New Mexico - Public Education Department

Governing Body Training Course Approval Application Process

To apply to become an approved provider for a charter school governing body training, please use the application, rubric, and guidance below.  Applications must be submitted by email to Charter.Schools@state.nm.us. For questions about the application or application processing please use the same email address.

Regulations Governing Training Requirements

Effective July 25, 2017, charter school governing body training must comply with the regulations posted below. 

  • All governing body training must be approved by the Public Education Department.
  • Board members must annually meet training requirements that mandate training in specified areas.
  • New board members must complete specified training prior to voting at a board meeting.

Please review the rules and guidance documents below for more information. Training provided during the 2017-2018 school year must meet the requirements of this new regulation.

   

New Member Introductory Training Waiver Requests

If extraordinary circumstances exist and a new governing body member is unable to attend the inperson course provided by the department within two months of being voted on to the governing body as a new governing body member, the governing body member may submit a waiver request accompanied by an explanation of the extraordinary circumstances. PED will process the waiver request within 14 days of receipt.

Training Offerings 2017


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November 2017
Course Title, Hours, Course Number Date / Time Recommended Audience Address Facilitator
Reservation Requests
Governing Body Introductory
Part 1
7 hours
Course #2017-00001
Tuesday Evening
11/14/17
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
New Governing Body Members Bernalillo County Extension Office
1510 Menaul Blvd, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Introductory
Part 2
7 hours
Course #2017-00001
Wednesday Evening
11/15/17
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Governing Body Members Bernalillo County Extension Office
1510 Menaul Blvd, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Introductory
Part 3
7 hours
Course #2017-00001
Thursday Evening
11/16/17
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
New Governing Body Members Bernalillo County Extension Office
1510 Menaul Blvd, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Open Meetings Act
Open Government
3 hours
Course #2017-00006
Thursday
11/16/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Tierra Amarilla
Location TBA
Office of Attorney General
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to Patricia Salazar at roadshows@nmag.gov or call
505-490-7863
December 2017
Course Title, Hours, Course Number Date / Time Recommended Audience Address Facilitator
Reservation Requests
Academic Understanding
Academic Data
2 hours
Course #2017-00004
Wednesday
12/6/17
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Fiscal Responsibilities
Fiscal Requirements
3 hours
Course #2017-00005
Wednesday
12/6/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Introductory
7 hours
Course #2017-00001
Saturday
12/9/17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
New Governing Body Members Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Charter Contract, Material Terms & Amendment Requests
Organizational Framework
3 hours
Course #2017-00007
Tuesday
12/12/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce - Wells Fargo Room
1309 4th St. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Open Meetings Act
Open Government
3 hours
Course #2017-00006
Thursday
12/14/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Santa Fe
Location TBA
Office of Attorney General
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to Patricia Salazar at roadshows@nmag.gov or call
505-490-7863
January 2018
Course Title, Hours, Course Number Date / Time Recommended Audience Address Facilitator
Reservation Requests
Understanding Charter School Law
Organizational Performance
1 hour
Course #2017-00010
Saturday
1/13/18
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Ethics Overview
Responsibilities and Ethics
1 hour
Course #2017-00003
Saturday
1/13/18
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Academic Understanding
Academic Data
2 hours
Course #2017-00004
Saturday
1/13/18
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Ethics Overview
Responsibilities and Ethics
1 hour
Course #2017-00003

Friday
1/19/18
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Nusenda Credit Union
Piedra Lisa Room
4100 Pan American Freeway, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Fiscal Responsibilities
Fiscal Requirements
3 hours
Course #2017-00005

Friday
1/19/18
1:15 PM - 4:15 PMM - 12:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Nusenda Credit Union
Piedra Lisa Room
4100 Pan American Freeway, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Full Day Training
8 hours
Course #2017-00009
Tuesday
1/23/18
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
(working lunch)
Continuing and New Governing Body Members NM State University
College of Education-O'Donnell Hall
1220 Stewart Street
Las Cruces, NM 88003
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Fiscal Responsibilities
Fiscal Requirements
3 hours
Course #2017-00005
Tuesday
Evening
1/30/18
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
New Mexico Activities Association Conference Room A
6600 Palomas, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
February 2018
Course Title, Hours, Course Number Date / Time Recommended Audience Address Facilitator
Reservation Requests
Governing Body Introductory
7 hours
Course #2017-00001
Thursday
2/8/18
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
New Governing Body Members Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Understanding Charter School Law
Organizational Performance
1 hour
Course #2017-00010
Tuesday
Evening
2/13/18
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Taos County Extension Office
Juan I. Gonzales Agricultural Center
202 Chamisa Road
Taos, NM 87571
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Academic Understanding
Academic Data
2 hours
Course #2017-00004
Tuesday
Evening
2/13/18
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Taos County Extension Office
Juan I. Gonzales Agricultural Center
202 Chamisa Road
Taos, NM 87571
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Ethics Overview
Responsibilities and Ethics
1 hour
Course #2017-00003

