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2015 Fall Region Meetings Scheduled
NMSBA Regional Meetings are right around the corner! The meetings will consist of dinner, student entertainment and NMSBA update from Joe Guillen, Executive Director as well as reports from CES, NMASBO, NMCEL and NMAA. The meeting will focus on Legislative Advocacy & Priorities for School Boards. Two-hours of training credit will be assigned for attendance at the region meeting. The dates are listed below with the meeting taking place from 5:30-8:30 PM

Region V                     Tuesday, September 15, 2015          Melrose

Region II                      Thursday, September 17, 2015         Pecos

Region VIII                  Tuesday, September 22, 2015           Cobre

Region VI                    Monday, September 28, 2015            Loving

Region I                       Wednesday, October 7, 2015            Zuni     

Region IV                    Wednesday, October 14, 2015           Moriarty

Region III                     Monday, October 19, 2015                 Springer

Region VII                   Tuesday, October 27, 2015                Alamogordo

 

CALL FOR 2016 LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTIONS
 The call for 2016 Legislative Resolutions in now open and ends Friday, September 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm! NMSBA annually calls upon school boards to submit advocacy resolutions to help form NMSBA’s priorities for the next legislative session.
In contemplating resolutions, local boards should keep in mind the 2016 New Mexico Legislative Session is a 30 day session and will focus on financial issues only. Each resolution proposed by a board should be submitted using this 2016 Resolution Form and should address matters of interest to all NMSBA members.  All resolutions received by the deadline will be reviewed by the 24 member NMSBA Resolutions/Legislative Committee for prioritization and possible amendment and will be presented to the Delegate Assembly for consideration at the NMSBA’s Annual Convention in December.

 

Call for 2016 NMSBA Officer Nominations
The NMSBA Nominating Committee will convene on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, to review candidate nominations for the positions of NMSBA Vice-President and NMSBA Secretary-Treasurer. Audrey Jaramillo, NMSBA President, will serve as chair of the Committee which includes the President-Elect Ron Singleton, the eight (8) Region Presidents and the four (4) past NMSBA Presidents.

The Official Nomination Form must be completed and submitted to NMSBA by the close of business, Friday, October 9, 2015. 
The duty of the Nominating Committee is to review the nominations and report their recommendations to the Association membership at the NMSBA Annual Convention in December. It should be noted there are no nominations for the positions of President or President-Elect as President-Elect Singleton, and Vice-President Linda Trujillo will automatically move up to these positions in accordance with our constitution and bylaws.

 

NMSBA Annual Convention
December 4-5, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM
Annual Conference Registration Now Open
The 2015 Annual Convention will take place at the Embassy Suites Albuquerque Hotel and Spa and is a conference that provides information to board members, administrators and education stakeholders on a variety of topics. Association business will include reports from Finance, Nominations & Resolutions as well as the election of state officers is conducted at the Friday Afternoon Delegate Assembly. An Awards Luncheon on Friday recognizes Leadership Development Program participants and Recognition for outstanding achievements, such as Board Member of the Year and Board of Education of the Year. Saturday’s Breakout sessions consist of numerous topics concerning todays Educational Leaders. Conference Registration Form

Call for Presentations for Annual Conference due Oct 26, 2015
Proposals are being accepted for conference training sessions. Training sessions run for 60 minutes. The purpose of these sessions is to allow presenters to share their experience, information, knowledge of research about successful programs in their districts or topics of critical importance with board members and education leaders. Questions can be addressed to Wendy Sawyer, NMSBA Programs Director. Call for Presentations Form

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities Available
For those interested in exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carolyn Mole, NMSBA Finance Director.

Sponsor Contract, Exhibitor Information and Contract

 

You can find information on the "I am New Mexico Public Schools" from the Campaign Resource Center.

For those interested in a Superintendent Search, an NMSBA service is now available. Dr. Dan Patterson is a former Superintendent who offers this service.

For those participating in the Master Board Member program, here is a page with the information including the requirements and forms.

Information from past conferences is archived so that you can see presentations for up to a year.

 

   

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