New Mexico

SC3 works with the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) to improve educational outcomes for around 338,000 K-12 students in over 150 districts and 880 schools in the state. This state portal contains highlighted project stories, selected state initiatives, state data sources, state coordinating council (SCC) members, projects and services, and news items tailored specifically for New Mexico.

Selected State Initiatives

Common Core State Standards

This NM PED website provides information on the common core state standards for teachers, administrators, parents, and students.

Educator Evaluation

This NM PED website provides information on New Mexico’s teacher evaluation system.

ESEA Flexibility Wavier

This NM PED website provides New Mexico educators information on its ESEA flexibility waiver.

Indian Education

This NM PED website provides information and resources from its Indian Education Division.

Literacy New Mexico

This NM PED website provides information on its New Mexico Reads initiative.

New Mexico's RtI Framework

This NM PED website provides information and resources on its RtI Framework.

School Grading

This NM PED website provides the grading results for New Mexico districts and schools.

School Improvement Grant Program

This NM PED website provides New Mexico districts and schools information on its School Improvement Grant program.

State Coordinating Council

SC3 works with NMPED on projects and services defined in cooperation with the SC3 New Mexico SCC. The Council works to identify New Mexico's priorities and changing educational needs. NMPED leadership meets regularly with SC3 staff members, partners, and collaborators to maintain the flow of communication and plan technical assistance services.

  • Ms Hanna Skandera, New Mexico Public Education Department, Secretary of Public Education
  • Dr. Ferlin Clark, New Mexico Public Education Department, Assistant Secretary for Indian Education
  • Mr. Tony Gerlicz, New Mexico Public Education Department, Director of Options for Parents
  • Mr. Pete Goldschmidt, New Mexico Public Education Department, Director of Accountability and Assessment
  • Ms Leighann Lenti, New Mexico Public Education Department, Deputy Secretary for Policy and Program
  • Mr. Matt Montano, New Mexico Public Education Department, Director of Educator Quality
  • Ms Debbie Montoya, New Mexico Public Education Department, Director
  • Dr. Icela Pelayo, New Mexico Public Education Department, Bilingual Education Director
  • Mr. Eric Spencer, New Mexico Public Education Department, Bureau Director, College and Career Readiness

Projects & Services

The Services & Projects for New_Mexico will be updated soon.

News in Focus

New Mexico Arts Integration Program (SC3 Projects Update May 2016) June 01, 2016

An arts integration experience for New Mexico to build capacity to support and implement a program for some of its districts and schools is underway. To support this endeavor, SC3 connected NMPED Priority Schools Bureau leadership, Eubank Academy of Fine Arts, and APS with Wilson Arts Integration Elementary School in Oklahoma City.

New Mexico Highlighted Project - Principals Pursuing Excellence Program July 27, 2014
New Mexico Indian Education Advisory Council March 31, 2014

The New Mexico Indian Education Advisory Council will meet on April 2, 2014.