Current through Register Vol. 33, No. 7, April 5, 2022

Persons seeking standard licensure in educational administration pursuant to the provisions of this rule shall meet the following requirements:

A. hold a level 2 teaching license and have met all of the requirements for a level 3-A teaching license in Subsection B of NMAC, or hold a level 2 teaching license and for at least four years have held a level 3 school counselor license while working as a teacher or school counselor; and
B. hold a bachelor's degree and a post-baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university or hold current certification by the national board for professional teaching standards; and
C. have completed a PED approved administration apprenticeship program:
(1) at a college or university through an educational administration program consisting of a minimum of 180 clock hours for one calendar year to include time at the beginning and end of the school year; a passing grade on the apprenticeship will verify completion of this requirement; or
(2) under the supervision of a local school superintendent, private school official, charter school licensed administrator, or state agency educational administrator consisting of a minimum of 180 clock hours for one calendar year to include time at the beginning and end of the school year; the superintendent, school official or administrator will verify that the apprenticeship has met the PED's adopted competencies for educational administration; such verification will be considered completion of this requirement; and
D. a minimum of eighteen (18) semester hours of graduate credit in an educational administration program approved by the PED which addresses PED's approved functional areas and related competencies in educational administration; colleges and universities may offer these hours through their educational administration, educational leadership, public administration, business administration, or other appropriate departments; and
E. a candidate who applies for licensure in educational administration on or after the September, 2007 administration of the PED's specialty area licensure examinations shall take and pass the licensure test in administration as stated in 6.60.5 NMAC prior to the issuance of the license.


N.M. Code R. §
6-15-98; NMAC - Rn, 6 NMAC & A, 8-15-03; A, 6-15-06; A, 10-31-07; A, 01-29-10

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