August 3, 2004
New Mexico Public Education Department
300 Don Gaspar
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2786

Ruth Williams
Legislative Liason
(505) 827-7803

Education Secretary García to Address
New Mexico Summer Administrators’ Conference

(Santa Fe, NM)—Secretary of Education Dr. Veronica C. García will address Lea, Eddy and Chaves County administrators today, Tuesday, August 3, from 11:00 a.m. to noon, at the 2004 New Mexico Summer Administrators’ Conference in Ruidoso. The conference is being held at the Ruidoso Convention Center.

Secretary Dr. García will discuss Project Excel, an aggressive, integrated action plan she announced in April to close the achievement gap in public education and raise expectations and achievement levels for all students.

Attending will be school district administrators from the following districts: Artesia, Dexter, Eunice, Hagerman, Hobbs, Jal, Lake Arthur, Loving, Lovington, Tatum and Alamogordo.