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PRESS RELEASE
November 8, 2002
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Professional Standards Commission to Meet in Santa Fe

(Santa Fe, NM)-The Professional Standards Commission will meet on Thursday and Friday, November 14-15, at the New Mexico State Department of Education (SDE), Mabry Hall, located at 300 Don Gaspar in Santa Fe. The meeting opens on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and on Friday at 8:30 a.m.

The Commission will hear reports by the Preparatory Program Subcommittee, Licensure Subcommittee and Ethics Subcommittees and consider approval of college and university reading preparation programs for teachers and licensure and alternative licensure programs. Action items will be forwarded to the New Mexico State Board of Education (SBE) for consideration.

The Commission advises the SBE on matters relating to the approval of professional preparatory programs, licensure of school personnel, ethics of certified school personnel and other matters related to education.