NMSBVI Board of Regents

Public Notices


A regular meeting of the New Mexico School for the Blind & Visually Impaired (NMSBVI) Board of Regents will be held Thursday, December 9, 2021. The open meeting of the Board of Regents will convene at 9:00 a.m. The Board of Regents will attend in person as well as virtually. The public will be able to attend by way of Live Stream through Zoom Meeting, to be originated at the NMSBVI-ECP Campus in the Sage Room at 801 Stephen Moody Street SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. Please note that this meeting has been moved from the NMSBVI Alamogordo Campus to the NMSBVI – ECP Campus in Albuquerque.

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The agenda and public notice are available on the NMSBVI web page at www.nmsbvi.k12.nm.us at least 72 hours prior to the published meeting date. Anyone wishing a print or braille copy of the agenda or needing any of the above accommodations may contact Kim Chavez at Kim Chavez.

Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact the Office of the Superintendent at 1-575-439-4419 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed, or if you would like information to participate in the meeting.

Click here to download a Word Document version of the PUBLIC NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING December 9, 2021

NMSBVI Board of Regents Meeting Agendas


9:00 a.m., October 14, 2021


I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance – United States of America

III. Introduction of Guests

IV. Announcements – Board Comments

V. Input
  A. Public Input
  A. Parent Input

VI. Board Activities
  A. Agenda (Action)
  B. Minutes, Regular Meeting of September 2, 2021 (Action)
  C. Superintendent’s Report

VII. Business and Finance
  A. Investment Report – July & August, 2021 1 (Action)
  B. Statement of Net Position – July & August, 2021 (Action)
  C. Statement of Cash Flow – July & August, 2021 ( (Action)
  D. Board Chart – July & August, 2021 (Action)
  E. Quarterly Financial Actions Report and Certification (Action)
  F. SIC Investment Rebalancing (Action)
  G. 2020-2021 Inventory of Fixed Assets (Action)

VIII. Policies & Procedures
  A. Revision to NMSBVI Policy 120, Dress Code (10/26/17) (Action)
  B. Revision to NMSBVI Policy 135, Political Activity (2/18/18) (Action)
  C. Revision to NMSBVI Policy 236, Hours of Work (01/12/17) (Action)
  D. Review to NMSBVI Policy 460, Catastrophic Leave Bank (01/12/17 (Action)

IX. Executive Session – May be closed pursuant to NMSA 1978 Section 10-15-1 (H) and Section 12-6-5 – Reports of Audits (Action)
  A. Audit Exit Conference

X. Other Items:
  A. Personnel Report
  B. Program Updates
  C. Pandemic Supplemental Pay Discussion (Action)
  D. Annual Performance Measures
  E. Capital Projects Update
  F. Summary of Approved Board Actions FY2018-2022
  G. NMSBVI Foundation Report

       a. Major Focus: Remote Learning Task Force’s Report – Superintendent Beecher

XI. Executive Session - May be closed pursuant to NMSA 1978 Section 10-15-1 (H)(2)(4) (Action)
 A. Limited Personnel Issues
       1. Foundation – Staffing
      2. Update on EEOC Complaint
 B. Confidential Student Information
       1. Resolution into Due Process Complaint filed by the Disability Rights New Mexico on behalf of a Preschool Student on the Albuquerque campus.

XII. Other Items:
  A. Foundation – Staffing (Action)
  B. Ratify the Resolution of the Due Process Complaint filed by the Disability Rights New Mexico on behalf of a Preschool Student on the Albuquerque campus to include the terms of the agreement and payment for costs and fees. (Action)
XIII. Information to the Board
  A. Board Meeting Schedule
  B. Policy 030 Public and Parent Input During Board of Regents’ Meetings
  C. Investment Policy 345
  D. NMSBVI Acronyms
  E. Report of Revenue and Expenditures – July & August, 2021
  F. Correspondence/Newspaper Articles
  G. Supplementary Packet
       1. Activity Fund Checklist – July & August, 2021
       2. General Fund Checklist – July & August, 2021

XIV. Adjournment

The NMSBVI Board of Regents attempts to follow the order of the items as listed on the agenda. However, it should be noted that the order of specific items are tentative, and may vary from the printed agenda.

Downloadable document October 14, 2021 Agenda

2021-2022 Board Meeting Schedule

For more information, please contact:
Kim Chavez
1900 N. White Sands Blvd.
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: (575) 439-4419 Fax: (575) 439-4411
E-mail: Kim Chavez