Special Programs

The College of Education and Technology is involved in a variety of special programs. Several of these are done in partnership with other entities. They all are designed to expand the learning opportunities of students, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Graduate Level Endorsement Areas

The College of Education and Technology offers two 12-hour graduate-level programs leading to endorsement in a field of study. If you have a bachelor's degree, you can take these courses as a stand-alone endorsement, or they can be folded into a master's degree. Find out more about program options:

ENMU Educators Hall of Honor

The ENMU Educators Hall of Honor celebrates teachers whose passion for education is evidenced by a talent for inspiring students through a shared community of knowledge, exploration and confidence in one's ability and potential. An ideal nominee would be an alumna/us of ENMU, living or deceased, active or retired, with an earned education degree (or the equivalent such as secondary licensure within a content degree) with a demonstrable record of professional accomplishments, exceptional character and significant community service. The nomination deadline is generally in June of each year. Nominations are reviewed by a committee of ENMU administrations, faculty, staff, emeritus faculty and ENMU Foundation personnel. For more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., dean of the College of Education and Technology.

ENMU Educators Hall of Honor Nomination Form

National Board Certification (NBCT)

Eastern New Mexico University offers six graduate credits for educators pursuing National Board Certification (NBCT). The credits can be taken in bilingual education, elementary education, reading, secondary education, or special education. Eligibility consists of three years of experience as a pre K-12 classroom teacher in a public or private school, a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, and a valid teaching license. Tuition and fees paid to ENMU are for Candidate Support and do not include the NBCT Component fee which you pay online to NBPTS.

National Board Certification Program Information

NMLEAD Tomorrow's Leaders Today

ENMU and the National Institute for School Leadership are working together on the NMLEAD Tomorrow's Leaders Today (TLT) project. This opportunity, funded by the New Mexico Public Education Department, serves to develop a leadership pipeline of future administrators throughout eastern and southern New Mexico. You may participate in many ways: as a superintendent, a principal, a teacher seeking an education administration licensure who already holds a master's degree, or as a teacher seeking a master's and an education administration license.

NMLEAD Information   NMLEAD Application

Childcare Training and Technical Assistance Program (TTAP)

The Child Care Training and Technical Assistance Program offers technical assistance and training workshops for child care providers, home care providers, parents, foster parents, students and community members interested in child care issues. The program is funded by the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department.

TTAP Information

Lifelong Wellness Workshops

ENMU has developed a program that supports individual efforts to enhance well-being and quality of life. The first step is a for-credit course offered for faculty, staff and community members. Our Lifelong Wellness Workshops are designed to help you start a physical activity program, increase the effectiveness of your current program or develop your skills to expand physical activity into new areas.

Lifelong Wellness Information

About ENMU, Portales

Students choose Eastern New Mexico University for our personal touch, accredited academic programs and affordable costs. ENMU offers a variety of services to help students succeed in their academic, personal and professional lives. That's why our slogan is "Student Success–that's what it's all about!"