Public hearing scheduled for proposed school personnel and licensure rules

The New Mexico Public Education Department gives notice that the Department will conduct a public hearing from 10:00 a.m. to noon on April 29, 2009 in the Jerry Apodaca Building, Mabry Hall, 300 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501.

The purpose of the public hearing will be to obtain input on School Personnel and Licensure Rules that are scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2009.

The rules concern alternative licensure, dossier submission dates, license renewals and requirements, competency testing requirements for reciprocal licensure, reciprocity for level 3B administrators license, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) Competencies endorsement requirements, and rules for educational diagnosticians and school counselors.

Interested individuals may testify at the public hearing or submit written comments.