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NMSU to host first New Mexico Educators Rising student conference

WHAT: New Mexico Educators Rising State Student Conference


WHO: NMSU College of Education, Cooperative Education Services, and NMSU Alliance for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. ? 9 p.m. Feb. 29, 7:30 ? 11 a.m. March 1.

WHERE: Corbett Center Student Union, third floor

VISUALS: About 150 high school students from across New Mexico are expected to attend the first New Mexico Educators Rising student conference.

David Morales, the 2016 New Mexico Teacher of the year, will be the conference?s keynote speaker and is expected to address attendees during the welcome session from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 29. There will also be competitions and breakout sessions throughout the day, and a Leap Year Extravaganza from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 29 at the Hotel Encanto.

On March 1, there will be an awards banquet and closing ceremony from 9 to 11 a.m. An optional campus tour will be given from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

For a full agenda, please contact Karen Trujillo at 575-646-1555 or ktrujill@nmsu.edu