Advocacy for NM School Libraries

Special Interest Group Advocating for Excellence in New Mexico School Libraries

Funding

September19

Click here for information on the Political Action Committee (PAC), our faithful supporters in Santa Fe

http://www.bondsforlibraries.org/

GO Bond: Roughly calculated at $3000 per school plus $1.53 per student.

http://www.ped.state.nm.us/Humanities/Library/index.html

SB471 (Also known as SLMF 08/09)
Last 3.04 per student allocation was distributed Summer 2009

http://www.ped.state.nm.us/InstructionalMaterial/dl09/2008-09%20LIBRARY%20Allocations%20SB%20471.pdf

Instructional Material Bureau including Adoption Cycles
http://www.ped.state.nm.us/InstructionalMaterial/index.html

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Statement of Purpose:  Our purpose is to promote the achievement of excellence in New Mexico school libraries

Objectives as related to Goals of the Association

  1. Provide leadership to initiate, maintain, and enhance library legislation and act on political issues affecting school library interests.
  2. Provide and support educational opportunities for school library personnel.
  3. Communicate the role and value of school libraries and librarian-teachers.
  4. Support and improve networking among school librarians in New Mexico.
  5. Support and promote literacy initiatives for youth including, but not limited to, the Land of Enchantment.

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Officers:

Chair: Lorie Mitchell, Carlsbad High School/Carlsbad Municipal Schools Librarian
Vice-Chair: Heather Christiansen, Portales High School Librarian
Past-Chair: Linda Keulen

Leadership Committee

Ken Holmes, Los Alamos
Jackie Dean, Las Cruces
Kyla Johnson, Farmington
Marian Royal-Vigil, Albuquerque
Rachel Altobelli, Albuquerque
Kim Baranay, Las Cruces