New Mexico Middle Grades Mathematics Certification and Exam RequirementsLICENSE AND EXAM REQUIREMENTSMiddle Grades Mathematics Certification Available: Middle Level Mathematics, Grades 5-9Middle Grades Mathematics Exams and Requirements:
Praxis 5169, Middle School: Mathematics
For policies and deadlines see State Certification Exam Requirements, General Policies and Pacing Guides: Preparing for Demonstration Teaching.
The NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics (203) exam may be accepted in lieu of Praxis 5169 if passed prior to 8/31/2020.
If passed prior to 1/5/2015: NMTA Middle Level Mathematics (24) may be substituted.
Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT): Grades 7-12
Required to be passed before requesting a recommendation for teacher licensure.
The NMTA Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Elementary (051) OR NMTA Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary (052) exam may be accepted in lieu of Praxis 5624 if passed prior to 8/31/2020.
If passed prior to 1/5/2015: New Mexico Assessment of Teacher Competency—Elementary (03) OR New Mexico Assessment of Teacher Competency—Secondary (04) may be substituted.
Praxis 5169, Middle School : Mathematics
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