Center for Teaching Excellence

The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) supports effective and innovative teaching in the public schools and universities of New Mexico. The CTE encourages teachers to use a wide variety of successful teaching and assessment strategies by offering several grants, publications and workshops. The CTE also helps teachers learn and share successful strategies with others.

Five categories of grants are available for New Mexico public school and university educators:

Action Research Grants—up to $3,000 per team of public school teachers to implement instructional innovations in classrooms and assess results

University Collaborators—up to $400 for research, content, assessment and/or publication expertise of university faculty assisting with Action Research Grants

Professional Development Project Grants—up to $1,000 per project for teacher workshops and model site visits, promoting effective educational innovations

University-Initiated Project Grants—up to $1,000 for joint university/multi-school district innovative projects for supplies, materials, advertising and consultants

Effective University Instruction Research Grants—up to $4,000 per project to research promising innovations that promote increased student learning

More Information

For grant applications, publications, consultants, resource materials or further information, contact:

Center For Teaching Excellence
ENMU Station 25
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
Fax: 575.562.2546