NNMSEA (Northern NM Special Education Advocacy)

Mailing Address: PO Box 64, Taos, NM 87571
County of Location: Colfax, Mora, Rio Arriba, Taos
Phone: (575) 770-1218
NTEE Code: B- Education, F- Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, O- Youth Development, R- Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy, W- Public, Society Benefit
Mission Statement:

NNMSEA promotes understanding and awareness

of grades K-12

Special Education rights

and responsibilities

by providing educational resources to empower

New Mexico families, caregivers, educators, and administrators.

Primary Programs:

• Monthly Community Meetings & Workshops offering educational curricula to the Special Education (SpEd) community. NNMSEA has held events and trainings monthly since July 2010!

• Hosting guest speakers and presenters at community events to provide access to additional expertise in SpEd services.

• Goal: to open and staff a Learning Resource Center (LRC) in Taos for continual community access to SpEd materials, online trainings, and learning opportunities.

- Annual December Film Fundraiser/Event, a screening of special education related films (Dec. 2010 film Waiting for Superman screened 12/5-12/7/2010; Dec. 2011 Film Song of Our Children 12/17).

• Supporting learning and collaboration between families, caregivers, educators, and administrators in any way we can for the benefit of the children of our community.

Populations Served: Children and Youth, Disabled, Families
Counties Served: Colfax, Mora, Rio Arriba, Taos
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $24,999 or less
Personnel: All Volunteer
Executive Director:

Heather Rowley, Acting ED

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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