2016 Spring Instructional Conference
Join us for a dynamic, hands-on interactive conference presented by Speakers and Practitioners from across the state and from a variety of educational settings!
When: March 2, 2016 – March 3, 2016
Where: Jewish Community Center, 5520 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
To Charter or Not to Charter? That is the Question.
Presented by New Mexico Public Education Commission and the NM Public Education Department Charter School Division
Are you interested in founding a charter school? Do you think your community would benefit from a charter school? Are you curious about what charter schools are and why they exist?
What is a Charter School?
A charter school is a tuition-free public school established by contract with an authorizer, which in New Mexico is either local school district or the Public Education Commission, to provide choice in public education for parents, students and educators. charter school is independently designed and operated and committed to improving the academic achievement of every student, regardless of personal circumstances. Today, over 22,000 New Mexico students attend one of 100 charter schools across the state.