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NMPED Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Science Curriculum in Public Schools

Learn more and share your voice before it's too late!

The New Mexico Department of Education is proposing changes to the science curriculum that is taught in New Mexico in Public Schools.

This is an opportunity for parents and teachers to learn more about the proposed curriculum, form an opinion and share your opinion with state policymakers.  More information about the proposed changes may be found online 

Date and Time: Monday, October 16, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Public hearing in Mabry Hall located at the Jerry Apodaca Education Building, 300 Don Gaspar Avenue


The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public input on the proposed repeal of 6.29.10 NMAC - Science, to be replaced by 6.29.10 NMAC - New Mexico Stem-Ready Science Standards.  

At the hearing, the PED will provide a verbal summary statement on record. Attendees who wish to speak will be given three (3) minutes to make a statement concerning the rule changes on record.  Written comment will also be accepted at the hearing.

Rule Change Information.  The purpose of this proposed rule change is to provide teachers with updated science standards aligned with both national standards and New Mexico-specific content.

Earlier Event: October 12
Science Night - Fun Experiments
Later Event: October 19
PTA Meeting