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New Mexico Public Education Department: Teacher Recruitment

Deadline: August 14, 2019

In an effort to fill the need for teachers, school districts, the New Mexico Legislature, the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED), school districts, and the education preparation programs (EPPs) across the state are trying to implement various strategies to recruit and retain teachers and teacher candidates.

NMPED is offering a competitive grant to applicants to drive innovation in thinking and practice of developing and implementing teacher recruitment of recent college graduates and professionals to the teaching profession in New Mexico. As NMPED continues to seek innovative ways to recruit educators in New Mexico, stakeholders are called on to support recruitment efforts targeted to recent college graduates and professionals who have demonstrated achievement to teach in low-income schools or in schools with large populations of traditionally under-served students across New Mexico.

Amount: Up to $57,000 is available.

Eligibility: The applicant must be an approved EPP or New Mexico School district.

Link: https://webnew.ped.state.nm.us/information/rfps-rfis-rfas/

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