Additional Information

Teaching Preparation Courses

EDUC-101 Preparation for the NMTA
Overview of the NM Teacher Assessment, test taking strategies, and essay writing. Course sections may focus on Basic Skills,Teacher Competency,or Content Knowledge portions of NMTA.
Unavailable for transfer or applicable as an elective.
Offered: Fall & Spring

EDUC-113 Substitute Teaching
Course covers state laws & regs, classroom management, instructional skills, school safety, special ed and cultural issues. Three hours classroom observation/class attendance required for certificate.
Offered: Fall & Spring

Reach Farther

Complete a bachelor’s or graduate degree on the San Juan College campus. Courses are offered on evenings and weekends.

New Mexico Highlands University
Business, Education, Social Work, Criminal Justice

New Mexico State University
Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration, Online Learning Technologies, Online Special Education

University of New Mexico
Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Alternative Teaching Licensure Program, University Studies

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