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Upcoming Events ECP

Last Day of School - May 23rd
Graduation - May 24th

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NMSBVI InFocus Newsletter

Summer-Fall 2016 (New)

InFocus Newsletter

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Family Fun Night

April 5th, 2017

Theme: Science Night 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM


Beeping Egg Hunt

April 11th, 2017

Vernal Holiday

April 14th & 17th, 2017

April 14th and 17th are two scheduled in-service school days where no school will be held


Innovations Fair

April 26 & April 28, 2017 (New)

Please join us at either NMSBVI campus for our First Annual Innovations Fair!

April 26 at NMSBVI Albuquerque ECP Campus, 1pm-3pm

April 28 at NMSBVI Alamogordo Residential Campus, 1pm-3pm

Please join us as we display and celebrate some of the school’s recent innovations in education! Our staff is involved with so many exciting things happening in NMSBVI classrooms and in various locations around the state... and they’re thrilled by this opportunity to share their innovations with you! Please stop by either event to visit with our staff and get a glimpse of some of the interesting creations currently under development. We hope to see you there!

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Past News Events SY2016-2017


NMSBVI InFocus Newsletter

Spring 2016

InFocus Newsletter Spring 2016 PDF

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ECP Student Registration

August 3rd, 2016 (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)


First Day of School

August 16th, 2016

Welcome Students and Staff to the 2016-2017 School Year. This first day will be a half-day (9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.)


Parent Orientation/Coffee Social

August 16th, 2016

Parents & Guardians, come visit your child's classroom and meet their teachers. (9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)


Labor Day Holiday- No School

September 5th, 2016

Students will not be attending classes.


Low Vision Clinic

September 21st & 23rd, 2016

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers free low vision evaluations to infants, toddlers and students throughout New Mexico through its Access to Learning Low Vision Clinic. The mobile clinic travels throughout the state and offers a special medical examination to determine if a student's visual abilities can be improved. At the Low Vision Clinic, a doctor of optometry who has received specialized training in working with students with low vision will measure how well the student sees and will determine whether any low vision devices might improve visual functioning. More information...


Fall Break - No School

October 7th, 2016

Students will not be attending classes this da.


Low Vision Clinic

October 19th, 2016 (Rio Rancho)

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers free low vision evaluations to infants, toddlers and students throughout New Mexico through its Access to Learning Low Vision Clinic. The mobile clinic travels throughout the state and offers a special medical examination to determine if a student's visual abilities can be improved. At the Low Vision Clinic, a doctor of optometry who has received specialized training in working with students with low vision will measure how well the student sees and will determine whether any low vision devices might improve visual functioning. More information...


Fall Carnival

October 26th, 2016

Fall Carnival 2016 PDF


IEP Training for Families

November 10th, 2016 (11:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.)

Please contact Nora Sandoval for more information.


In-Service Day

November 11th, 2016 (No School)

Students will not be attending classes this day.


Parent/Teacher Conferences

November 14th - 15th, 2016

Please contact your child's teacher for an appointment. Early dismissal for students (12 p.m.)


Thanksgiving Break

November 21st - 25th, 2016 (No School)

Students will not be attending classes this day.


Santa Claus is Coming to the ECP!

December 16th

Students will be receiving an early visit from Santa Claus.


Winter Break- No School

December 19th - January 2nd

Students will not be attending classes. Happy Holidays!


ECP Graduate Transition Meeting for Families

January 12th, 2017

Families of graduating students are encouraged to attend this meeting in preparation for what is to come.


Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 13th, 2017

In observance of the federal holiday, there will be no school.


Inservice NMAER Conference

February 8th, 2017

An inservice day. There will be no school.


Bus Driver Appreciation Week

February 13-17th, 2017

Give your thanks to your local bus driver throughout this special week!


President's Day Holiday

February 20th, 2017

In observance of the federal holiday, there will be no school.


Picture Days

February 27th - 28th, 2017

Bring your smiles! ☺


Low Vision Clinic

March 1st, 15th & 29th, 2017

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers free low vision evaluations to infants, toddlers and students throughout New Mexico through its Access to Learning Low Vision Clinic. The mobile clinic travels throughout the state and offers a special medical examination to determine if a student's visual abilities can be improved. At the Low Vision Clinic, a doctor of optometry who has received specialized training in working with students with low vision will measure how well the student sees and will determine whether any low vision devices might improve visual functioning. More information...


