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Program Description Submission Deadline
New Mexico Common Core Professional Development | Online Course Flyer The New Mexico Public Education Department is offering educators a new professional development program to support implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This program offers 250 state educators the opportunity to take one of ten online courses designed to facilitate their transition to CCSS for FREE. Seats are limited, so courses will be offered on a 'first-come, first-served' basis. Begins 6/2/2014
Ends 8/1/2014
2014 Summer Reading Challenge For the second year in a row, the Governor is announcing a free statewide reading challenge dedicated to stopping the "summer slide" by encouraging our New Mexico students to read more books over the summer break. Begins May 22, 2014

(Submission deadline:
July 31, 2014)
NMTEACH Summer Trainings
STEM Symposium Invitation
STEM Teacher Initiative The purpose of these funds is to provide a $5,000 stipend per year to qualified STEM teachers to teach Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (grades 7-12) for two years to serve in hard to staff (low performing (D/F), rural, urban) schools. These funds can be used as a stipend to recruit STEM experts to teach in hard to staff schools or to attract and retain STEM teachers in hard to staff schools. The New Mexico Public Education Department's (PED's) Math and Science Bureau is issuing a RFI to all New Mexico public school districts, state chartered schools and state-supported schools that have been determined as "hard to staff". June 15, 2014
Facts Every Educator Should Know About NMPARCC (Webinar) Starting in the 2014-15 school year, the reading, and writing and mathematics components of the SBA will be replaced by the New Mexico Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (NMPARCC) Assessments. This webinar provides information that all educators and administrators should know in preparation for PARCC. June 23, 2014
Robotics Programs These funds are to be distributed and used specifically for robots and related equipment for robot education programs in public schools statewide that are participating in the annual international robot competition in Albuquerque in Bernalillo County. These funds are only for the purchase of kits, computers, spare parts, and related equipment for sole use in robotics education program and annual international competition in Albuquerque. Districts and schools will meet the requirements listed in this application.

The New Mexico Public Education Department's (PED) Math and Science Bureau (MSB) is issuing a Request for Application (RFA) to all New Mexico public districts and charters.
June 27, 2014
Youth Conservation Corps The New Mexico Youth Conservation Corps Commission provides a process to employ youth between the ages of 14-25 in projects that improve New Mexico's natural resources and provide community benefits of lasting value. The Commission may accept applications from state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations, Native American tribes and local units of government such as counties, cities and educational institutions. The Commission has funded many projects submitted by school districts and charter schools as well as universities. July 17, 2014
New Mexico Smiles NM Smiles is a mobile company that provides FREE dental services exclusively to children who are at high risk for dental disease. This service is reimbursed by a Grant from the Department of Oral Health, private insurance and Medicaid. No charges are sent to the parents. No Submission Deadline
Training Opportunities Description Event Date/Time
Notice of Intent Session III CES Balloon Park Road Friday May 23, 2014
8:00-4:00 pm
Summer Meals WEBINAR Training Responsibilities and Opportunities for Schools Monday, April 21, 2014
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Early College High Schools (ECHS) and Workforce Readiness Programs (WRP) RFA WEBINAR Training The College and Career Readiness Bureau is hosting a webinar to provide a review of the application and answer questions that interested institutions have about WRPs. It is advised that you register for the webinar by the visiting the link above prior to the April 18th date.

To Participate:
April 18, 2014

If you need information that is not available on the website, contact Linda Olivas, Options for Parents Division, at (505) 827-6909 or Contact Us at Charter School Division, New Mexico Department of Public Education, 300 Don Gaspar Ave, Rm 301, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2786

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