Share your love for language and culture with New Mexico's students

Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
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Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

Dual Language Education of New Mexico is seeking volunteers to join our Board of Directors. Launched in 2001, DLeNM works with teachers, administrators, and communities to develop and support dual language education programs, where instruction is provided in a combination of English and Spanish, or another heritage language. This type of immersive instruction has been proven to close the achievement gap for English learners and enhance the academic proficiency of all students, including native English speakers (Thomas & Collier, 2002). For more information on joining our board of directors follow this link:

Skills Needed: 
Human Resources/Leadership Development
Legal/Risk Management
Project Management
Process Improvement
Strategy Development/Strategic Planning
Technology (software, hardware, database, web)
Areas of Interest: 
Children and Youth
Education and Literacy
Race and Ethnicity
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Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Dual Language Education of New Mexico (DLeNM) works with lower socioeconomic communities in New Mexico that struggle to close the achievement gap while developing the linguistic and sociocultural capital of their communities.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Dual Language Education of New Mexico’s mission is to develop, support, and advocate for high-quality dual language education in New Mexico, and beyond ( DLeNM is committed to supporting partner school communities and LEAs in the development, implementation and sustainability of PreK-12 dual language education. Our organization provides programatic support and professional development support to schools and districts that either have a dual language program or are trying to implement one. DLeNM also hosts the largest dual language conference in the country every November in New Mexico. We offer our board volunteers the opportunity to participate in professional learning opportunities that connect with our work.

Additional Requirements: 

DLeNM Board of Directors has historically been made up of classroom teachers. As the organization is looking at its strategic plan and areas of opportunity we are looking for members to join us with diverse backgrounds that include: Marketing, Legal, Project Management, Accounting, and Technology. We would love the opportunity to talk to you to see if there is a connection and a desire to join our team.

Last Updated: Mar 19 2023
Address of Project Site
700 Lomas Blvd. NE
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 243-0648


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