New Mexico - Public Education Department

Opportunities

Program Description Submission Deadline
2014 Summer Reading Challenge For the second year in a row, the Governor is announcing a free statewide reading challenge dedicated to stopping the "summer slide" by encouraging our New Mexico students to read more books over the summer break. May 2, 2014
McKinney-Vento Homeless Education RFA The purpose of McKinney-Vento sub-grants is to facilitate the enrollment, attendance, and success in school of homeless children and youth.

May 2, 2014, 5:00 pm

School Grading Bonus Point Submission School Grading Bonus Points are extra points awarded to a school that exhibits extraordinary parent and student engagement and reduces habitual truancy. May 5, 2014, 5:00 pm
2014-2015 Fine Arts Education Act (FAEA) Renewal Application May 15, 2014 5:00 pm
National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Council to Fund Three New Mexico Schools with Fitness Centers- GRANT OPPORTUNITY New Mexico has been designated one of four states for a grant opportunity that will provide $100,000 grants to three New Mexico elementary and/or middle schools through a competitive application process. Funding will be utilized to provide state-of-the-art fitness centers in each of the three designated National Champion Schools. Installation will occur over the summer and a ribbon cutting ceremony opening each fitness center will occur in the fall. June 2, 2014
Early College High Schools (ECHS) and Workforce Readiness Programs (WRP) RFA June 11, 2014
New Mexico Smiles NM Smiles is a mobile company that provides FREE dental services exclusively to children who are at high risk for dental disease. This service is reimbursed by a Grant from the Department of Oral Health, private insurance and Medicaid. No charges are sent to the parents. No Submission Deadline
Training Opportunities Description Event Date/Time
Notice of Intent Session III CES Balloon Park Road Friday May 23, 2014
8:00-4:00 pm
Summer Meals WEBINAR Training Responsibilities and Opportunities for Schools Monday, April 21, 2014
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Early College High Schools (ECHS) and Workforce Readiness Programs (WRP) RFA WEBINAR Training The College and Career Readiness Bureau is hosting a webinar to provide a review of the application and answer questions that interested institutions have about WRPs. It is advised that you register for the webinar by the visiting the link above prior to the April 18th date.

To Participate: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/800850991
April 18, 2014
3:30-4:30

If you need information that is not available on the website, contact Linda Olivas, Options for Parents Division, at (505) 827-6909 or Contact Us at Charter School Division, New Mexico Department of Public Education, 300 Don Gaspar Ave, Rm 301, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2786


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