Dual Language Education of New Mexico

La educac on que merecen todos los ni os

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DLeNM is a non-profit organization serving the professional and informational needs of New Mexican communities who wish to develop, refine and/or implement dual language education programs.

Dual Language Education of New Mexico
1309 4th Street SW Suite E
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Phone: (505) 243-0648     Fax: (505) 243-0377

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Staff, Board of Directors and Contractors

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Mission

To develop, support, and advocate for high-quality dual language enriched education in New Mexico. Desarrollar, apoyar y abogar por una educación de lenguaje dual de la más alta calidad en Nuevo México.


Vision

Our Legacy, Their Future: Providing Children with a World-Class, Multilingual Education. Nuestro Legado, su Futuro. Una educación multilingüe de primera clase para nuestros hijos.


 

Logo/lema: 

An education all our children deserve. La educación que merecen todos nuestros hijos.


DLeNM Strategic Plan 2008 – 2013

DLeNM Supports New Mexico in Becoming National Model for Dual Language Enrichment Education through the realization of the following Strategic Goals:

  1. Goal #1: Maintaining a Clearinghouse for Dual Language Education Resources – www.dlenm.org
  2. Goal #2: Transformative Leadership in Advocacy and Resource Development
  3. Goal #3: Developing Exemplary K-12 Dual Language Education Models in New Mexico


DLeNM Collaborators

·  New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education

·  APS Language and Cultural Equity Department

·  The Public Education Department of New Mexico

·  The Center for Applied Linguistics

·  Illinois Resource Center

·  Center for the Ed. & Study of Diverse Populations

·  2-Way CABE – California

·  Colorado Consortium of Dual Language Program

·  World Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA)

·  American Indian Language Policy Research Center and Teacher Training –UNM


History

 

Year

Activity

1995

NM Department of Education _ DL Pilot Project

1996

First La Cosecha

1999-2000

Non-profit Planning

2001

Feb 2nd – DLeNM is incorporated

 

Planning Retreats for new and veteran programs

2002

Program Standards completed

 

DL Program Planner

 

DLeNM Website launched

2003

Change Prog. Standards to Best Practices Framework

 

Expand Board

 

First Meeting to develop Guiding Principles for DL w/CAl

2004

Guiding Principles posted for public comment

 

New Conference Org

 

Planning Retreats with GPs increases

2005

Executive Director hired

 

Office Manager and Tech Person hired

2006

First PD Coordinators Hired

 

Out-of-State Work begins

2007

.5 PD Coordinator for GLAD hired

2008

Clearinghouse Coordinator hired

2009

PD Coordinator hired

2010

Office Manager hired

2011

Deputy Director hired

 

Development Director hired

 

GLAD agreement with NTC

 

Literacy Squared Initiative

2012

AIM4SDevelopment and Implementation

 

Moved to new office space in Hispano Chamber of Commerce building in the Barelas Community

2013

Dual Language Bright Spots Initiative launched