News NOW: The NMAEA Board is looking for regional representatives! If you are a NMAEA member at a program in the Northern, Southeastern, or Central Region and are are interested in serving on the Board, please send a note to:

Benefits of NMAEA Membership include:

Automatic membership in COABE, and access to their myriad online trainings and workshops, and discounts to conferences.

Membership in MPAEA and discounts for conferences

NMAEA Teacher’s Institutes and other professional development opportunities

Information on how to advocate for Adult education

The cost of all of this is a low $25 per person, or 5 for $100 (a rate that has not changed for many years!)


If you have any questions or would like to speak with a NMAEA representative, please e-mail us at

For more information on Adult Education & Family Literacy Week see our NEW Advocacy page!

Congrats to our awardees from the 2020 NMAEA/MPAEA Conference!

Outstanding Educator - Nancy Alvarado - ENMU Roswell

Outstanding Learner - Dawn Biros - UNM Los Alamos

Award Of Excellence - Elsa Rangel - ENMU Roswell

Legislator of the Year - Joy Garratt

And for our OUTSTANDING STUDENTS from our 2020 Adult Education Day at the Roundhouse

Adriana Hirshey - SFCC

Fatima Enriquez Martinez - SFCC

Samuel Zubiate - SFCC

Juan Paniagua - SFCC

Lesly Hicks - WNMU

Bernie Marin - WNMU

Amanda Burke - WNMU

Esperanza Lamas - Catholic Charities

Irene Worley - Next Steps AE

Kevin Medart - UNM LA

Dawn Biros - UNM LA

Jonathan Carter - ENMU Roswell

Eric Gabaldon - UNM Valencia