Upon completion of the ALP, the successful candidate will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the content area, state approved curriculum and differentiated instruction.
  2. Utilize a variety of teaching methods including appropriate web technology to each content area taught.
  3. Understand assessment techniques and procedures to effectively measure student learning.
  4. Provide timely feedback to students to enhance student learning and understanding.
  5. Understand the principles of human growth, development and learning and apply these principles appropriately in their teaching.
  6. Manage the educational setting in a manner that promotes positive student behavior, and a safe and healthy learning environment.
  7. Create an atmosphere conducive to appreciation of diversity, promoting student engagement, intrinsic motivation, and positive self-concept for all students.
  8. Engage in the practice of self-reflection to identify potential instructional changes to enhance student learning.
  9. Interact productively with colleagues, parents and the community at large.
  10. Pass the required New Mexico State Teacher Assessments, including Teacher Competency and Content Endorsement areas. (Please note that passing the NMTA Basic Skills test is required before you can be accepted into our SJC Alternative Licensure Program.)

For more information, please call Teacher Education/Alternative Licensure at 505-566-3044. Or send an email to altlic@sanjuancollege.edu.