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. 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.” here for more

NEA-New Mexico new radio ad campaign

News Date: 21 March, 2016 here for more

Governor uses brief to blame teachers, one more time.

News Date: 01 October, 2015

Charles Bowyer, executive director of the National Education Association-New Mexico, said Monday that he thinks the governor’s Supreme Court brief is politically motivated. here for more

Government in New Mexico is at an ethics tipping point

News Date: 18 September, 2015

Executive Director Charles Bowyer, in an editorial appearing in publications across the state, says, “The Public Education Department claimed certain “facts” about our public schools they could not prove, and which they used to deceive the Legislature and the public to support their seriously flawed teacher evaluation system. Rather than contritely admitting they made false claims, that agency responded by attacking the group that brought forth the public-interest action, the National Education Association-New Mexico.” here for more

NEA National News

Board of Directors Meeting

Event Date: 04 March, 2017 here for more

Online voting begins

Event Date: 13 March, 2017 here for more

Electronic voting in run-off election closes

Event Date: 31 March, 2017 here for more