ESPAÑOLA — The community is invited to join Dual Language Education of New Mexico, New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) and Northern New Mexico College to help provide guidance to NMPED on developing recommendations to shape future support for Hispanic Education in New Mexico.
Northern New Mexico College is hosting the listening session 12-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22.
NMPED is seeking input regarding:
- Systems that would further support Hispanic students of New Mexico;
- How to engage parents in a meaningful way;
- Critical student needs, concerns, and ideas tied to family values;
- Strengthening collaboration at all levels with our students in mind; and
- Developing recommendations to shape future support for Hispanic student.
Who should attend?
- High school students, parents, community members, school staff and business owners.
- What: Hispanic Education Act Listening Tour;
- When: 12-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22; and
- Where: Teacher Education Building – Northern New Mexico College.
Attendees are asked to help plan for adequate space and food by pre-registering at t.ly/G5Xz.
Northern New Mexico College has served the rural communities of Northern New Mexico for over a century. Since opening in 1909 as the Spanish American Normal School in El Rito, NM, the College has provided affordable access to quality academic programs that meet the changing educational, economic and cultural needs of the region.
Northern is an open-admissions institution offering the most affordable bachelor’s programs in the Southwest. Now one of the state’s four regional comprehensive institutions, with its main campus in Española, Northern offers more than 50 bachelor’s, associate, and certificate programs in arts & human sciences, film & digital media, STEM programs, business, education, liberal arts, and nursing. The College has reintroduced technical trades in partnership with two local unions and five public school districts through its new co-located Branch Community College, the first of its kind in the state’s history. Northern is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and has earned prestigious national accreditations for its engineering, nursing, education, and business programs. Learn more at https://nnmc.edu/.
About Dual Language Education of New Mexico:
Dual Language Education of New Mexico’s mission is to develop, support, and advocate for high-quality dual language enriched education in New Mexico and beyond.
About New Mexico Public Education Department:
The New Mexico Public Education Department partners with educators, communities, and families to ensure that ALL students are healthy, secure in their identity, and holistically prepared for college, career, and life.