SENATE BILL 593
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
RELATING TO SCHOOL PERSONNEL; CHANGING SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR RECIPROCITY REQUIREMENTS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. Section 22-10A-12 NMSA 1978 (being Laws 2003, Chapter 153, Section 43) is amended to read:
"22-10A-12. LIMITED RECIPROCITY.--
A. A teacher or school principal licensed in another state may be granted a level two or level [three] three-A license if [he] the teacher or school principal has teaching experience, demonstrates the required competencies and meets other requirements and qualifications for the license for which [he] the teacher or school principal applies, including clearance of the required background check. The local superintendent may require a mentorship period for the licensee if [he] the superintendent deems it necessary. A teacher or school principal who holds an out-of-state license may apply for a lower level license if [he] the teacher or school principal does not meet the requirements for the higher level.
B. The department may grant a level three-B license to a candidate who does not meet the other requirements and qualifications of that license if the candidate has a school administrator license issued in another state and has worked as a school administrator in good standing for at least six years."
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