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The Leader's Retreat was held in Cloudcroft, New Mexico at The Lodge at Cloudcroft on July 10th & 11th, 2015.

Leadership Retreat Agenda & Session Descriptions

Full Presentations can be viewed by clicking on the Past Conferneces link located at the bottom of this page


The 36th Annual School Law Conference was held May 29-30,2015 in Albuquerque, NM. The 2015 NMSBA Scholarship recipients were announced at the luncheon on Friday, May 29 at the Hotel Albuquerque during the School Law Conference. The Boards of Education in each NMSBA region that received the 2014-15 NMSBA Region Meeting Attendance Awards presented at the Friday morning General Session. The press release that was sent following the conference . Powerpoint presentations from the conference can be located on the past conference link below.

NMSBA 2015 Fall Region Meeting Dates and Locations

You can find information on the Stand Up 4 Public Schools Campaign in New Mexico: "I am New Mexico Public Schools" from the Campaign Resource Center.

The 2015 Legislative Session ended on Saturday, March 21st and all action has been completed. You can access NMSBA’s 2015 Final Legislative Report and LESC’s 2015 Summary of Education-Related Legislation Report by clicking on the document title. LESC’s Interim Meeting Schedule will be released in June 2015.

The New Mexico House and Senate came and went quickly on Monday after passing three key bills during the special session called to deal with capital spending and tax incentives. As State Representative and Eunice School Board Member David Gallegos said We were fast - started at noon, done by 3:00!” The bills now to Governor Martinez for approval.

Attached please find a listing of all capital outlay appropriations approved for public schools which totals $18,540,860 and goes to the Public Education Department to administer. The only change from the (Regular Session Senate Bill 159) list I provided on Monday were reductions of $3.7 million in Statewide Pre-K and School Bus Replacement funding. School districts in Albuquerque, Melrose, Gadsden, Artesia, Carlsbad, Loving, Santa Rosa, Jal, Lovington, Corona, Los Alamos, Mora, Cloudcroft, Logan, Dora, Elida, Floyd, Central, Las Vegas, West Las Vegas, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Belen and Los Lunas who are all scheduled to receive funding.


For those interested in a Superintendent Search, an NMSBA service is now available. Dr. Dan Patterson is a former Superintendent who offers this service.

For those participating in the Master Board Member program, here is a page with the information including the requirements and forms.

Information from past conferences is archived so that you can see presentations for up to a year.



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