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A Timeline of the History of the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Community Schools Partnership 

2006 -2012

  • 2006: APS, Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque adopt Community School resolutions
  • 2007: ABC Community School Partnership is formed through joint powers agreement, supports one community school
  • 2010: Receives grant from Kellogg Foundation to develop three more community schools
  • 2012: City of Albuquerque resolved to have ABC provide programmatic oversight of $1.2 mil working with over 70 schools
  • 2012: Hires first executive director

2013

  • Albuquerque Teachers Federation adopts a Community School Resolution
  • State of New Mexico passes a Community Schools Act
  • Bernalillo County restructures staffing to support ABC infrastructure 
  • YDI-Elev8 and ABC unites to develop 10 community schools

2014

  • Homework Diner highlighted twice on NBC Nightly News and is a finalist for the Cities of Service competition
  • Hosts the American Federation of Teachers First Regional Community School Learning Lab
  • AFT-NM adopts the slogan, “Keep the Promise…Every Child Deserves a Community School”
  • Initiated Community School Statewide Network
  • Executive director wins 1st ever national Community School Leadership Award
  • Won bid to host the 2016 Community School National Forum in Albuquerque
  • Growing interest in Community Schools with 16 now in development
  • University of New Mexico conducts pilots Coordinator Institute

2015

  • APS leadership incorporates a community school development meeting with principals
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  • Presenter: Arnold Herrera, NM Humanities Council While demonstrating steps in constructing the famous Cochiti drum, Mr. Herrera tells about tribal political structures, language, ceremony, clans and moiety membership, roles of men, women and children, and modern Pueblo social problems. This journey covers the period from the 1940s to the present. This event is free, but registration is required by clicking the link below.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    9/21/2018 7:00 PM - 9/21/2018 8:30 PM

  • Presenter: Arnold Herrera, NM Humanities Council While demonstrating steps in constructing the famous Cochiti drum, Mr. Herrera tells about tribal political structures, language, ceremony, clans and moiety membership, roles of men, women and children, and modern Pueblo social problems. This journey covers the period from the 1940s to the present. This event is free, but registration is required by clicking the link below.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    9/21/2018 7:00 PM - 9/21/2018 8:30 PM

  • Master naturalist volunteers will be the guides of this annual plant walk and survey at this beautiful property. Also, learn about past forest health initiatives to improve the overall health of this open space. This event is free, but registration is required by clicking the link below.
    Location:
    34 Forest Road 252 (Manzano Mountains)
    Time:
    9/22/2018 9:00 AM - 9/22/2018 10:30 AM

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