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Continuing Education for New Mexico Teachers

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Continuing Education for New Mexico Teachers

Keep your knowledge on the cutting edge

Bring the best learning tools to your school and your students while working on your New Mexico educator recertification or New Mexico teacher endorsement. We offer a variety of online courses to fit your busy schedule. Discover new ways to solve everyday problems and find fresh strategies and techniques to elevate the classroom experience.

Although New Mexico Public Education Department (NM PED) des not provide formal review of continuing education course work, the University of Phoenix, College of Education has made a determination that the following courses are aligned to your state’s requirements.

Endorsement Courses

This course explores the characteristics of and methods for identifying gifted and talented learners, including those in underrepresented populations. Programs, resources, and supports for the diverse needs of gifted and talented learners are examined. Participants investigate strategies and develop lessons to foster the academic, social, and emotional development of gifted and talented learners.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course focuses on the theories, research, standards, and practices necessary to adapt, develop, and sustain high quality curriculum and instruction for diverse gifted and talented learners. Participants examine strategies to enhance acceleration, depth, and complexity of learning.  

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course provides an overview of evaluation methods and assessment of gifted and talented learners. Participants interpret different evaluation and assessment tools, identifying the pros, cons, and limitations of multiple assessments. Participants explore solutions and alternative assessments in the identification of gifted and talented learners. Strategies in the ongoing assessment process of gifted and talented learners are also examined.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

This course prepares participants to enhance critical thinking skills in gifted and talented learners. Participants explore theories, teaching and assessment methods, instructional strategies, and technology related to the development of critical thinking skills in gifted and talented learners. Characteristics of gifted and talented learners, differentiated instruction, creative thinking, twice exceptional learners, and student engagement are also addressed.

Total Credits: 3

Course Length: 4 weeks

Estimated Cost: $525

The courses in our Continuing Teacher Education course collection are note eligible for federal financial aid. State agencies issue certifications and regulate licensure requirements; therefore, if you have questions about your specific state’s recertification and/or endorsement needs please contact your state agency. Individuals who purchase these courses for ongoing licensure requirements or endorsements are purchasing single courses and are not enrolled in a program. Courses from our Continuing Teacher Education collection are not eligible to apply to your degree program at University of Phoenix.

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