ERA & ED Day – Santa Fe, 01.27.14

ERA Recognitions Day at the NM State Legislature on Monday, January 27, 2014.

–  The NM Coalition for Choice and Santa Fe NOW have a Roe v Wade program at 1:30 pm.

–  A short program about the ERA is in the Rotunda from 2:30 until 3:30 pm.

Women’s groups such as The American Association of University Women who will be lobbying on behalf of education, Santa Fe NOW, League of Women Voters and others will be there for that afternoon.

In Capitol Rotunda

Volunteer – Santa Fe NOW has a strong presence in the Roundhouse during the session. If you would like to join us to make our voices heard at the Roundhouse during the Legislative Session, January 22-February 20, 2014, please forward an email with your name and phone number to infolink@bestweb.net to sign on. We gather in the committee rooms where proposed bills are being introduced. We always need a show of support at various places and times. You must be flextible! It’s like being on call!

On NM Teacher Evaluation Plans, Sat 11.17 3pm

1650 Abrazo Road NE Rio Rancho, NM 896.8192

WESTSIDE FORUM presents Sonya Romero Smith on the Future of Education in NM. An explanation and comparison of the Governor’s Teacher Evaluation Plan and the Teachers’ Union Proposed Plan. Discussion follows.

Ms. Smith is a member of the ABQ Teachers’ Federation and the Governor’s NMTEACH Task Force.

Please come learn about this vital issue affecting the future of NM education & what you can do to make your voice heard.

Westside Forum is a community education project of Unitarian Universalist Westside Congregation. FREE (donations gratefully accepted) and OPEN TO ALL.

Westside Forum – Sat, January 21, 3pm

Dr. Kathleen Andreson will present The State of Education in New Mexico.  Federal and state budgets continue to be cut, and resources for public education have dwindled.  Dr. Andreson will share interesting insights on the role and importance of our public schools.

Dr. Andreson is President of Phi Delta Kappa International Professional Education Association, a former school teacher, and a local business owner.

Produced by the UUWC Social Action Committee, the WESTSIDE FORUM presents a variety of community information topics the third Saturday of each month at UUWC.  Doors open at 2:30, programs begin at 3:00pm.

 

ALWAYS FREE and OPEN TO ALL.  We invite you to join us for intriguing dialogs.