2013 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 22 - Public Schools
Article 10A - School Personnel Act
Section 22-10A-23 - Reemployment; acceptance; rejection; binding contract. (2003)

NM Stat § 22-10A-23 (2013) What's This?

22-10A-23. Reemployment; acceptance; rejection; binding contract. (2003) 
A.   Each certified school instructor shall deliver to the local school board of the school district or to the governing authority of the state agency in which the person is employed a written acceptance or rejection of reemployment for the ensuing school year within fifteen days from the following:   
(1)   the date written notice of reemployment is served upon the person; or   
(2)   the last day of the school year when no written notice of reemployment or termination is served upon the person on or before the last day of the school year.   
B.   Delivery of the written acceptance of reemployment by a certified school instructor creates a binding employment contract between the certified school instructor and the local school board or the governing authority of the state agency until the parties enter into a formal written employment contract. Written employment contracts between local school boards or governing authorities of state agencies and certified school instructors shall be executed by the parties not later than ten days before the first day of a school year.   
  History: 1953 Comp., § 77-8-10, enacted by Laws 1967, ch. 16, § 115; 1975, ch. 306, § 9; 1986, ch. 33, § 21; 1978 Comp., § 22-10-13, recompiled as § 22-10A-23 by Laws 2003, ch. 153, § 72. 

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