NMSBA NEWS BRIEFS
Student Achievement Award Deadline is Friday, March 23, 2018! Click here
2018 Legislature Adjourns
The 2018 New Mexico Legislative Session is officially over! Thanks to our NMSBA Executive Board, Board of Directors, School Board Members for your advocacy work on behalf of public education during the legislative session. We would also like to acknowledge our partnership with Stan Rounds and the New Mexico Superintendents Association during the session. And finally, a special and sincere thanks to Lilliemae Ortiz, our Legislative Liaison for her assistance again this legislative session. We are indeed fortunate to have her working on our behalf. Please feel free to call me if you have any questions. A listing of all public education related legislation passed by the House and Senate signed by the Governor is available by clicking here.
NMSBA Now Posts Superintendent Vacancies
NMSBA is now posting superintendent vacancies for member boards on our Superintendent Search Page. Please contact Joe Guillen, Executive Director, for additional information. See the latest posts by clicking here.
Board Member Institute a Success!
February 8-10, 2018, Eldorado Hotel, Santa Fe, NM
The New Mexico School Boards Association hosted the 2018 Board Institute which began on Thursday, February 8 with a focus on legislative issues and opportunities for board members to visit the State Capitol to visit with State Legislators. The Board Institute continued on Friday and Saturday featuring informative general sessions and a variety of breakout sessions on school governance and public education.
Copies of Institute presentations are available by clicking here.
Now Accepting Student Achievement Award Nominations!
The New Mexico School Boards Association is pleased to announce nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Excellence in Student Achievement Award. This statewide program, sponsored by NMSBA and presented by local school boards, seeks to promote student achievement by assisting local school boards in recognizing school leaders, staff and other individual who have played an important role in in improving student achievement at the district level. To participate just fill out the nomination form and return it to NMSBA by Friday, March 23, 2018. For more information click here.
New School Board Member Support On-Line Sessions will Continue in 2018
New School Board Member Support Program continues throughout 2018 with monthly one-hour online GoToMeeting training sessions. All sessions are scheduled for the third Thursday of the month beginning at 4:00 p.m. Sessions will be recorded and archived for those board members who cannot attend live. For detailed information on training topics and how to participate click here.
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NMSBA Elects 2018 Officers at Annual Convention
Ramon Montaño, member of the Rio Rancho Board of Education, was elected by his colleagues to serve as 2018 President of the New Mexico School Boards Association.
Pauline Jaramillo, member of the Socorro Board of Education was elected to serve as President-Elect of the Association for 2018.
Arlan Ponder, member of the Cloudcroft Board of Education was elected to serve as Vice-President of the Association for 2018.
Olivia Calabaza, member of the Bernalillo Board of Education was elected to serve as the Association’s 2018 Secretary Treasurer.
Ron Singleton, Carlsbad Municipal School Board Member, will continue to serve as the Association’s Immediate Past-President in 2018.
NMSBA’s Policy Service can be accessed by clicking here.
NMSBA announces it’s new Superintendent Search Service cadre
For more information click on this link.
Information regarding the Master Board Member Program can be accessed
by clicking on this link.
Presentations from Past Conferences and Region Meetings are
archived for up to a year for board member reference.
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