Southwest Crossroads: Cultures and Histories of the American Southwest

An interactive, on-line learning matrix of original texts, poems, fiction, maps, paintings, photographs, oral histories, and 3-D images that allows users to explore the many contentious stories that diverse peoples have used to make sense of themselves and the region

Through this website, teachers and students in New Mexico have access to almost 1000 original documents, maps, and photographs from our region's history.

The website was funded under a National Endowment for the Humanities “We the People” grant and created through a partnership between Project Crossroads and the School for Advanced Research on the Human Experience (SAR). The NEH is not responsible for its content.

Golden Apple Foundation for the Teacher Partner Program Grant Application


The 47th star

After decades of struggle, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union on January 6, 1912. Now, communities around the state are preparing to commemorate New Mexico's one hundredth birthday - by honoring our rich and diverse history, and envisioning New Mexico's next one hundred years.

NMPED Licensure Bureau
Answers to frequently asked questions and technical support for individuals seeking a teaching license in New Mexico

The Center on Instruction
Part of the Comprehensive Center network, the Center on Instruction is one of five content centers serving as resources for the 16 regional U.S. Department of Education Comprehensive Centers, providing topic-based materials, syntheses of recent research, and exemplars of best practices

Resources for Educational Excellence
Free teaching and learning resources from federal agencies



New Mexico students and teachers are recognized for outstanding achievement