Certification and Licensure
Certified Family Life Educator
National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) https://www.ncfr.org/ sponsors the only national program to certify family life educators. The FCS Human Development and Family Relations undergraduate degree program and the Family Life Education graduate degree concentration prepare students to meet MOST of the coursework requirements for certification.
The Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) https://www.ncfr.org/cfle-certification program encourages applications from all professionals with course work and experience in family life education including formal teaching, community education, curriculum and resource development, health care, military family support, counseling, and ministry.
- CFLE Undergraduate checklist:
- CFLE Graduate checklist: http://www.ncfr.org/sites/default/files/downloads/news/U_of_New-Mexico_Albuquerque_Grad.pdf
New Mexico Early Childhood Multicultural Education License
The New Mexico Public Education Department issues licensure for qualified professional educators to practice in the state of New Mexico. The FCS Early Childhood Multicultural Education Pre-K to Grade 3 Licensure degree program prepares students to meet the state’s licensure requirements.
- NM Early Childhood License Requirements: http://www.ped.state.nm.us/ped/LicensureDocs/2016/EARLY%20CHILDHOOD%20B-3.pdf
- NMPED Professional License Bureau: http://www.ped.state.nm.us/Licensure/index.html