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Childcare workers 

Childcare workers attend to the basic needs of children, such as dressing, bathing, feeding, and overseeing play. Childcare workers typically work in childcare centers, their own home, or private households. Many work full time, but part-time work and irregular hours are common. Childcare workers in New Mexico earn an annual mean wage of $23,470.

 

Early Childhood Educators

Early childhood teachers specialize in the learning, developmental, social, and physical needs of young children. These educators provide a safe and comfortable environment in which young children can learn not just early academics, but social, motor, and adaptive skills. Preschool teachers in New Mexico earn an annual mean wage of $33,160.

 

Elementary Educators

Elementary school teachers prepare younger students for future education by teaching them vital subjects, such as reading, science and mathematics. They also help students develop critical thinking skills, learn to solve problems and understand abstract ideas. Elementary school teachers in New Mexico earn an annual mean wage of $57,330. 

 

Secondary Educators

Secondary school teachers are responsible for providing education to students ranging from 6th to 12th grade. They prepare students for the future by teaching problem solving skills, methods for critical thinking and basic concepts of the required subjects. Secondary school teachers should use proven teaching methods to teach students content that is necessary for passing required state tests. High school teachers in New Mexico earn an annual mean wage of $57,410. 

Find Training & Education Programs in Education & Childcare

Central New Mexico

Central New Mexico Community College - Advanced Technology Center | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College - Montoya | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College - South Valley | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College - Westside | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College | Albuquerque

Technical Teacher Education

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 terms
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 4 terms
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Special Education and Teaching, General

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 15 weeks
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Special Education and Teaching, General

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 4 terms
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Secondary Education and Teaching

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 4 terms
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Multicultural Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 4 terms
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Elementary Education and Teaching

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 15 weeks
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Elementary Education and Teaching

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 4 terms
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Education, General

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 15 weeks
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Education Leadership and Administration, General

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 9 weeks
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 15 weeks
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 4 terms
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Coach Training

Level: Noncredit
Time to completion: 40 hours
Delivery: Online
Next start date: April 19, 2021

Contact Info:
Allison Pendell Jones,
apendelljones@cnm.edu
(505) 224-4000 Ext 54268

Child Care Provider/Assistant

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 15 weeks
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Catron Allred,
callred2@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3597

Central New Mexico Community College | Rio Rancho

Northern New Mexico

Luna Community College

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Online
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Tycie Jackson,
tjackson@luna.edu

Early Childhood Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Online
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Tycie Jackson,
tjackson@luna.edu

Early Childhood Development

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 3 semesters
Delivery: Online
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Tycie Jackson,
tjackson@luna.edu

Northern New Mexico College

Special Education (ALP)

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 26, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Sandra Rodriquez,
sandra.rodriquez@nnmc.edu
(505) 747-2194

Secondary Education (ALP)

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 26, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Sandra Rodriquez,
sandra.rodriquez@nnmc.edu
(505) 747-2194

Elementary Education (ALP)

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 26, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Sandra Rodriquez,
sandra.rodriquez@nnmc.edu
(505) 747-2194

Elementary Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 26, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Sandra Rodriquez,
sandra.rodriquez@nnmc.edu
(505) 747-2194

Early Childhood Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 26, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Sandra Rodriquez,
sandra.rodriquez@nnmc.edu
(505) 747-2194

San Juan College | Farmington

Teacher Education - Secondary

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Alexis Esslinger,
esslingera@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3246

Education - Gifted Certificate

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Alexis Esslinger,
esslingera@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3246

Education - Elementary/Special Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Alexis Esslinger,
esslingera@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3246

Early Childhood Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Alexis Esslinger,
esslingera@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3246

Alternative Licensure Certificate - Special Education

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Alexis Esslinger,
esslingera@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3246

Alternative Licensure Certificate - Secondary

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Alexis Esslinger,
esslingera@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3246

Alternative Licensure Certificate - Elementary

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Alexis Esslinger,
esslingera@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3246

Santa Fe Community College

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 semesters
Delivery: Online
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Dawn Wink,
dawn.wink@sfcc.edu
505-428-1347

Special Education

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 3 semesters
Delivery: Online
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Dawn Wink,
dawn.wink@sfcc.edu
505-428-1347

Secondary Education

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 3 semesters
Delivery: Online
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Dawn Wink,
dawn.wink@sfcc.edu
505-428-1347

Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 3 semesters
Delivery: Online
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Dawn Wink,
dawn.wink@sfcc.edu
505-428-1347

Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Level: Associate Degree
Time to completion: 4 semesters
Delivery: Online and in-person
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Dawn Wink,
dawn.wink@sfcc.edu
505-428-1347

Elementary Education

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 4 semesters
Delivery: 4 semesters
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Dawn Wink,
dawn.wink@sfcc.edu
505-428-1347

Education

Level: Associate Degree
Time to completion: 4 semesters
Delivery: Online and in-person
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Jerry Dakan,
jerry.dakan@sfcc.edu
505-428-1414

Early Childhood Education

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 4 semesters
Delivery: Online
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Dawn Wink,
dawn.wink@sfcc.edu
505-428-1347

