Day: January 15, 2020

Mourning City Councilor Ken Sanchez

Mourning City Councilor Ken Sanchez: Chamber Statement on Passing of Long-Time City Leader

Chamber President and CEO Terri Cole offered the following statement on the loss of City Councilor Ken Sanchez, who passed away New Year’s Day: “Our community feels such a profound sense of loss with the passing of Ken Sanchez. He was a statesman who cared deeply about Albuquerque, and about the workers, families, and businesses …

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Mission Achievement and Success Charter School founder and principal JoAnn Mitchell (right) takes Leadership Albuquerque members — including Leadership Albuquerque co-chairs Bohannan Huston President and Managing Partner Bruce Stidworthy (center) and CNM's Debbie Johnson (far right) on a tour of her top-rated K-12 campus

A Day to Learn About Learning: Leadership Albuquerque Class Meets With Educational Leaders and Policymakers As Part Of Early and K-12 Education Program Day

Last month, the Chamber’s 2019-2020 Leadership Albuquerque cohort took part in this year’s Early & K-12 Education Program Day, covering public education funding policy, new perspectives on the importance of early childhood education, the charter school ecosystem, and a changing landscape in accountability for schools, teachers, and students. The cohort of business and community leaders …

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Chamber President & CEO Terri Cole with Senator Michael Padilla at the 2019 signing ceremony for the bill establishing the Early Childhood Education and Care Department

Funding Stability: Chamber Endorses Permanent Fund for Early Childhood Education and Care; Governor’s Budget Recommendation Proposes a $320 Million One-Time Appropriation To Fund

Last month, the Chamber’s Board voted unanimously to support the creation of a new endowment fund to support and expand early childhood programs in New Mexico, identifying long-term investment in the state’s youngest children as a prudent use of the recent budget surplus. Much like the state’s Land Grant Permanent Fund, this new fund would …

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