After Española School District Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez announced that she will retire from her position in June, the Española School Board met Jan. 16 to discuss the process for hiring her replacement.
The New Mexico Public Education Department released an annual report which states Española School District was 100 percent compliant with federal special education law, despite the District receiving multiple citations from the Department for violations during the 2018-2019 school year.
When Sandra Weippert began working at Lindrith Area Heritage Charter School nearly three years ago as an aide, the school had around 24 students. She had recently retired from teaching at the Ojo Encino Day School and was looking for a low-demand job to fill her time.
The Española School District and McCurdy Charter School are set to finalize a Memorandum of Understanding in which both institutions will share one equity council, a new mandate from the state Public Education Department geared toward improving equality in schools for disadvantaged groups.
A group of Española School District teachers, educational assistants and security personnel attended a training Jan. 6 on children and adults with special needs conducted by the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office at Española Middle School.
The Rio Arriba County Community Health Council approved a resolution declaring the teacher shortage plaguing districts across New Mexico a public health emergency.
Last legislative session, New Mexico lawmakers appropriated $590,000 to Northern New Mexico College, which would serve as the fiscal sponsor for the Anna, Age Eight Institute, an organization dedicated to studying childhood trauma and abuse in the state.