The New Mexico Family and Parent Involvement Advisory Council provides advocacy, guidance, and support for child centered policies and practices affecting family, school, business, and community engagement to local and state decision-makers.

We help families get involved!


New Mexico Public Education Department Resources for
Building School, Family, and Community Partnership


Parental Involvement in New Mexico
How are we doing? Click here to take a survey.

Family/Community Toolkit
Articles for download

Designed to support the development of school, family and community partnerships with the ultimate goal of helping all children and youth succeed in school and in life

Family/Community Toolkit (Online Version)

Healthy Kids New Mexico

Speak Up! New Mexico
A statewide awareness and educational initiative of the New Mexico Public Education Department that can SAVE LIVES!

Response to Intervention (RtI)

Family/Parent Resources by Program at PED:

Priority Schools
Math & Science
Indian Education
Schools and Family Support
Quality Assurance
Student Nutrition
Special Education
Title I
Rural Education
Career Technical and Workforce Education

How to Resolve Your Complaint at the Local District Level

School Fact Sheets
Reports on enrollment, poverty, graduation rates, schools in need of improvement, free and reduced lunch, alternative schools and more

District Policy Library
Collection of school board policies from each district

District Websites
Click the district on the map to go to the website

(New Mexico Parent Information & Resource Center)

The New Mexico Sentencing Commission
Juvenile Resource Directory 2007

Press Release
April 21, 2008

Memo from the New Mexico Secretary of Education:

The NMPED Welcomes the New Mexico Family/Parent Involvement Advisory Council

New Mexico’s Guiding Principles on Family & Parent Involvement
Guía de Principios para la Participación de Padres y Familia en Nuevo México


HELP DESK 827.4296
Question or comment for PED?



New Mexico PTA

Is Your Child Coming to School Ready to Learn?
¿Va Su Hijo a la Escuela Listo Para Aprender?


What is a PIRC?

NM PIRC (New Mexico Parent Information & Resource Center)


School Calendars 2008-2009 -posting soon

State of Education in NM

New Mexico's Comprehensive Accomplishments


School Health Newsletter
Fall 2008


Home and School:
A Partnership

This DVD will be available for download soon.
Please check back



Need help?

Have a question about a district or school?

Have a question about a policy, rule or statute?

Still have questions about the NM Public Education Department?
(505) 827-5800 or email us