Spring Break

March 20-24th, 2017

No School will be held all week.


Past News Events SY2015-2016


WREIC Conference

September 16th - 18th, 2015

The Western Regional Early Intervention Conference (WREIC) is designed to support professionals working with children birth to five who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind and their families. The WREIC has been in place for over 30 years, making it one of the longest ongoing early intervention conferences in the nation. Speakers and workshops have always focused on the most current research, technology, resources, and practices in our ever-evolving field. Given this rich history and the exciting current and future possibilities in this field, the theme for the 2015 WREIC is �Traditions and Innovations: Serving Families Whose Young Children are Blind, Visually Impaired, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind�.


Low Vision Clinic

September 23rd - 24th, 2015

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers free low vision evaluations to infants, toddlers and students throughout New Mexico through its Access to Learning Low Vision Clinic. The mobile clinic travels throughout the state and offers a special medical examination to determine if a student's visual abilities can be improved. At the Low Vision Clinic, a doctor of optometry who has received specialized training in working with students with low vision will measure how well the student sees and will determine whether any low vision devices might improve visual functioning. More information...


Low Vision Clinic

October 21st - 22nd, 2015

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers free low vision evaluations to infants, toddlers and students throughout New Mexico through its Access to Learning Low Vision Clinic. The mobile clinic travels throughout the state and offers a special medical examination to determine if a student's visual abilities can be improved. At the Low Vision Clinic, a doctor of optometry who has received specialized training in working with students with low vision will measure how well the student sees and will determine whether any low vision devices might improve visual functioning. More information...


Low Vision Clinic

November 11th - 12th, 2015

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers free low vision evaluations to infants, toddlers and students throughout New Mexico through its Access to Learning Low Vision Clinic. The mobile clinic travels throughout the state and offers a special medical examination to determine if a student's visual abilities can be improved. At the Low Vision Clinic, a doctor of optometry who has received specialized training in working with students with low vision will measure how well the student sees and will determine whether any low vision devices might improve visual functioning. More information...


Staff In-Service - No School

November 18th - 20th, 2015

Students will not be attending classes.


Thanksgiving Break- No School

November 23rd - 27th, 2015

Students will not be attending classes. Happy Thanksgiving.


Santa Claus is Coming to the ECP!

December 18th

Students will be receiving an early visit from Santa Claus.


Winter Break- No School

December 21st - January 4th

Students will not be attending classes. Happy Holidays!


Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday- No School

January 18th, 2016

Students will not be attending classes.


Literacy Class for Parents

February 6th, 2016

Class scheduled for 9 - 11 a.m.


Presidents' Day Holiday- No School

February 15th, 2016

Students will not be attending classes.


Parent/Teacher Conferences

February 25-26th, 2016

school dismissal @ 11:30 a.m. for students


Picture Days

February 29th - March 1st, 2016

bring your smiles ☺


Family Fun Night

March 16th, 2016

Theme: Science Night...5:30-7:30 p.m.


Low Vision Clinic

March 16 - 17th, 2016

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers free low vision evaluations to infants, toddlers and students throughout New Mexico through its Access to Learning Low Vision Clinic. The mobile clinic travels throughout the state and offers a special medical examination to determine if a student's visual abilities can be improved. At the Low Vision Clinic, a doctor of optometry who has received specialized training in working with students with low vision will measure how well the student sees and will determine whether any low vision devices might improve visual functioning. More information...


Enchantment Bell Choir

March 17th, 2016

Hand Bell Choir Performance for Students during Class time.


Beeping Egg Hunt

March 22nd, 2016


Spring Break- No School

March 25th-Apr.1st 2016

Students will not be attending classes.


"Annual Parents of Blind Children of NM Seminar"

April 8th, 2016 @ 1:30-5:30 p.m. (Public Event)

Parents, mark your calendars for this event. This free seminar will take place on Friday, April 8th, 2016, at the Sheraton Uptown Hotel in Albuquerque. This event will offer hands-on learning for both parents and children to learn how to use braille and non-visual skills to focus on everyday independence and living skills such as: cooking, cleaning, doing laundry, traveling, and other activities. This will also give you the opportunity to meet other parents of blind children and blind adults living in New Mexico. Free childcare is available, as well as dinner, and travel stipends are available for families that live outside of the Albuquerque area. For more information, please click on the links below:

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