NMABE Bylaws

Article 1. Name

The name of the corporation shall be the New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education, herein referred to as NMABE or the Association. NMABE is an affiliate of the Alliance for Multilingual Multicultural Education. The association’s executive committee shall be known as the Executive Board.

Article 2. Mission Statement

The New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education is dedicated to supporting bilingual educators in their work and in their professional growth throughout the state of New Mexico. We believe that bilingual education benefits all students, those who are learning English as well as those who are learning other languages. We recognize the importance of a diverse group of educators in the lives of New Mexico students: parents, extended family members, teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals. NMABE embraces the rich cultural and linguistic diversity within our state and promotes its inclusion in the education of all students. The Association promotes educational excellence and equity through activities including advocacy, professional development, materials development, and research.