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Virginia Padilla-Vigil, Ph.D.
Interim Dean

Victoria D. de Sanchez Teacher Education Center,






School of Education Departments

Counseling Teacher Education Special Education
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Counseling
School Counseling
Early Childhood Multicultural Education
Elementary Education (BA)
Elementary Education Certificate
Secondary Education Minor/Certificate
Education Concentration in Curriculum & Instruction (MA)
Reading Endorsement/Emphasis
English as a Second Language Endorsement
Bilingual /Tesol Minor/Endorsement
Special Education Major (BA)
Special Education Certificate
Special Education (MA)
Elementary/Special Education (ELSP) Dual Major (BA)
Educational Leadership Field Experiences
Educational Leadership Program (MA)
Education Leadership Licensure Certificate Program
Field Experience  Directory
Manuals & Field Forms


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New Mexico Highlands University Mission

New Mexico Highlands University is a public comprehensive university serving our local and global communities. Our mission is to provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to attain an exceptional education by fostering creativity, critical thinking and research in the liberal arts, sciences, and professions within a diverse community. For more information about our mission, click here.