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ELA doctoral student to serve on the 2018 – 2020 National Executive Committee

Congratulations to LeAnne Salazar, Educational Leadership & Administration doctoral student, for being selected to serve on the 2018 – 2020 National Executive Committee (NEC), as a student member! “As a doctoral student at New Mexico State University, I am proud to serve and represent NMSU,” Salazar said. The Gamma Beta Phi Society, a national collegiate…
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Project Based Learning at North Valley Elementary

STEM Outreach Center The STEM Outreach Center staff traveled to North Valley Elementary in San Miguel, New Mexico to give their teaching staff a Professional Development on Project Based Learning. This professional development focused on what Project Based Learning is, what it looks like in the classroom, and how to implement it into their curriculum….
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LCPS is Hiring Substitutes

Download the Flyer! Direct link to the application: www.applitrack.com/lascruces/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=4834

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NMSU’s Arrowhead Center offers free classroom materials to elementary teachers in NM

Just in time for National Entrepreneurship Week, which takes place this week, a new resource is available to elementary school teachers throughout New Mexico who want a fun and free way to introduce concepts of entrepreneurship and teamwork into their classrooms. Innoventure Jr. – part of the Innoventure suite of K-12 entrepreneurship education programs created…
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EXTENDED DEADLINE! Apply Now 2018-2019 The Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) School Psychology Program

  The Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) School Psychology program is continuing to accept applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. The application deadline has been extended and applications are continuing to be reviewed. For more information about the program and how to apply go to: https://cep.nmsu.edu/academic-programs/school-psychology/ or you may contact Dr. Heejung Chun, Admissions Coordinator at…
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2018 Spring Principal’s Professional Learning Community

Mathematically Connected Communities Mathematically Connected Communities (MC2) hosted the Spring Principal’s Professional Learning Community (PPLC) Academy at Truth or Consequences Middle School on Friday, February 16.  Several administrators from our partner schools attended this event intended to provide support for implementing learning from Summer 2017 MathLabTM.  Inside the Classroom change in instruction to increase student…
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Sibella Salazar awarded CEP department research proposal award 2017-2018

Sibella Salazar was awarded the CEP department research proposal award for academic year 2017-2018. Her proposed study, 7th generation: Voices of the rezilient, is a phenomenological study that will explore and describe the inner meaning of resilience for 7th generation American Indians. The purposes of this study are to explore how resilience is shaped by…
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Faculty retreat with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro

The College of Education brought external consultant, Dr. Kevin Kumashiro to facilitate discussions at a faculty retreat for developing the mission/vision, organization and governance structure, and a time line for implementation of the new School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership.

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SEMAA Spaceport Professional Development

STEM Outreach Center Twenty instructors attended SEMAA Spaceport Professional Development to kick off the Spring 2018 semester. This Professional Development was presented by the STEM Outreach Program staff. Instructors ranged from 6th to 8th grade. Instructors in 6th grade learned that they will be teaching students about adobe structure building and the effects of earthquakes…
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NMSU researchers receive mini-grants for interdisciplinary projects

Eight wide-ranging interdisciplinary projects by New Mexico State University researchers were awarded with Interdisciplinary IMPACT Mini-Grants in December. Funded through a partnership between NMSU’s Provost Dan Howard and Interim Vice President for Research Luis A. Vázquez, the Mini-Grants Program is designed to stimulate interdisciplinary research projects that will build a foundation of collaboration among NMSU…
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