Child Development

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 semesters
Delivery: Online and in-person
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Dawn Wink,
dawn.wink@sfcc.edu
505-428-1347

Bilingual Education

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 semesters
Delivery: Online
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Dawn Wink,
dawn.wink@sfcc.edu
505-428-1347

University of New Mexico | Los Alamos

Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid

Contact Info:
Irina Alvestad,
irina@unm.edu
(505) 662-5919

University of New Mexico | Taos

Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid

Contact Info:
Dr. Pam Remstein,
remstein@unm.edu
(575) 737-6266

Early Childhood Multicultural Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid

Contact Info:
Dr. Pam Remstein,
remstein@unm.edu
(575) 737-6266

Early Childhood Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid

Contact Info:
Dr. Pam Remstein,
remstein@unm.edu
(575) 737-6266

Early Childhood Education

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Hybrid

Contact Info:
Dr. Pam Remstein,
remstein@unm.edu
(575) 737-6266

Eastern New Mexico

Clovis Community College | Clovis

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 11 credits
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Monica Turner,
monica.turner@clovis.edu

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 65 credits
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Monica Turner,
monica.turner@clovis.edu

Mesalands Community College

Secondary Education

Level: Associate Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 21, 2021

Contact Info:
Janet Griffiths,
janetg@mesalands.edu
(575) 461-4413 ext. 184

Elementary Education

Level: Associate Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 21, 2021

Contact Info:
Janet Griffiths,
janetg@mesalands.edu
(575) 461-4413 ext. 184

Early Childhood Education

Level: Associate Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 21, 2021

Contact Info:
Janet Griffiths,
janetg@mesalands.edu
(575) 461-4413 ext. 184

Bilingual Education

Level: Associate Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 21, 2021

Contact Info:
Janet Griffiths,
janetg@mesalands.edu
(575) 461-4413 ext. 184

New Mexico Junior College | Hobbs

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Dianne Marquez,
dmarquez@nmjc.edu
(575) 392-4510

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Dianne Marquez,
dmarquez@nmjc.edu
(575) 392-4510

New Mexico State University | Carlsbad

Education, General

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Chang Lee,
cslee@nmsu.edu
(575) 234-9269

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Chang Lee,
cslee@nmsu.edu
(575) 234-9269

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Chang Lee,
cslee@nmsu.edu
(575) 234-9269

Southern New Mexico

Dona Ana Community College | Las Cruces

Education (6 concentrations)

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 16 months
Delivery: Face to Face, Online, & Hybrid

Contact Info:
Mylis Murdock,
mmurdock@dacc.nmsu.edu
(575) 528-7026

Early Childhood Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 16 months
Delivery: Face to Face, Online, & Hybrid

Contact Info:
Mylis Murdock,
mmurdock@dacc.nmsu.edu
(575) 528-7026

Early Childhood Administrator

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 8 months
Delivery: Face to Face, Online, & Hybrid

Contact Info:
Mylis Murdock,
mmurdock@dacc.nmsu.edu
(575) 528-7026

Eastern New Mexico University | Ruidoso

Secondary Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: August 17, 2021

Contact Info:
Coda Omness,
coda.omness@enmu.edu
(575) 315-1134

Elementary/Special Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: June 07, 2021

Contact Info:
Coda Omness,
coda.omness@enmu.edu
(575) 315-1133

Education Assistant (Pre-K - 12)

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: June 07, 2021

Contact Info:
Coda Omness,
coda.omness@enmu.edu
(575) 315-1148

Early Childhood Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: June 07, 2021

Contact Info:
Coda Omness,
coda.omness@enmu.edu
(575) 315-1135

Child Development

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Online
Next start date: June 07, 2021

Contact Info:
Coda Omness,
coda.omness@enmu.edu
(575) 315-1149

Child Care and Support Services Management

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Next start date: June 07, 2021

Contact Info:
Coda Omness,
coda.omness@enmu.edu
(575) 315-1150

New Mexico State University | Alamogordo

Education (4 concentrations)

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Catherine Aguilar-Morgan,
cagmor@nmsu.edu
(575) 439-3768

Early Childhood Education

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Catherine Aguilar-Morgan,
cagmor@nmsu.edu
(575) 439-3768

Western New Mexico

University of New Mexico | Gallup

Secondary Education and Teaching

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 3.5 years
Delivery: Hybrid

Contact Info:
Sabrina Ezzell,
sezell@unm.edu

Elementary Education and Teaching

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 3.5 years
Delivery: Hybrid

Contact Info:
Sabrina Ezzell,
sezell@unm.edu

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 3.5 years
Delivery: Hybrid

Contact Info:
Lewis Gambill,
lgambill@unm.edu

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Hybrid

Contact Info:
Lewis Gambill,
lgambill@unm.edu

Western New Mexico University | Silver City

Early Childhood Education & Family Support

Level: Associate Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: In-person and online
Next start date: August 16, 2021

Contact Info:
Debra Dirksen,
debra.dirksen@wnmu.edu
(575) 538-6427

Early Childhood Education

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 3 semesters
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 16, 2021

Contact Info:
Debra Dirksen,
debra.dirksen@wnmu.edu
(575) 538-6427

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Education: Bachelor's Degree
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