New Mexico Society for Technology in Education

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Past Events:
NMSTE Fall 2016 Boot Camp for CETL Certification
Registration Deadline has past, but contact Jeff if you have any questions about the program or possible additions. 
Email Jeff Lunsford, for more information
The fall boot camp is a three-month collaborative program for qualified NM-based education technology leaders design to facilitate rapidly earning the CETL certification.  The all-inclusive program includes:
One-year license to CoSN’s CETL’s online training materials
Bi-weekly study and discussion sessions with boot camp participants and NMSTE leaders (five 90-minute virtual sessions on   9/22, 10/6, 10/27, and 11/10, and 12/1)
One-day intensive “final preparation” training with a CETL-certified expert (12/8)
Two-part exam registration (Part 1 exam testing hosted by NMSTE in mid-December and part 2 testing done on your own time over the winter break)
Fee: $1,000.00 - a savings of $350 or more compared to similar programs

2016 NMSTE CoSN CTO Clinic
Leading and Supporting Digital Learning

Thursday, March 3, 2016 to Friday, March 4, 2016


5300 Cutler Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110


Keynote Presentation:  Every Student Succeeds Act:  Ed Tech and ESSA

NMTIE's Fall Conference November 18 - 20, 2015

Thank you for contributing to the success of our inaugural NMSTE & CTO Clinic "Leading Digital Learning" Spring Conference 2015!

CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) is the premier professional association for district technology leaders. Click on the logo to learn more! 

Speaker Highlights:

 Keynote Speaker: Lenny Schad

Lenny Schad has been in the technology field for 25 years. During that time, his career has taken him into many business sectors where he has established a very successful leadership and management track record. His business sector experience includes hospitality, government, oil & gas, investment banking, and education. Highlights of his career include managing and leading technology departments for the 1991 Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations and the 1992 Republican National Convention, as well as creating and managing technology departments for joint ventures and global organizations. He is a recognized leader whose innovative management style has created highly effective Information Technology departments. For the past 11 years, Mr. Schad has worked in the K-12 Education space and is currently CITO for the nation’s 7th largest school district, Houston ISD. Mr. Schad’s first book, “Bring Your Own Learning: Transform Instruction with any Device” was published this year. 


 Keynote Speaker: Keith R. Krueger is CEO of CoSN, a nonprofit organization that serves as the voice for K-12 school system technology leaders nationwide. CoSN’s mission is to empower educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments. In 2008, Keith was selected by eSchool News as one of ten people who have had a profound impact on educational technology over the last decade. 


 Speaker Dr. Dennis Harper will present about Generation YES with two students and a teacher. Dr. Harper is widely recognized as one of the world's eminent leaders in the field of technology in education. Dr. Harper has been instrumental in bringing computers and the Internet into thousands of schools in more than thirty nations. Dr. Harper is the founder of the student-centered technology support model where youth aged from 10 to 18 provide substantial support for (1) their teachers' technology integration, (2) their peers technology literacy, and (3) maintaining the school's technology infrastructure.

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Hilton Garden Inn Las Cruces

Address: 2550 South Don Roser Drive, Las Cruces, NM 88011

Call 1-800-HILTONS and use Reservation code: COSN to get the group rate.

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Registration questions can be directed to Mindy Halpert, Questions about the clinic Visit

Note: There are three types of CoSN memberships: Institutional, Individual, and Corporate. Employees of schools, either public or private, receive member benefits if their school or school district is an institutional member. "Schools" pay a membership fee based on student enrollment: Large (>15000), Medium (2500 - 14,999) and Small (<2500). 

Individual membership are described here which includes a message from Tom Ryan!

We will post a list of NM CoSN member district/schools when we receive it from CoSN.

Call for Presenters closed.

Thank you for a successful
New Mexico Educators Conference 2014
Hotel Albuquerque
Friday, November 21-Saturday, November 22
Student Engagement and the Use of Technology
Dr. Gary Shattuck, Director of Technology at Newton County School System

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NMSTE NMEC Conference November 2014

NMSTE's  Mission:  to ensure the success for all students by serving as a state wide network of individuals seeking to improve teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in education. As a nonprofit membership organization, we will provide leadership and service to improve teaching, learning, and school leadership by advancing the effective use of technology in PK-16 and teacher education.