The Teacher Liaison works to improve communication between the Public Education Department and teachers and create resources to support improved communication. She also leads and coordinates the Secretary’s Teacher Advisory and the New Mexico Teacher Leader Network.
Teachers Pursuing Excellence
Teachers Pursuing Excellence is a two-year program aimed at improving teacher performance as measured by NM TEACH, specifically through targeted mentorship and support for Minimally Effective and Ineffective teachers provided by Highly Effective teachers.
Secretary’s Teacher Advisory (STA)
This distinguished group of teachers meets with the Secretary of Education quarterly for a full day to provide valuable insight into education issues. The goal of the STA is to EQUIP teachers with information & resources; EMPOWER teachers to increase student achievement; and CHAMPION success.
New Mexico Teacher Leader Network State Ambassadors
NMTLN Ambassadors learn about PED areas of focus and state policy, develop a statewide community of support, and create resources to equip teachers with helpful and accurate information. Ambassadors go deep around specific topics and gain expertise as teacher leaders.
New Mexico Teacher Leader Network School Liaisons
NMTLN School Liaisons hone their teacher leadership skills and gain knowledge about PED areas of focus and state policy. School Liaisons serve as the on-the-ground go-to person at their school site to help explain PED areas of focus and provide guidance to their colleagues.
New Mexico Literacy Dream Team
Thirty-six teacher leaders with an interest in curriculum participated in training and developed 36 K-6 literacy lesson plans that are free and made available to ALL NM teachers.
Inspire 2020 Conference
Hosted by the STA and NMTLN, the annual conference brings together teachers from across the state to learn, collaborate, and celebrate with their peers. Attendees enjoy inspiring keynote speakers while also gaining access to useful information and opportunities to enhance their classroom practice and improve student outcomes.