New Mexico MESA

New Mexico MESA

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February 26-27, 2018 2018 NM MESA STEAM Extravaganza

NM MESA will select the top middle and high school programs from each of our 6 geographic regions.  Selections will be made based on a comprehensive program evaluation using our MIMS database system and Staff Evaluation.  This is an amazing incentive to recognize and award  our most active and top performing programs.  Each school will be allowed to bring up to 40 students based on the size of their  program resulting in an event that will impact over 500 students, advisors, staff, and community volunteers.

Selected Schools:

School Region 
Van Buren Middle School Central Inner
Valley High School Central Inner
West Las Vegas High School North
Espanola Middle School North
Crownpoint High School West
Mesa Alta Jr. High School West
Goddard High School Southeast
Berrendo Middle School Southeast
Truman Middle School North Central
Atrisco Heritage High School North Central
Deming High School Southwest
Red Mountain Middle School Southwest

General Agenda:

Monday, February 26

Daytime                           Arrival: Out of Town Programs

Optional Activity-Sandia Tramway

2:00 PM-4:00 PM            Optional Activity-Balloon Museum

4:00-5:00 PM                   Hotel Check In

5:00 PM-7:30 PM            Optional Evening Session-Explora Museum

Optional Pizza Dinner @ Explora

Tuesday, February 27

9:00 AM-11:00 AM         AM Session 1-School Assigned Experience

11:30 AM-2:00 PM         Recognition Luncheon and Hands-On STEM Fun! @ UNM SUB

2:30 PM-4:30 PM PM     Session 2-School Assigned Experience

Event Information:

Session Quick Facts: Click on Link to Open

AFRL/La Luz Academy
Balloon Fiesta Museum
Brain Hackers
Northrop Grumman
NPS-Petroglyph National Monument
Sandia National Laboratories
Sandia Peak Tramway
UNM Engineering
UNM Health Sciences
UNM Neurosciences
UNM SUB-General Information

Logistics and Final Travel Information:

Final Agenda: Individual agendas were emailed with final assignments

Master Assignments

Hotel Information: Room Lists were emailed direct.

  • Hampton Inn: 2300 Carlisle NE; Albuquerque, NM   505-837-9300.
  • Fairfield Inn: 1760 Menaul Blvd. NW; Albuquerque, NM 87102. 505-889-4000.

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors and Partners Who Helped to Make this Event Happen!

Event Sponsors:


 Event Partners:




NM MESA Partners