The NM International School Foundation ("NMISF") in a non-membership organization and it's affairs are managed by its Board of Directors. Directors are appointed by the New Mexico International School (NMIS) and the Board of Directors. Vacancies shall be filled either by appointment from NMIS, or by the remaining Directors. Foundation Board Members enlist to volunteer for one to three year terms to help grow the mission of NMISF.
Board of Directors
The Development Committee ("Dev Com") is tasked with raising money within the community.
Acting President: Tara McElheney
The Grants committee works together to research, develop, and approve grant proposals for the benefit of NMIS & NMISF.
Chair: Laura Matzen
Support growing into our new permanent home for New Mexico International School
Our new facility has several opportunities to enhance to education of NMIS students. NMISF seeks funding opportunities for a new performing arts center; campus security; and an outdoor play space.
NMISF seeks funding opportunities to help support the expansion of a new middle school program to provide the opportunity for older students to be part of the NMIS community and access IB education.
Support bilingual education and International Baccalureate - PYP
Support New Mexico International School Art and Music Programs
All NMIS students participate in the Suzuki Violin program. The model is based on the idea that no child is inherently born with talent, but rather each child can reach their own potential through hard work. NMIS offers an enriched art program twice a week.
Ensure every child has the opportunity to be in a safe, supportive, and enriching environment after school.
NMISF hopes to expand the afterschool program to offer a wide array of enrichment classes in various subjects.