Tag Archives: Public Education Dept.

Charter school teacher named New Mexico Teacher of the Year

Santa Fe, NM (AP) –An Albuquerque charter school educator has been named New Mexico Teacher of the Year. Alisa Cooper de Uribe, a bilingual first grade teacher at New Mexico International School, is the second charter school teacher to win the award in the program’s 57-year history. As Teacher of the Year, Cooper de Uribe…MORE

New Mexico names leader of Indigenous education reform

Santa Fe, NM (AP) –Former Navajo Nation legislative staffer LaShawna Tso has been selected to lead New Mexico’s Indian Education division. The announcement by the Public Education Department follows a months-long search. Tso will fill a key role in a state where 11% of the population is Native American. “There were many fine candidates for…MORE

New Mexico offers scholarships for advanced teacher training

Santa Fe, NM (AP) –State officials say they’re making funds available to mid-level public school teachers to cover the cost of continuing education certifications that can lead to a significant salary increase. The Public Education Department said Thursday it will cover the approximately $2,000 cost of pursuing National Board Certified Teacher credentials to become a…MORE

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