New Mexico Teacher Assessments (NMTA)
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The New Mexico Teacher Assessments help identify candidates for licensure who have demonstrated the level of knowledge and skills that is important in performing the job of an educator in New Mexico public schools. These assessments address areas covered by the Public Education Department Teacher Competencies and Indicators and other state policy documentation. The tests are criterion referenced and competency based. Each test covers a different facet of the teaching profession in New Mexico.
Test Registration & Scheduling Information
To take a test, you must first complete the registration and payment process at the NMTA program website: www.nmta.nesinc.com
Once you have registered to take a test, you may schedule your test appointment online 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. Test appointments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
To schedule a test appointment, log in to your NMTA account at the site noted above and select “schedule” on the current registrations page for the test you wish to schedule.
After you schedule your test appointment, Pearson VUE will send you a confirmation e-mail listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.
Rescheduling or Canceling a Test
To reschedule or cancel a test appointment, log in to your account on the program website and follow the instructions provided on the current registrations page: www.nmta.nesinc.com
Before beginning the test, you will be given an on-screen tutorial that will show you how to navigate through the test, how to indicate your answers, and how to use the features of the computer-based test. A tutorial preview is available to help candidates prepare for the computer-based testing experience.