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Hispanic Education Liaison

Hispanic Education Liaison 2018-07-23T09:48:02-06:00
The duties of the Hispanic Education Liaison of the New Mexico Public Education Department are:
(1)   focus on issues related to Hispanic education and advise the secretary on the development and implementation of policy regarding the education of Hispanic students; 
(2)   advise the department and the commission on the development and implementation of the five-year strategic plan for public elementary and secondary education in the state as the plan relates to Hispanic student education; 
(3)   assist and be assisted by other staff in the department to improve elementary, secondary and post-secondary educational outcomes for Hispanic students; 
(4)   serve as a resource to enable school districts and charter schools to provide equitable and culturally relevant learning environments, educational opportunities and culturally relevant instructional materials for Hispanic students enrolled in public schools; 
(5)   support and consult with the Hispanic education advisory council; and 
(6)   support school districts and charter schools to recruit parents on site-based and school district committees that represent the ethnic diversity of the community.

2017-2018 NMPED Hispanic Education Liaison

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Page last updated July 23, 2018