TEACHER SPOTLIGHT: JOE DAN LOVATO

TEACHER SPOTLIGHT: JOE DAN LOVATO

“Being a teacher and musician gives me the platforms necessary to invoke change in the most positive manner possible. We develop life-long learners who are inspired to continue to learn with the mind-set to invoke newly acquired knowledge into positive change. As educators, we are agents of change who transform our students into the next …

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Family Engagement with Gloria Ruiz

Family Engagement with Gloria Ruiz

We are excited to share the third in our series of podcasts related to educational issues.  Please listen in as we interview the movers and shakers in New Mexico education.  Our third podcast features Gloria Ruiz, Family Engagement Coordinator, where she provides an overview how parental involvement has evolved to family engagement and explains how teachers can make tweaks to their …

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Animas is “A” Strong

Animas is “A” Strong

Animas is “A” Strong                 For the past six years, under the new school grading system, Animas High School has received an A for all but one year, receiving a B just once. The Straight “A” Express made its stop in the small town of Animas on Wednesday, November 29th to celebrate their continued success …

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Classroom Management – Building Relationships with Teens as a Tool for Better Classroom Management

Classroom Management – Building Relationships with Teens as a Tool for Better Classroom Management

Classroom Management- Building Relationships with Teens as a Tool for Better Classroom Management I was walking towards a classroom to sub for another teacher who had to leave unexpectedly, and I could hear screaming. I knew that this could be interesting, since I knew this teacher’s style…and sometimes struggle… to manage the classroom. When I …

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Education Policy with Ashley Eden and Jamie Gonzales

Education Policy with Ashley Eden and Jamie Gonzales

We are excited to share the second in our series of podcasts related to educational issues.  Please listen in as we interview the movers and shakers in New Mexico education.  Our second podcast features Ashley Eden, Director of Strategic Initiatives, and Jamie Gonzales, Policy Analyst, where they explain education policy at both a federal and state level.

Engaging Families Through APTT

Engaging Families Through APTT

Have you ever been faced with the challenge of increasing parent engagement in student learning? Have you ever thought “If I could only make parents understand how important their support in learning is”?  Well, then APTT is something well-worth learning about. APTT is an acronym for the Academic Parent Teacher Team program developed by WestEd. …

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2017 Milken Educator of the Year

2017 Milken Educator of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lynne Russo, (818) 903-6079, lynneerusso@gmail.com Hometown hero Melanie Alfaro merits $25,000 as the 2017-18 Milken Educator Award winner for New Mexico  BIO for NM Melanie Alfaro Deming Intermediate math teacher sets high standards leading all her students to excel SANTA MONICA, Calif., (November 30, 2017)—Being a New Mexico State University Hall …

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Current School Liaisons: Is Your School Represented?

Current School Liaisons: Is Your School Represented?

The New Mexico Teacher Leader Network (NMTLN) is comprised of more than 500 teacher-leaders from districts and charters across the state. These teachers-leaders are working together to elevate the profession, share best practices, create new communications channels, bring classroom teacher voice to the forefront of policy and program conversations, and leverage all available resources in …

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Teacher Created NMTEACH Domain Resources

Teacher Created NMTEACH Domain Resources

Domain 4 Artifact List with Examples DOMAIN 4 Professionalism Strategies and Resources for Success Domain 4 Professionalism Domain 3 Teaching for Learning Domain 3 Teaching for Learning Comprehensive List of Artifacts Domain 3 Artifact Suggestions DOMAIN 2 – ARTIFACT LIST DOMAIN 2 – Creating an Environment for Learning DOMAIN 2 – HOW TO GUIDE DOMAIN …

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