Education Digest: Anti-violence guides available

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer

Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., informed New Mexico schools of resources to protect students from violence such as the school shooting Oct. 11 in Ohio, according to a press release.
The Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services is offering a CD with more than 30 guidebooks on protecting students, according to the release.
School administrators can call (202) 514-9079 to get more information on the CD or go to the Service’s Web site at

Teacher presents at math conference
Clovis Municipal Schools teacher Deborah Watters presented a new way of teaching geometry Oct. 12 at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference in Richmond, Va., according to a Council press release.
The conference offered workshops and sessions on new ways of teaching math, according to the release.

Group to present ENMU’s Self-Study
The Higher Learning Commission has chosen to present ENMU’s Self-Study at its annual meeting in Chicago in April, according to an ENMU news release.
The self-study granted ENMU a 10-year accreditation with the Commission with no interim visits required, according to the release.

Eastern faculty, alumni win awards
The New Mexico Music Educators’ Association will give six awards January to ENMU almuni and faculty at its All-State conference in Albuquerque, according to an ENMU news release.
The recipients are ENMU alumni Bambi Hays, Wayne Anderson, Jim Young, Robert Myers and David Allen and ENMU music professor Jeanie Wozencraft-Orenellas, according to the release.
Hays and Anderson teach in the Clovis school system.

Education Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Gabriel Monte. He may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail: