NMPED/Special Education Bureau Webinar: 
  • Thursday, April 23, NMPED/Special Education bureau, will host an e-Institute.   The e-Institute begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 1:00 p.m. Documents for this webinar are posted to under Professional Development then (SEB) tab the day before the event.  The sessions will be archived and posted on the Region IX Education Cooperative  website (
NMCASE Pre-Conference: "Leading by Convening"
                                               Presented by Luann Purcell, Ex. Dir of CASE

NMCEL Annual Conference: July 23rd - 24th, 2015. Embassy Suites, Albuquerque

NMCASE Meeting: July 23, 2015 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at the Embassy Suites, in Sandia I


Puente Para Los Niños Grant:
The State Plan for the Puente Para Los Niños Grant as well as the 2014-2015 Application is now available on the Special Education Bureau’s website


    NMCASE is a unit of the Council of Administrators of Special Education, Inc (CASE), which is an international professional educational organization affiliated with the Council for Exceptional Children whose members are dedicated to the enhancement of the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual in society. The Council of Administrators of Special Education, Inc. provides leadership and support to members by influencing policies and practices to improve the quality of education. CASE, Inc was constituted in 1952 and has over 4800 members throughout the United States, Canada, and various other countries. 

    2013 NMCASE Maggie Cordova Award

    Administrator of the Year:

    Maria Jaramillo

    Executive Director of Central-Regional Education Cooperative

    Maria 2

    NMCASE Goals

    • Have at least one member from each of the public school districts
    • Co-sponsor professional development activities in conjunction with the PED, Regional Educational Cooperatives (RECs), and Institutes of Higher Education (IHEs)
    • Have a mentorship program for administrators of special education who have three or less years of experience