Archive for March, 2012

Deadline to reserve a field trip bus is April 9

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Thinking about a spring field trip? Partners still has funding left for trips for grades k-6. The deadline for reserving a bus is April 9. So be sure to get your request in ASAP by clicking the “Forms for Teachers” button on this page.

Warehouse Closed for Spring Break

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Partners’ Teacher Warehouse will be closed the week of March 12 during the school district’s Spring Break.  We will reopen Monday, March 19, 4-5:30 p.m.

Partners is Accepting Nominations for 2012 Teachers Who Inspire Awards

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Partners in Education is now accepting nominations for seven

Teachers Who Inspire Awards:

* Six $1,000 awards, including the

Noah C. Rodriguez Award for Excellence in Teaching

sponsored by the Santa Fe Community Foundation

  *One $500 award for a teacher with less than three years’ experience


Letters of nomination are accepted from Santa Fe public school teachers and principals only.  The nominee must be a full-time, certified teacher in Santa Fe’s public schools with plans to continue teaching in Santa Fe for at least one more year.  You may not nominate a relative or significant other.

To nominate any teacher, provide the following information in the order presented in a maximum of two pages.  Use specific details and anecdotes.  Don’t tell anyone about your nomination — it’s a surprise!

1.  Nominee’s name and school

2.  Nominator’s name and school

3.  Nominee’s background — Include the number of years teaching in Santa Fe, subjects and grade levels taught.

4.  In what ways does this teacher inspire kids to make them want to come to class and learn?  How has this teacher helped his or her students make academic progress?  Include anecdotes that support this.

5.  How does this teacher help and inspire other teachers (and the school and the school district)?

6.  In what ways does this teacher work with parents and the community at large?

DEADLINE:  Applications must be received (not postmarked) by Wednesday, March 28, 5 p.m.

Mail to: Partners in Education Foundation, PO Box 23374, Santa Fe, NM  87502-3374                    

Or, Send through school mail to: Partners in Education Foundation

Or, Hand Deliver to Partners in Education Foundation, BF Young Professional Building, 1300 Camino Sierra Vista, Room 109 (across from Curriculum & Instruction)

For more information, call Partners in Education at 474-0240.

Partners is Accepting Applications for Teacher Opportunity Scholarships

Friday, March 9th, 2012

The Partners in Education Foundation for the Santa Fe Public Schools is offering $200 to $500 scholarships to District employees who are taking education-related coursework during the 2011-2012 school year.

To apply, please provide the following information to Partners in Education by Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at 5 p.m.:

  • Up-to-date resume
  • Current transcript(s) of coursework and grades
  • A short letter describing your educational goals, field of study and need for assistance
  • Two letters of recommendation:

One from your immediate SFPS supervisor  

and one from another SFPS employee

  • Receipt or proof of payment for course enrollment during the 2011-2012 school year
  • Current course schedule

Materials may be sent through inter-office mail or delivered to Partners in Education, BF Young Bldg., 1300 Camino Sierra Vista, Room 109.

Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • Are Educational Assistants working on teaching degrees
  • Have worked in the District at least three years
  • Are pursuing bilingual certification or special education degrees
  • Have submitted all of the requested documentation

For more information call the Partners in Education Foundation at 474-0240.