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New Mexico
Indian Education Advisory Council

Pursuant to the Indian Education Act (IEA) 22-23 A-6, the "Indian education advisory council" is created and shall advise the secretary and assistant secretary on implementation of the provisions of the IEA. 


Kevin Shendo, Chair
Southern Pueblos Representative

Dr. Lester Sandoval, Vice Chair
Lester Sandoval, Ph.D

Clarice Cata-Montoya, Secretary
Northern Pueblos Representative


Tribal Education Status Report for SY 2012-2013 (November 15, 2013) | Briefing

New Mexico Indian Education Advisory Council Meeting (October 18, 2013)

New Mexico Indian Education Advisory Council Special Meeting (June 29, 2012)

Advisory Council Members Directory (February 2011)

Notes of the Government-to-Government Meeting held October 10, 2007

Strengthening the 2003 New Mexico Indian Education Act
New Mexico Indian Education Advisory Council's Work Session and Government-to-Government Notes and Update

New Mexico Indian Education Advisory Council Values and Beliefs Statement 2006

Government to Government Meeting - Friday, October 2, 2009 - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Notes from the meeting:

Question 1: How does Indian Education in NM look different than mainstream education?

Question 2:  Share concrete examples of what works in Indian Education in NM – How are they being documented?

Question 3: What do we want Indian education in New Mexico to look like in 10 years?

Question 4: What next action step would be a priority?