To get an intern license you will have to submit to NMPED an Intern application and a fee of $125.00 in the form of a cashier’s check or money order along with the following:
- Letter from applicant addressed to Director of Licensure, requesting approval to participate in the OPAL path.
- Proof of enrollment in a required reading course
- Registration verification for the New Mexico Teacher Assessment www.nmta.nesinc.com
- Official transcripts reflecting your degree/s
If you have any questions about this process please contact the Licensure Help Desk at (505) 827-1436 or LicensureUnit@state.nm.us.
Once you have your intern license you can create a teachNM account to submit your OPAL portfolio.