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Human Resources

License Renewal Information

Administrators/Educators/Instructional Assistants/Nurses/Ancillary Staff whose license are up for renewal (expiring 06/30/2023), will be allowed to apply for renewal through the NMPED Licensure Portal (

The District will submit your information to the NMPED in support of renewal so there will be no need to upload a Superintendent Recommendation Form.

**Level 1 licenses are non-renewable**

For questions regarding licensure renewals, please email Lisa Herrera at

Dossier Information

PDD/OPAL Submission Deadline

The PDD/OPAL submission period begins on July 15, 2022, at 12:01 a.m. and will remain open until 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2023.

The window for resubmissions will open on April 1, 2023, at 12:01 a.m. and will remain open until 11:59 p.m. on April 28, 2023.

Human Resources | UW-Parkside

The Human Resources office exists to ensure that there is a qualified employee in every position in Gadsden Independent School District so that everyone who touches the life of a child directly, or indirectly, is a person well prepared to do so.

The goal of the Human Resources office is to place and maintain highly qualified faculty and staff and to provide them with the professional support they need in order to serve students.

Customer Service Contact Information:
Telephone: (575) 882-6232
Fax: (575) 882-6250



Lucy Garcia
Administrative Assistant
Telephone: (575) 882-6225


Estrella Burciaga
Interim Associate Superintendent for Human Resources

Lupita Chavez
Director for Human Resources