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 York||Kimberly.York@ped.nm.gov||Black Education Act Liaison|
|Catalina Block||Catalina.Block@ped.nm.gov||Hotline Manager|
|Christopher Woods||Christopher.Woods@ped.nm.gov||Family and Community Engagement Coordinator|