Re-envisioning NewMexico’s Educator Effectiveness System

Stakeholder Community Input Sessions

The New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) and New Mexico State University are inviting teachers, administrators, families, and and other stakeholders to provide input on how the state should measure educator effectiveness in New Mexico.

Community conversations will be held at various dates and locations. See the community input session schedule (PDF) for more information.

a statewide Educator Effectiveness Task Force will provide a synthesis of these conversations in a Statewide Educator Effectiveness System Transition Report.

Grant Announcement: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education: Comprehensive Centers Program

Description: The CC program supports the establishmentof not less than 20 Comprehensive Centers to provide capacity-building services to State educational agencies (SEAs), regional educational agencies (REAs), local educational agencies (LEAs), and schools that improve educational outcomes for all students, close achievement gaps, and improve the quality of instruction.

Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 24, 2019
Estimated Total Program Funding: $50,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20

Grant Announcement: Small, Rural School Achievement Program

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) awards grants on a formula basis to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to address the unique needs of rural school districts. In this notice, we establish the deadline and describe the submission requirements and procedures for fiscal year (FY) 2019 SRSA grant applications. All LEAs eligible for FY 2019 SRSA funds must submit an application electronically via by the deadline in this notice.

Applications Available: February 20, 2019.
Award Ceiling: $0
Close Date: Apr 26, 2019
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply:
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 26, 2019.
Estimated Total Program Funding: $90,420,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3900

Grant Announcement: Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) Program

Description: Purpose of Program: The Full-Service Community Schools program is authorized by sections 4621-4623 and 4625 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA). This program provides support for the planning, implementation, and operation of full-service community schools that improve the coordination, integration, accessibility, and effectiveness of services for children and families, particularly for children attending high-poverty schools, including high-poverty rural schools.

Applications Available: February 27, 2019.
Award Ceiling: $2,500,000
Close Date: Apr 15, 2019
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: March 18, 2019
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 15, 2019.
Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,142,281
Expected Number of Awards: 8

Grant Announcement: Awards for Faculty

Description: The NEH Awards for Faculty program seeks to strengthen the humanities at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities by encouraging and expanding humanities research opportunities for individual faculty and staff members. Awards support individuals pursuing scholarly research that is of value to humanities scholars, students, and/or general audiences. The program offers applicants flexibility in project types and award periods. Common to all projects must be humanities research. Eligible projects include • humanities research in primary and secondary materials leading to the development of books, monographs, peer-reviewed articles, e-books, digital materials, translations with annotations or a critical apparatus, critical editions, or other scholarly resources; • humanities research related to institutional or community goals or interests, such as projects that draw on institutional or community archival collections; and • humanities research leading to the improvement of an existing undergraduate course, including the development of humanities resources (for example, oral histories, identification of previously unavailable primary sources, historical or literary collections).

Applications Available:
Award Ceiling: $60,000
Close Date: Apr 10, 2019
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply:
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: