must be on School District Letterhead); and
    • Copy of a valid Speech Language Pathologist license issued by the New Mexico Speech Language Pathology & Audiology Board.
  • Speech Language Pathologist Apprentice  3 year license
    • Renewal Application via NMPED Online Licensure Portal; and
    • Superintendent’s Recommendation for Continuing Licensure (Must be on School District Letterhead); and
    • Copy of a valid Apprentice Speech Language Pathologist license issued by the New Mexico Speech Language Pathology & Audiology Board and
    • Proof of enrollment in a Graduate program
  • Speech Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow 1 year license
    • Renewal Application via NMPED Online Licensure Portal; and
    • Superintendent’s Recommendation for Continuing Licensure (Must be on School District Letterhead); and
    • Copy of a valid Apprentice Speech Language Pathologist license issued by the New Mexico Speech Language Pathology & Audiology Board and
    • Proof of enrollment in a Graduate program
  • Note: The earliest you can renew same level license is January of expiring year.
  • If educator does not have additional valid licenses on file, then must register for background/fingerprints for “Teacher Licensure”.

Renewal of Licensure Level (for the Speech Language Pathologist licensure only)

Level 1 → 3 year license

Level 2 → 9 year license, advancement to a level 2 can be obtained after 3 full school years of licensure on a level 1 license

Level 3 → 9 year license, advancement to a level 3 can be obtained after 3 full school years of licensure on a level 2 license

Instructional Support Provider Superintendent Recommendation Form

Speech Language Pathologist NMAC Code

Delay of application:

  • Your application is lacking supporting documents listed in the above check list;
  • If your license(s) has expired (and you do not have additional valid licenses on file), and your background was completed 24 months or more, you will need to complete a new background for Teacher Licensure. School Employment backgrounds will not be accepted.

NMPED Correspondence with Educators:

  • Consultants correspond by email. Please check your spam/junk folder.


NMPED Licensure Transcripts Information

 

All fees submitted are non-refundable

 

Page last updated August 30, 2021