Saturday
2/24/18
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
New Mexico Highlands University
Rio Rancho Campus
1700 Grande Blvd., SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Open Meetings Act and Public Access
Open Government
1 hour
Course #2017-00013

Saturday
2/24/18
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
New Mexico Highlands University
Rio Rancho Campus
1700 Grande Blvd., SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Academic Understanding
Academic Data
2 hours
Course #2017-00004
Saturday
2/24/18
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
New Mexico Highlands University
Rio Rancho Campus
1700 Grande Blvd., SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
March 2018
Course Title, Hours, Course Number Date / Time Recommended Audience Address Facilitator
Reservation Requests
The Role of the Governing Body in Charter School Success
Organizational Performance
1 hour
Course #2017-00002
Wednesday
3/7/18
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Nusenda Credit Union
Piedra Lisa Room
4100 Pan American Freeway, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Fiscal Responsibilities
Fiscal Requirements
3 hours
Course #2017-00005
Wednesday
3/7/18
1:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Nusenda Credit Union
Piedra Lisa Room
4100 Pan American Freeway, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Understanding Charter School Law
Organizational Performance
1 hour
Course #2017-00010
Thursday
Evening
3/15/18
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Academic Understanding
Academic Data
2 hours
Course #2017-00004

Thursday
Evening
3/15/18
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Introductory
7 hours
Course #2017-00001

Saturday
3/17/18
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
New Governing Body Members New Mexico Highlands University
Rio Rancho Campus
1700 Grande Blvd., SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Open Meetings Act and Public Access
Open Government
1 hour
Course #2017-00013
Monday
Evening
3/19/18
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Taos County Extension Office
Juan I. Gonzales Agricultural Center
202 Chamisa Road
Taos, NM 87571
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Ethics with Case Studies
Responsibilities and Ethics
2 hours
Course #2017-00011
Monday
Evening
3/19/18
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Taos County Extension Office
Juan I. Gonzales Agricultural Center
202 Chamisa Road
Taos, NM 87571
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
April 2018
Course Title, Hours, Course Number Date / Time Recommended Audience Address Facilitator
Reservation Requests
The Role of the Governing Body in Charter School Success
Organizational Performance
1 hour
Course #2017-00002
Thursday
Evening
4/12/18
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
NM State University
College of Education-O'Donnell Hall
1220 Stewart Street
Las Cruces, NM 88003
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Academic Understanding
Academic Data
2 hours
Course #2017-00004
Thursday
Evening
4/12/18
6:40 PM - 8:40 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
NM State University
College of Education-O'Donnell Hall
1220 Stewart Street
Las Cruces, NM 88003
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Introductory
7 hours
Course #2017-00001
Saturday
4/21/18
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
New Governing Body Members Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Open Meetings Act and Public Access
Open Government
1 hour
Course #2017-00013

Thursday
4/26/18
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
New Mexico Activities Association Conference Room A
6600 Palomas, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Academic Understanding
Academic Data
2 hours
Course #2017-00004

Thursday
4/26/18
6:10 PM - 8:10 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
New Mexico Activities Association Conference Room A
6600 Palomas, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
May 2018
Course Title, Hours, Course Number Date / Time Recommended Audience Address Facilitator
Reservation Requests
Governing Body Fiscal Responsibilities
Fiscal Requirements
3 hours
Course #2017-00005
Tuesday
5/15/17
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Introductory
7 hours
Course #2017-00001
Tuesday
5/22/18
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
New Governing Body Members Nusenda Credit Union
Piedra Lisa Room
4100 Pan American Freeway, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
June 2018
Course Title, Hours, Course Number Date / Time Recommended Audience Address Facilitator
Reservation Requests
The Role of the Governing Body in Charter School Success
Organizational Performance
1 hour
Course #2017-00002
Tuesday
Evening
6/5/17
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
Governing Body Ethics Overview
Responsibilities and Ethics
1 hour
Course #2017-00003
Tuesday
Evening
6/5/17
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Mabry Hall
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
3rd Annual New Mexico Charter School Conferenc TBA Continuing and New Governing Body Members TBA
Albuquerque
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
3rd Annual New Mexico Charter School Conferenc
TBA
Continuing and New Governing Body Members TBA
Albuquerque
PED Charter Team
Please send participant's name, school affiliation, position, and email address to charter.schools@state.nm.us
*If a school or group of schools would like to request a specific training topic or date, please contact the Charter Schools Division at charter.schools@state.nm.us

If you need information that is not available on the website, contact Options for Parents and Families Division at charter.schools@state.nm.us


 
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