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State Education Agency (State DOE)

New Mexico Public Education Department
300 Don Gaspar
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2786
Phone: (505) 827-5800
Fax: (505) 827-6520
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://www.ped.state.nm.us/


State Child Care Licensing Office

Child Care Licensing Office (New Mexico)
State Children, Youth and Families Department
Office of Child Development
P.O. Drawer 5160
Santa Fe, NM 87502-5160
Phone: (505) 827-4185
Toll-Free: (800) 832-1321
Fax: (505) 827-7361
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://www.newmexicokids.org/


State Director of Special Education

Bureau of Indian Education
U.S. Department of the Interior
Division of Performance and Accountability
1011 Indian School Road NW, Suite 332
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: (505) 563-5255
Fax: (505) 563-5281
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://www.oiep.bia.edu/


State Grant Agency

New Mexico Higher Education Department
1068 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501-1650
Phone: (505) 476-6500
Toll-Free: (800) 279-9777
Toll-Free Restrictions: NM residents only
Fax: (505) 476-6511
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://fin.hed.state.nm.us/


Teacher Salary Survey 2007

New Mexico ranked 40th in the nation for its average teacher salary in 2006-07, according to the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Survey and Analysis 0f Teacher Salary Trends 2007.

The average teacher salary in New Mexico for the 2006-07 school year was $42,780—a 2.7 percent increase from the previous year. New Mexico was ranked 27th in the nation for beginning teacher salaries, at $32,081, an increase of 2.4 percent from 2005-06.

In New Mexico, the average salary for charter school teachers was $38,622; beginning charter school teachers’ salaries averaged $32,411.

Traditional public school teacher salaries for other states in the Southwest Region ranked as follows: Texas was ranked 29th in the nation, at $45,392; Arizona was 31st, at $44,700; and Oklahoma was 41st, at $42,379.

California had the highest average teacher salary, at $63,640, while South Dakota reported the lowest, at $35,378.


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