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Upcoming Events ECP

October 12-13th - Fall Break (No School)
October 25th - Fall Carnival
November 9th and 10th- Parent-Teacher Conferences
November 20th- 24th- Thanksgiving Break- No School

See below for more information..


ECP Lunch Calendar Nutrition Newsletter 2017-2018 Calendar Transportation

What's New

November 2017 Events


Parent-Teacher Conferences

November 9th - 10th 2017

Students dismissed at Noon.

Thanksgiving Break

November 20th - 24th, 2017

No School for Students.


October 2017 Events


Fall Break

October 12-13, 2017

No School for Students or Staff.

Fall Carnival

October 25th, 2017 5p.m. - 7 p.m. (Public Event!)

ECP Halloween Flyer 2017

Please join us for an evening of fun and play! We will have activities for all children to enjoy.... We’ll have snacks for sale and provide refreshments. We can’t wait to see the costumes!


September 2017 Events


Labor Day Holiday- No School

September 4th, 2017

Students will not be attending classes.


Blood Drive

September 6th, 2017 (Public Event)

NMSBVI will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, September 6th from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. For more information, or if you would like to sign up please visit United Blood Services Appointment Website


Low Vision Clinic

September 13th & 20th, 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...


Bowl-a-thon

September 17th, 2017

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Invites everyone at 4040 Pan American Freeway ( I-25) 12:00PM UNTIL 2:00PM, for more information about this event please click on the link: Bowl-A-Thon Flyer


GlowBall Tournament

September 23rd, 2017

The Glowball is a fund raising tournament to benefit the students of the New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impared. The event takes place at Los Altos Golf Course Albuquerque. To register or for more information please click the link : GlowBall Flyer

Family Potluck

September 27rd, 2017

Let’s kick off the school year with our favorite things: our kids and food! Join us for our annual Family Potluck Dinner! Bring your favorite dish to share and enjoy time meeting new families! In attendance will be some of our staff to talk about ways that we are working with our students. Please communicate with Nora Sandoval or your child’s classroom teacher if you have any questions or would like to confirm your family’s attendance. Download the Putlock Flyer


August 2017 Events


ECP Student Registration

August 3rd, 2017 (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

First day of school/Half day

August 15th, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Welcome Students and Staff to the 2017-2018 School Year. This first day will be a half-day (9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.)


Parent Orientation & Coffee

August 15th, 2017 (9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

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


Past News Events School Year 2016-2017


NMSBVI InFocus Newsletter

Summer-Fall 2016

InFocus Newsletter

Please select a version of the Newsletter to download:
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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.


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

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!

Click here to view the event flyer (requires Adobe Reader)