It's Time for Convention! 
May 1, 2017
In This Issue
Have You Registered for the NMPTA Convention on May 5th and 6th???
Honoring You - Our Volunteers

Don't miss out on these great opportunities!!
  • PTA Officer Training - be ready to go when the new school year starts!
  • US Representative Steve Pearce will be joining us on Friday morning
  • How does the new federal law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), affect what happens in your school?  Be a part of the change!
  • Need a Mother's Day or Father's Day gift?  How about something to bring back to the family?  We've got you covered at the Silent Auction.  Cash or credit cards accepted.
  • Programs for your school?  Come hear about them and how to implement them.
  • Five Hotel night stays will be drawn at the end of Friday's General Session - you must be present to win.
  • Don't miss the Exhibitor Showcase where you can eat, meet program and fundraising companies and mingle!
  • Door Prizes.....Door Prizes......Door Prizes!!!!!!  Must be present to win.
  • What is Clave al Éxito?  How can this program benefit your community of families and volunteers?  You need to be a Convention to talk with members of National PTA and New Mexico PTA.
  • Be a part of the Reflections Celebration - New Mexico students are talented and inspiring - let's celebrate them!
  • You won't want to miss the Bullying Awareness Panel Saturday morning moderated by Sarah Gustavus from New Mexico PBS.
  • Lots of opportunities to tell New Mexico PTA what you need from us.  How can we better support you in the important work you do every day?

Thank you to the New Mexico PTA Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors:
  • McDonald's Owner/Operators New Mexico
  • Mountain America Credit Union
Bronze Sponsor:
  • Grand Canyon University
Convention Sponsors:
  • Associated Management Insurance (AIM)
  • Kenneth Brown Photography
  • Big Kahuna Fundraising

Congratulations to our 2016-2017 Reflections Winners!

Apply for a Grant from Mountain America Credit Union

Deadline for applications is July 14, 2017.
Click on the image above to apply today!
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Please join The New Mexico Public Education Department for the New Mexico Rising Together Tour!
Secretary Skandera and members of the PED team will be returning to several communities to provide an overview of New Mexico's State Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act.  Your input during our autumn New Mexico Rising Tour helped shape the state plan and we are excited to spend some time sharing how we are responding in our policies and programs.
  We hope that you will be able to join us for a meeting in your area!
  Upcoming New Mexico Rising Together Tour Dates:
  • Roswell - May 8
    • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    • Roswell High School Common 500 W. Hobbs, Roswell, NM 88203
  • Deming - May 9
    • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    • Deming Intermediate School 500 W. Ash St, Deming, NM 88030
  • Santa Fe - May 10
    • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    • Pojoaque Valley High School Library 1574 NM-502, Santa Fe, NM 87506
  • Santa Rosa - May 15
    • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    • Santa Rosa High School Auditorium 717 Third St. Santa Rosa, NM 88435
  • Gallup - May 25
    • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    • Miyamura High School Library 680 Boardman Dr. Gallup, NM 87301
In the meantime, please feel free to learn more about New Mexico's State Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) by clicking below:

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