Q&A with Karen Trujillo, New Mexico education secretary

Sara Solovitch, Searchlight New Mexico Published 8:00 a.m. MT March 9, 2019 Q&A with Karen Trujillo, New Mexico education secretary Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has made her commitment to children a mainstay of her next four years in office. By every metric, New Mexico is considered the worst state in the nation to be a…
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Annual Job Fair for Educators Hosted by NMSU Career Services

SOURCE: Roseanne Bensley, 575-646-1631, Hirenmsu@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University Career Services will hold its 45th annual Educators’ Job Fair from 10:00 am to 6 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2019 at the Corbett Center Student Union on the third floor. You don’t have to major in Education to be a teacher. The event will provide candidates…
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New Mexico State University’s 45th Annual Educators’ Job Fair

April 29 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Corbett Center Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms To all 2019 Educators’ Job Fair Candidates: We are pleased to announce the Educators’ Job Fair 2019. As a public service to all qualified candidates, please accept this invitation to join us for this exciting fair. Candidate registration has begun for…
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PED head Karen Trujillo addresses rhetoric around teaching

Shelby Perea, Albuquerque Journal Published 1:20 p.m. MT Feb. 22, 2019 Karen Trujillo faced some resistance when she began pursuing a teaching career. While she was in college working to become a math teacher, she studied alongside engineers and others in STEM. She was often encouraged to go that route, become an engineer and abandon…
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APS Foundation awards funding for NMSU STEM Outreach Center programs in Farmington, N.M.

Date: 02/22/2019 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu The Arizona Public Service Foundation has awarded funding to the STEM Outreach Center at New Mexico State University to continue funding its successful out-of-school-time extended science, technology, engineering and mathematics education programs in Farmington, New Mexico. The APS Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the Arizona Public…
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NMSU STEM Outreach Center, Arrowhead to host STEM Saturdays

DATE: 02/20/2019 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Nicole Delgado, 575-646-7649, pazubiat@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Amanda Bradford, 575-646-7148, ambradfo@nmsu.edu The STEM Outreach Center at New Mexico State University is partnering with Arrowhead Center and Innoventure Jr. to host a series of entrepreneurship and STEM-related family workshops for the community. The first STEM Saturday will take place…
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NMSU early childhood education online master’s program ranked among best in the country

Date: 02/15/2019 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu The online early childhood education master’s program at New Mexico State University has been named among the top 20 such programs in the country, according to an online ranking site that researches graduate programs in the U.S. The website www.onlinemasters.com also found the NMSU program to be…
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Change at PED is good news for students and New Mexico

LAS CRUCES Sun News 02/09/2019 There is new leadership for our state’s classrooms, bringing winds of change that are long overdue.  The new Secretary of the Public Education Department, recently appointed by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, is Karen Trujillo — a New Mexican with over a decade teaching in the classroom and 20 years in teachers’ professional development….
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NMSU Alternative Licensure Program helps develop, foster future educators

LAS CRUCES Sun News 02/12/2019 According to a recently released report by researchers in the College of Education at New Mexico State University, there were 740 teacher vacancies in New Mexico last year, compared to 476 teacher vacancies in 2017. While the NMSU College of Education is working on several initiatives to address teacher vacancies…
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NMSU professor researches development of student affairs professionals turned faculty

Rene Guillaume, a former student affairs professional turned faculty member at New Mexico State University, is using his experience in student services to base research on how other former student affairs professionals carry out their new roles as faculty in an environment where scholarship is a priority. Guillaume earned his doctorate in Educational Leadership and…
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