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Black Education Act 2023-03-29T05:44:46-06:00

The Black Education Act (BEA) was created to improve Black Education within the state of New Mexico for public, chartered, and post-secondary schools. The bill’s goal is to improve graduation rates for African American students graduating from high school and post-secondary institutions.

Celebrating Black History!

The Black Education Act bureau has compiled a list of local, virtual, and national celebrations. Live links on each flyer provides more details for events.

Black Education Act Team

Under the Deputy of Identity, Equity, and Transformation, four positions are created within the New Mexico Public Education Department:

  • Black Education Act Liaison
  • Hotline Manager
  • Professional Learning Coordinator
  • Curriculum Coordinator
Kimberly YorkKimberly.York@ped.nm.govBlack Education Act Liaison
Catalina BlockCatalina.Block@ped.nm.govHotline Manager
Christopher WoodsChristopher.Woods@ped.nm.govFamily and Community Engagement Coordinator
View BEA Resources
Page last updated March 29, 2023