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

September 2017
Course Title, Hours, Course Number Date / Time Recommended Audience Address Facilitator
Reservation Requests
Governing Body Open Meetings Act
Open Government
3 hours
Course #2017-00006
Wednesday
9/13/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Carlsbad City Hall
Meeting Room #201
101 N. Halagueno Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220
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
Governing Body Introductory
7 hours
Course #2017-00001
Friday
9/15/17
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
New Governing Body Members Cooperative Education Services (CES)
Zia Room
4216 Balloon Park Road, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
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
9/23/17
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
Governing Body Introductory
8 hours
Course #2017-00009
Saturday
9/30/17
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Returning and New Governing Body MembersTaos 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
October 2017
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 Evening
10/10/17
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
NM State University-
College of Education
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 Open Meetings Act
Open Government
3 hours
Course #2017-00006
Thursday
10/19/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Albuquerque
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
The Role of the Governing Body in Charter School Success
Organizational Performance
1 hour
Course #2017-00002
Thursday
10/24/17
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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
10/24/17
9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
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
10/28/17
9:00 AM - 5:00 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
November 2017
Course Title, Hours, Course Number Date / Time Recommended Audience Address Facilitator
Reservation Requests
Charter School Audit Findings and Corrective Action
Fiscal Requirements
3 hours
Course #2017-00014
Tuesday
11/7/17
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Governing Body Members
School Leaders
Business Managers
Jerry Apodaca Building-Room G-8
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
Open Government
1 hour
Course #2017-00013
Tuesday Evening
11/7/17
5:00 PM - 6:00 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
Tuesday Evening
11/7/17
6:10 PM - 7:10 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
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
*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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