State of New Mexico
Music Commission

Education Outreach Committee

Formation

Article VIII of the New Mexico Music Commission’s bylaws and rules of procedure, as provided by 2011 NMSA 1978 18-16-1 through 18-16-4 The Music Commission Act, dictates the formation of an Education Outreach Committee, as follows:

There shall be various standing operations committees, corresponding to the major operations areas of the Commission’s responsibilities. The standing operations committees may include the following:

  1. There shall be an Education Outreach Committee that has responsibility for developing and monitoring education outreach to each county in the state.

Duties

As per the bylaws, the Education Outreach Committee shall regularly exercise responsibilities for:

  • development and monitoring of education outreach to each county in the state.

In addition, the Education Outreach Committee shall assume responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Student Musician Spotlight : Administration of the Student Musician Spotlight program : facilitate nominations that fairly represent the unique diversity of New Mexico’s demographics, encourage nominations particularly from outside Albuquerque and Santa Fe, work with commissioners on facilitation of nominations in every county of the state as part of the Rural County Outreach initiative; review nomination submissions and select honorees; evaluate the efficacy of the Student Musician Spotlight eligibility, nomination, and selection process and implement modifications, modify the nomination form as needed; seek new Student Spotlight sponsors; consider establishing a scholarship fund to award Student Spotlight honorees; consider developing an annual recital featuring Student Spotlight honorees and/or partner with outside organization(s) to procure spots in existing programming for Student Spotlight honorees to be featured; create a logo, branding, and a social media campaign for the program; assess the efficacy of the Student Spotlight program and determine if it shall continue as part of the commission’s new strategic plan – if so, include in strategic plan proposal, if not, propose an alternative to showcase New Mexico’s music youth.
  • Music Education advisor : Serve as music education advisors for all Commission events, projects, and initiatives; Suggest service projects to commissioners seeking advice on how best to interact with the music education community in their adopted counties, as part of the Rural County Outreach initiative.
  • Networking : The Chair of the Education Committee shall interface with the New Mexico Advisory Council on Arts Education; members of the Education Committee shall interface with other music education professional organizations, such as but not limited to New Mexico Music Educators Association, New Mexico Choral Directors Association, etc.
  • Website : Monitor education-related content on the Music Commission website; review and assess content in the Education, Advocacy, Volunteer, Schools, and Private Instruction sections of the website; advise Administrator Goodrich of necessary additions, deletions, updates.
  • Notable New Mexicans : Monitor the Commission’s Notable New Mexicans informal online hall of fame; suggest new inductees, particularly Educators and Organizations; evaluate content of honoree profiles, advise Administrator Goodrich of necessary additions, deletions, updates.
  • Propose : New music education programming to be included in strategic planning.
  • Other Duties : that may arise throughout the course of Commission business and/or may be requested by the Chair.

Members

Officer Responsibilities

Administration

Meetings

The Education Committee meets the second Friday of the month at 3pm by Zoom.

Tools

  • When Is Good simplifies scheduling meetings
  • Padlet assists with brainstorming and information gathering

Reporting

The Committee Chair and Secretary shall:

  • Create an Agenda for each committee meeting
  • Record Meeting Notes at each committee meeting
  • Deliver monthly Status Updates to the Executive Committee
  • Deliver quarterly Executive Summary reports at each public Commission meeting
  • Submit the above items to Administrator Goodrich in a timely manner, to be archived at the bottom of this page

Reporting Templates

Meeting Agendas

  • 2021 : Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Nov | Dec

Meeting Notes

  • 2021 : Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Nov | Dec

Status Updates

  • coming soon

Executive Summaries

  • coming soon

Key Documents

 

Education Outreach Committee