Public Policy and Parent Advocacy Leadership Institute

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Register today:

You can now register for the 8th Annual 2018 New Mexico Early Childhood Public Policy and Parent Advocacy Leadership (PAL) Institute. This Institute will be held on January 15, 16, and 17, 2018 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Registration is FREE and REQUIRED! All rates for the optional Monday evening dinner and hotel reservations are detailed below. For more information, contact Olivia Natale at (505) 243-5437 or

All registrations due by Friday, January 12, 2018!

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Institute Agenda

Dinner for Monday, 1/15

To order the optional $25 dinner with us on Monday evening, please send a personal or agency check or money order (made out to NMAEYC) to NMAEYC, 2201 Buena Vista Dr SE, Suite 301, Albuquerque, NM 87106. You may also pay at the day of the Institute. Note: You will be responsible for the $25 cost if you order the meal, even if you cannot participate in the meal. 

Lodging Reservations

Where: Garrett’s Desert Inn, 311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Special reduced Institute rate – $59 plus tax

Call Garrett's Desert Inn at (505) 982-1851 and mention the "NMAEYC Public Policy Institute" to get the special reduced rate! Reservations must be made by Monday, January 8, 2018.

Garrett’s Desert Inn is two blocks north of the Roundhouse, on the east side of Old Santa Fe Trail. The usual parking fee at Garrett’s Desert Inn ($8.00 per night) has been waived for this group.

For more information, you may contact:

Day-by-Day Schedule of Institute

Monday, January 15   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm:  Public Policy and PAL Institute - Garrett’s Desert Inn, 311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM  87501

Tuesday, January 16  8:30 am to 3:00 pm:  Celebrating New Mexico’s Children and Youth Day, State of the State address, visits with legislators – New Mexico State Capitol (the Roundhouse)

Wednesday, January 17  8:30 am to 12:00 noon:  Reflection on “Day at the Roundhouse” experiences – Garrett’s Desert Inn Conference Room

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