Monday (April 8)
New Secretary of Higher Education New higher education Secretary Kate O’Neill and University of New Mexico-Taos CEO Patrick Valdez will host a public discussion at 5:30 p.m. at the Taos County Democratic Party Headquarters. The space is small and many people have signed up in advance so any remaining seats will be first come, first serve. O’Neill and Valdez will give an overview of the legislative session, including the new Department of Early Education and Care and graduate programs, especially in teacher training. They’ll also talk about alternative and traditional licensure, the need for local people to become teachers, and future plans at UNM-Taos in teacher training and other programs.
The meeting is at 729 A Paseo del Pueblo Sur.
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