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Licensure Requirements

Licensure Requirements 2024-03-12T06:14:42-06:00

***NMPED currently accepts exams from PRAXIS ***


Click on a yellow box below and you will find the requirements for an initial license, renewing a license, and reciprocating a license. You can apply for multiple licenses by paying the higher price.

School Administrator

Education Administration License


Blind and Visually Impaired Birth-12
Deaf and Hard of hearing Birth-12
Early Childhood License Birth-Pre K
Early Childhood License Pre K-3rd Grade
Elementary K-8
Middle-Level 5-9
Secondary 6-12
Secondary Vocational-Technical 7-12
Special Education Pre K-12
Specialty Area Pre K-12


Instructional Support Providers

Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse Counselor License
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant License
Educational Diagnostician License
Interpreter for the Deaf License
Licensed Practical Nurse License
Marriage and Family Therapist
Mobility Trainer for the Blind
Occupational Therapist License
Physical Therapist License
Physical Therapist Assistant License
Recreational Therapist License
Rehabilitation Counselor License
School Counselor License
School Nurse License
School Psychologist License
School Social Worker License
Speech Language Pathologist License

Support Providers

Athletic Coaching License
Attendance Coach License
Educational Assistant License
School Health Assistant License
Substitute Teacher License
Native American Language & Culture Certification

School Business Official Licensure

School Business Official


Page last updated March 12, 2024