Teacher Education

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Teacher Education

The Department of Teacher Education at Northern New Mexico College prepares teachers of high quality to work in multicultural and multilingual settings. We provide theoretical foundations and practical applications that encourage our students to think creatively and critically. When seeking a New Mexico College of Education in New Mexico, the College of Education at Northern New Mexico College is an excellent choice.

Northern's Teacher Education department is uniquely situated in a culturally and geographically diverse region. Students can earn associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education, and post-graduate students can earn alternative licensure certificates through our Alternative Licensure Program (ALP).

Students earning a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education can choose a concentration in Language Arts, Social Studies, Math or Science with a TESOL or Bilingual endorsement. Students pursing the Alternative Licensure Program (ALP) can choose between an Elementary Education, Secondary Education, or Special Education licensure.

We encourage you to contact us with any questions you may have about our programs at (505)747-5431 or coe@nnmc.edu.

Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, our experienced faculty, and NORTHERN provides students with unique opportunities for academic, personal and professional growth. “You will have personalized attention, something difficult to get at larger colleges. We provide strong hands-on experiences from day one.” –Dr. Ivan Lopez, Dean, College of Engineering & Technology
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.