NEA-NM RECOMMENDS Maggie Toulouse Oliver for Secretary of State

News Date: 20 April, 2016

Conducting fair elections is the number one priority for Secretary of State Candidate Maggie Toulouse Oliver. Based on her demonstrated integrity and expertise as County Clerk in New Mexico’s largest County (Bernalillo), NEA-New Mexico enthusiastically recommends her for the position of Secretary of State. .....click here for more

NEA-New Mexico blasts state over special-ed audit

News Date: 08 April, 2016

As a result, National Education Association of New Mexico President Betty Patterson said in a statement, the department appears to be trying “to ‘pull back’ money from school districts.” The department is “once again failing to live up to its political claims about putting students first,” she added. .....click here for more

Luján Introduces Save For Success Act To Help Hard-Working Families Save For College

News Date: 04 April, 2016

"Every student in New Mexico should have the opportunity to pursue higher education. Unfortunately, the cost of college is putting that dream out of reach for too many and New Mexico leads the nation in student loan defaults,” Betty Patterson, President of NEA-NM said. “Congressman Lujan’s Save for Success Act will make higher education more achievable for New Mexico students by helping families save for college.” .....click here for more

NEA-New Mexico new radio ad campaign

News Date: 21 March, 2016

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Educator, retired NEA-NM member, activist, state Democratic Party leader dies

News Date: 09 March, 2016

Cordelia Sanchez, who later became a women’s rights advocate, an educator and a powerhouse in the Democratic Party of New Mexico, died Feb. 17. She was 89 years old. .....click here for more


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