New Mexico MESA

New Mexico MESA

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Saturday, September 14, 2013; 9am - 5pm CO/CI RAM and PDC

Join us at West Mesa High School for our professional development conference and fall regional advisors meeting –  Saturday, September 14th from 9am -5 pm at West Mesa HS (6701 Fortuna Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87121- Google Map link ).  Explora will have 5-hours of professional development training to help you prepare your students for the MESA Day competition.   We’ll be providing lunch (Garcia’s Kitchen with vegetarian and gluten-free options).  Our RAM will last approximately 2.5 hours.  Park in the front of West Mesa HS, the library is on the left as you enter. Wear your tennis shoes!


Link to NEW 2013-14 Advisors Handbook


Current draft of our agenda; subject to change

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Breakfast

  •   Shaundina and   Bonnie
  •   New Schools –   John Adams MS, Kennedy MS, Nex+Gen,

Taft MS, Magdalena HS

  •   Switching   regions – Amy Biehl HS

9:30 –  noon

PDC: Exploration of Food   Delivery Systems


  •    Explora Staff

Noon-12:30 pm

Working Lunch

  •   Middle school advisors:  Amy Sun-Future City MS Competition (Future City Challenge   )
  •   High school advisors: Steve S – Manzano High School

12:30 – 2:00 pm

PDC: Exploration of Water   Harvesting Systems

  •   Explora Staff

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Low-Ropes   Course/Leadership Activity

2:30pm – 4:30 pm

RAM – Business Meeting

  1. Logging into MESA: MIMS, and
  • MIMS – update your profile, enter A-2 info and sent A-1’s to RC
  • NM MESA Website– Advisor and Regional pages
  • MESA USA– access to 12-week curriculum for all your students

2. Advisors Handbook– Activity check  calculations, A-1s due Oct. 4.

3. Sign up for Fall Events (Bring the number of students you sign up for and maintain a waitlist with names and phone numbers).

4.Service Learning and Leadership Activities

5. Advisory Board Elections– Two reps for each region (MS/HS)

6. Incentive Award Summaries






NM MESA Partners