Participants learn about the current state of the education system in New Mexico by diving into current education data including student and educator demographics, student, teacher, and school performance, and school funding. Participants will leave with a key understanding of New Mexico’s education system and how policy plays a critical role in preparing our students for success.

Amanda Aragon is the founder and executive director of NewMexicoKidsCAN. She graduated from the University of Tulsa with a BSBA in international business and Spanish, a minor in economics, and a certificate in international studies. She is involved in many community organizations, and is a graduate of the Leadership New Mexico Program.