For Information, contact Marisa Aguirre - email - maguirre@hprec.com 

  • Are you currently enrolled in a master's or doctoral level counseling, psychology, or social work program in one of these New Mexico universities - ENMU, NMHU, NMSU, UNM, or WNMU? 
  • Are you going to complete a practicum/internship in a rural school/district that has been identified as high-need? (EOP priority will be given to individuals placed in a high-need school/district that is NOT located in Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces, or Santa Fe)
  • If you have already completed a practicum/internship in one of the EOP identified schools/districts, did any part of that take place during the Fall 2020 school year to the current date?
  • Are you willing to commit to working in one of the EOP identified communities for a minimum of 2 years post-graduation?
  • To determine if you are eligible for a stipend of up to $10,000, please complete this short survey. The turnaround time for eligibility determination is usually within two to three weeks.
For more information, please visit our website: 
www.nmeop.com

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* 1. First and Last Name

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* 2. Email

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* 3. EOP University Partner

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* 4. Name and Email of the University Contact to Confirm Program Enrollment and Status - this should be your university contact who is familiar with the NMPED EOP project that supports the increase of school-based behavioral health providers in high-need schools/districts. (This is not the records/registrar department.)

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* 5. a) Title of master's or doctoral level program, b) Date of initial enrollment in program, c) Expected date of graduationd) Confirmation that your program/degree will result in licensure as a school-based behavioral health provider, e) Name and location of school/district where you will be placed, (or were placed, if completed during Fall 2020 or Spring 2021) for your practicum/internship, f) University field placement supervisor's name and contact info.

Please provide all information, to avoid a delay in the review of your eligibility.

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* 6. Are you currently employed in a New Mexico LEA (school district or charter school)? If so, please provide start date, name of LEA, and job title. If not, please state n/a.

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* 7. Please provide the name, position, email, and phone number of the person who can confirm your employment at the LEA (district/school/charter). This is the person who you are working with regarding your contract for employment. Otherwise, please state n/a.

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* 8. I understand that a requirement of the EOP stipend of up to $10,000, is a University Practicum/Internship Placement in an EOP approved high-need school/district and a two year commitment to working in an EOP approved high-need school/district.

Please note that the following districts are not part of the grant funding - Albuquerque Public Schools, Farmington Municipal Schools, Las Cruces Public Schools, and Santa Fe Public Schools.

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* 9. Secondary email (optional)

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* 10. Mobile phone (optional)

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* 11. Do you have any other information to share or any questions?

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* 12. I understand that I will be contacted, by email, regarding the status of my eligibility within three weeks. 

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* 13. I understand the following:
- Stipends may be considered taxable income
- If I have questions, I should consult a tax specialist, as High Plains REC does not have this expertise

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