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Photo of PEC meeting location in Mabry Hall

Welcome to the New Mexico Public Education Commission

The Public Education Commission consists of ten elected Commissioners to serve for staggered terms of four years with no term limits as provided by law. Commission members are residents of the Public Education Commission district from which they are elected. The Commission is the authorizer for all state chartered charter schools in New Mexico.

Charter schools in New Mexico may be authorized through the school district in which they are located by the Public Education Commission. In the 2022-23 school year there 57 charter schools authorized by the Commission and 43 charter schools authorized by districts.

Division provides staff support to the Public Education Commission, per NMSA §22-8B-17.

Click here to find out about PEC projects and key timelines.

Revised PEC 2024 Meeting Calendar

Contact the Commissioners

Commissioner Districts

2024 PEC Meeting Information

6.2.9 NMAC Public Education Commission State Charter School Procedures

PEC Rules of Procedure – Adopted September 22, 2023

Memorandum of Understanding between the PEC and the PED – Signed May 27, 2021

Open Meetings Resolution – Adopted January 20, 2023

2023 PEC Liaison and Subcommittee List

FY23 Charter 2% Funding Status for PEC 07-17-2023

FY24 Charter 2% Budget for PEC 08-25-2023


Page last updated March 7, 2024