Special Education Bureau
120 South Federal Place, Room 206 Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-827-1401 Fax: 505-954-0001
Michael Lovato, Director

PED Announces the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Advisory Panel Meetings May 28-29, 2015 in Albuquerque | Public Notice | Agenda

PED Seeks Nominations for Special Education IDEA State Advisory Panel | Public Notice - Posted 6/23/15 | Requirements Nominations IDEA Panel | Nomination Form

IDEA Panel Brochure: Goals and Actions
front & back cover | pp 2 & 7 | pp 6 & 3 | pp 4 & 5

Bylaws for IDEA Advisory Panel
Approved/adopted December 10, 2010

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Presentations
2009-2010 Goals and Activities
NMAPA Test Administrator and Rater Training
Level 3 Determination Technical Assistance
New Mexico Public Education & Bureau of Indian Education Partnership for Success
New Mexico's Assessment Program: Recent Changes Affecting Graduation in 2010-2011

Understanding FERPA | Entendiendo FERPA

Parent Involvement in the State Performance Plan (SPP) Part B: 20 Indicators of Success | Participación del Padre en el Plan de Ejecución del Estado Parte B

Disability Awareness: A Primer on People First Language

The National State Advisory Panel Website
Resources and Materials

The National State Advisory Panel link is a website that contains tools and resources that will assist State Advisory Panel members and State Education Agency staff in implementing the State and federal requirement of the State Advisory Panel.

Parents' Corner

As members of the New Mexico State Advisory Panel...
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Least Restricive Environment Success Stories by Parents

My son is a happy 4th grader, who is 10 years old...
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My son's least restrictive environment story...
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NM State Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Advisory Panel

It the panel's role to advise the New Mexico Public Education Department with regard to students receiving special education services through Part B IDEA Federal Regulations.

How can I provide public comment if I am not at the meeting?
IDEA Public Comment Form | Guidelines for Public Comment

New Mexico IDEA State Advisory Panel Locations of Meetings 2005-2010

Annual Report

The Advisory Panel submits an annual report to the New Mexico Public Education Department by July 1st of every year. The annual report is very important because it outlines the advice to the State on the priority areas that were addressed by the panel during the year. This report serves to apprise State officials and the public of the activities conducted by the panel during the year.

2011 - 2012 |2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009 | 2007-2008 | 2006-2007 | 2005-2006 | 2004-2005

NM State Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Advisory Panel

IDEA Panel Membership | download the list
First Name Last Name Address City, State Zip Phone E-Mail
Jeanne Adkins 78 Bandolina Los Alamos, NM 87544 505/310-1736 jazdia@gateworld.net
Joseph Alarid 12304 Sierra Grande Ave NE Albuquerque, NM 87112 505/720-8858 joe.alarid@gmail.com
Lisa Blue 1713 Lena Road SW Albuquerque, NM 87105 505/843-9001 tblue11@comcast.net
Jack Carpenter 5810 NDCBU (222 Adobe Road) Taos, NM 87571 575/758-2605 jdcgac@kitcarson.net
Charlene Chavez P.O. Box 15430 Rio Rancho, NM 87174 505.383.2500 x2504 charleneb.chavez@state.nm.us
Leslie Damon 901 Douglas Avenue Las Vegas, NM 87701 505/454-5717 lesliedamon@cybercardinal.com
Katherine Duran HCR 74 Box 22622 El Prado, NM 87529 575/741-0195 duran.kat3@gmail.com
George Holguin 10015 Robert Larson Blvd Las Cruces, NM 88007 575/528-2654 George.Holguin@state.nm.us
Peggy Humble 611 N. Canyon Bayard, NM 88023 575/538-1983 trujillo@zianet.com
Dana Malone 120 South Federal Place, Rm 206 Santa Fe, NM 87501 505/827-1464 dana.malone@state.nm.us
Beth Mann 2000 Wyoming Blvd. SE, Ste D-3 Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 505/827-1464 beth.mann@kirtland.af.mil
Steven Pope 3720 Agate Street Las Cruces, NM 88012 575/523-3288 steven.pope@state.nm.us
Phil Valdez 1400 A East 20th Street Farmington, NM 87499 505/599-8617 pvaldez@fms.k12.nm.us
Winton Wood Box 65 Llano, NM 87543 575/587-1023 woodwinton@yahoo.com