Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

The National Science Foundation is currently accepting nominations and applications for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program. PAEMST is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science (including computer science) teaching. Since 1983, more than 4,700 teachers have been recognized for their …

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505 SW NM-True $5,000 Scholarship Opportunity

505 SW NM-True $5,000 Scholarship Opportunity

A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM RECOGNIZING PASSION FOR THE FUTURE OF NEW MEXICO AGRICULTURE  505 Southwestern® New Mexico True Scholars is a new scholarship program designed to recognize passion and commitment to pursue higher education and make a positive impact on the agriculture industry in New Mexico.  One recipient for the $5,000 scholarship will be selected annually and …

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Discovery Festival STEAM NM

Discovery Festival STEAM NM

DF17 flyer (for both days color) with sponsors NOVEMBER 3rd(9am-3pm) & 4th(10am-3pm) @ THE ALBUQUERQUE CONVENTION CENTER Hundreds of STEAM professionals from dozens of fields will be there to share with you how their jobs change the world! You will get to see tons of amazing jobs that you may not know ever existed! There …

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Hot Topics in NM Education

Hot Topics in NM Education

Straight “A” Express Chugs Along! The Straight A Train made several stops last week. First stop was in Los Alamos where Secretary Ruszkowski and his team met with students, teachers, school leaders, and board members to celebrate the district’s six “A” schools. Check out coverage in the Los Alamos Daily Post.  The next stops were …

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Teacher Spotlight of the Week

Teacher Spotlight of the Week

“The most rewarding part of my profession is when former students share their successes and experiences they remember having in my class. I also enjoy seeing the proud faces of parents and their children when celebrating small and large successes.” Felicitas Adame – Reyes was born and raised in Santa Ana, California.  She has lived …

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Weekly Highlights

Weekly Highlights

Hot off the Press: Charter schools were a hot topic this week. “More or Moratorium?” – was the name of a panel that took place in Santa Fe discussing the pros and cons of charter schools. Katie Poulos (Director of Options for Parents) sat on the panel. Check out the article in the Santa Fe …

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From Homelessness to the Classroom

From Homelessness to the Classroom

An attentive, compassionate, and understanding teacher can be a powerful advocate for homeless students. For a homeless student, school is a safe space, but beyond that, a caring teacher provides security, stability, and hope.  It may seem impossible to provide a homeless child with all they need; however a teacher’s support and guidance can positively …

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Dyslexia: How difficult can it be?

Dyslexia: How difficult can it be?

Dyslexia: How difficult can it be? A regional event for parents, educators, administrators, and students.   Saturday, September 16, 2017     8 to noon                       UNM-Taos, Klauer Campus A light breakfast will be served from 8-8:30 Parents and All Educators: 8:30 – 10:00 Participate in Six Simulated Activities which mimic the experiences and processing of those with …

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