Teachers have the opportunity to earn a $500 grant for their classroom.

SaveOnEnergy.com® wants to highlight lesson plans that teach students about energy and the environment. The company is committed to helping others learn all about energy, including sustainability, energy savings, industry news and more. The teacher grants are the latest way SaveOnEnergy.com is encouraging young people to learn about energy.
SaveOnEnergy.com will award six $500 grants to be used toward classroom materials and activities. Grant recipients’ lesson plans will be featured on the website for other teachers to use as resources for their classrooms. Lesson plans can range in subject as long as students are engaged and encouraged to learn about energy.
For more information and application details: www.saveonenergy.com/teacher-grant/

New Mexico PTA is on Instagram!

New Mexico PTA is very excited to announce that we are now on Instagram! You can find us at @new_mexico_pta.

We hope this is another way that we can share ideas and inspiration for you to help make your local unit the best that it can be. Please use our hashtags when you upload to your Instagram account so we can share your ideas also. Our hashtags right now are #nmptaproud #nmpta100 #newmexicopta #nmpta2015.


Adobe Acres Elementary’s Creative Membership Bulletin Boards!

Do you need ideas for creative ways to build your membership? Look at what Adobe Acres Elementary has done with their bulletin boards at their school! Such a creative and interactive way to get people excited about PTA and help build your membership in the process.

The Popcorn bags will be filled up with Popcorn when each member gets a popcorn piece when they sign up. The goal is to fill up the bags. Thank you for the great ideas Adobe Acres Elementary!
Do you have ideas that your PTA has done? Please share them with us! We would love to give you credit and share them with other PTA’s as well.

9 New Mexico Schools Named National PTA Schools of Excellence!

We have BIG news! 9 New Mexico Schools have earned the National PTA School of Excellence designation. 20 schools entered to receive this honor and 9 made it! We are so proud of you and we hope that more New Mexico Schools will take part in this program.

It is with great pride that we announce the schools that have achieved this honor!

Bloomfield PTA
Blanco Elementary
Mesa Alta Jr. High
Central Primary
Bloomfield Early Childhood Center

Capitan Community PTA
Capitan Elementary
Capitan Middle School
Capitan High School

Cleveland Middle School-Albuquerque
La Cueva High School-Albuquerque

As a National PTA School of Excellence, each school listed above made significant progress to welcome and empower families to support student success and school improvements during the course of the 2013-2014 school year.

These schools join an elite group of schools recognized by the National PTA for its partnership with families through PTA to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.

Congratulations to our National PTA Schools of Excellence!!

We are so proud of your accomplishments and we appreciate your determination to help make New Mexico Schools better!

Do you want more information about becoming a National PTA School of Excellence?

Follow this link