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Hispanic Education Advisory Council

Hispanic Education Advisory Council 2024-02-01T23:25:40-07:00
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A. The “Hispanic education advisory council” is created as an advisory council to the secretary. The council shall advise the secretary on matters related to improving public school education for Hispanic students, increasing parent involvement and community engagement in the education of Hispanic students and increasing the number of Hispanic high school graduates who succeed in post-secondary academic, professional or vocational education.

B. The secretary shall appoint no more than twenty-three members to the council who are knowledgeable about and interested in the education of Hispanic students, including representatives of public schools; post-secondary education and teacher preparation programs; parents; Hispanic cultural, community and business organizations; other community and business organizations; and other interested persons. The secretary shall give due regard to geographic representation. Members shall serve at the pleasure of the secretary.

C. The council shall elect a chairperson and such other officers as it deems necessary.

D. The council shall meet as necessary, but at least twice each year.

E. The council shall advise the secretary on matters related to Hispanic education in New Mexico.

F. Members of the council shall not receive per diem and mileage or other compensation for their services.

22-23B-5.A.-F. NMSA 1978

HEAC Bylaws & Advisement Structure

Hispanic Advisory Council MemberEmail Address
Dr. Adam Garcia Amador (Chair)
Dr. Jennifer Gomez-Chavez (Co-Chair)
Gigette Nieto (Secretary)
Abenicio E.
Alisa Cooper de
Dr. Catherine Martinez
Dr. Fred
Dr. Marlene
Matt Montañ
Dr. Pedro “Pete”
Rose Marie A.
Dr. Vanessa De
Veronica M.

2023-2024 SY Meetings

Public Notice – HEAC Meeting for July 25, 2023

Agenda – HEAC Meeting for July 25, 2023

Full list coming soon!

The Advisement Process

HEAC Advisement Package

HEAC Advisement Workplan + Secretary Romero’s Reponses 2023-2024

Minutes from work sessions and meetings

6/11/22 Minutes


HEAC Advisement Package 2020-2021

HEAC Advisement Package 2017-2018

HEAC Advisement Package 2016-2017

HEAC Advisement Package 2015-2016

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