New Mexico Public Education Department
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NMPED’s Education Technology Call Center
Assistance is just a phone call, text, or online form away. The ETCC is a collaborative effort between the NMPED and the New Mexico Regional Education Cooperatives Association (NMRECA). The statewide call center provides education-related tech support services to New Mexico public school and charter administrators, staff, and students and their family household members.
Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression Hotline
Students, families and community members can report school-based incidents of racial bias, racism, injustice or discrimination against anyone in a school setting by calling the Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression Hotline, 833-485-1335, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, through email at ARAO.Hotline@ped.nm.gov or this online form: bit.ly/ARAOHotline.
PED Little Lending Library
Look though books, grab a book or leave a book. The New Mexico Public Education Department’s Little Lending Library is located on the east side of the PED building at 300 Don Gaspar in Santa Fe. The library was designed by students from the Media Arts Collaborative Charter School in Albuquerque.
988 is a free nationwide helpline for emotional, mental or substance use crisis. 988 calls, texts and chats are answered by trained, compassionate behavioral health professionals who know community mental health and substance use resources. Learn more here.
For information about New Mexico’s COVID-19 Watchlist, visit NMED here, where you can search by city or school name.
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Rooted in our Strengths
Students in New Mexico are engaged in a culturally and linguistically responsive educational system that meets the social, emotional, and academic needs of ALL students.
Equity, Excellence and Relevance
The New Mexico Public Education Department partners with educators, communities, and families to ensure that ALL students are healthy, secure in their identity, and holistically prepared for college, career, and life.
Interim Secretary of Education
Vickie C. Bannerman, Ed.D.
Deputy Secretary of Identity, Equity, and Transformation
Jacqueline Costales, Ed.S.
Deputy Secretary of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (Interim)
Managing Director (Interim)