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Learning Opportunities

Upcoming Learning Opportunities


Learning Alliance will host community dialogues about increasing graduation, attendance and student support. 

  • Monday March 23, 2015, 6 – 8pm, Upper Elementary School Library, 300 N. 7th St., Estancia, NM (Flyer)
  • Tuesday March 24, 2015, 6-8pm, Los Lunas Transportation Center, 101 Courthouse Rd, Los Lunas, NM (Flyer


  • Saturday March 28, 2015, 9am -noon, Health Leadership High School, 1900 Randolph SE, Albuquerque, NM (Agenda)

Previous Learning Opportunities:

January 3 – 8, 2015: Albuquerque Education Visioning – Alamosa, Cesar Chavez and Taylor Ranch Community Centers

September 25, 2014: APS Middle School Community Dialogue – Truman Middle School

June 17, 2014: APS Middle School Community Dialogue – Alice and Bruce King Education Complex

April 8, 2014: OVEE screenings of Stories of Learning – Las Cruces and Stories of Learning – Albuquerque

February 28, 2014: “The Power of Personal Story” TEDxABQ Education

September – November 2013: Stories of Learning Initiative in Las Cruces and Albuquerque

December 12, 2012:  Beyond Standardized Testing: Measuring Student Success in New Mexico

Notes-NMLA Learning Circle – Beyond Standardized Testing 12-12-12

Community and educational stakeholders joined the Learning Alliance of NM for a Learning Circle to dialogue around:

  • How are children and their learning impacted by the assessments used?
  • What are the types of assessments, what do they tell us, and why are they important?
  • How are current assessments used in NM? What do they tell us and not tell us?
  • How is assessment used elsewhere in the country? Other countries?
  • What is the national dialogue on assessment?
  • How might assessments in NM be designed to best support the learning of students in NM?

Archived Webinar Series:

January 23, 2013: Bilingual and Multilingual Education for a World Class Education System in New Mexico – View Slide Show Presentation

Background Reading and Resources

New Mexico is rooted in many cultures and many languages. Over 50 percent of our students are Hispanic, and over 10 percent are Native American. Respect for our multiculturalism and multilingualism means that we must honor home languages and support learning English as a second language…Read More


November 19, 2012:  The Power of Blended Learning for Education in NM: How online and mobile technology can transform classroom learning – View Recorded Webinar

For a dynamic virtual discussion on blended and online learning. This learning opportunity will seek to engage dialogue around the following questions: What benefits of blended and online learning is most important for NM? In what ways can blended learning help improve the quality of education for students in New Mexico who need it the most? What are the school and classroom conditions necessary for blended learning to serve student effectively? What do we know nationally about what the most promising practices can do for student learning?

Background Reading and Resources

Short Video Clips