New Mexico Middle Grades Science Certification and Exam RequirementsLICENSE AND EXAM REQUIREMENTSMiddle Grades Science Certification Available: Middle Level Science, Grades 5-9
Middle Grades Science Exams and Requirements:
NMTA Middle Grades General Science (204)
For policies and deadlines see State Certification Exam Requirements, General Policies and Pacing Guides: Preparing for Demonstration Teaching.
If passed prior to 1/5/2015: NMTA Middle Level Science (25) may be substituted.
NMTA Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Elementary (051)
NMTA Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary (052)
One of these exams must be passed before requesting a recommendation for teacher licensure.
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.
a) Praxis 5440 Middle School Science ORb) Praxis 5439 Middle School Science ORc) Praxis 5435 General Science: Content Knowledge*
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General Information About Licensing in New MexicoGeneral Policies Regarding External Certification ExamsSubmitting Exam Scores to WGUApplying for your New Mexico Teaching License
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