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4001 Office Court Drive, Suite 308
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
c/o NMSU Albuquerque Center
4501 Indian School Rd NE, Ste 100
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Mary C. DeLorenzo, Program Director
Marc Legarreta, Assistant Program Director
Elia Galindo, Database Report Writer
Marilyn Cimalore, Program Assistant
Judy Gurule, Program Assistant
Anissa Nuanez, Program Support

Phone: (505) 855-6741 (Albuquerque) / (575) 646-4304 (Las Cruces)
Email: nmedge@nmsu.edu

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NM EDGE, a service of New Mexico State University's Cooperative Extension Service, is a program designed to provide a comprehensive course of study to administrators, managers, elected officials, and staff in local, state, tribal, and national government, through which participants can acquire and apply the best practices and theory to their management behaviors and strategies using the highest professional standards.

News From the NM EDGE

Honing Your NM EDGE September 2015

Classes will be offered September 14-18, 2015, in Albuquerque, NM, at the NMSU Albuquerque Center located at 4501 Indian School Road, NE.

Enrollment opens 5 pm, July 17th and remain open until filled or August 21st, whichever comes first. Enroll in classes through our Student Records and Enrollment Site.

Click the link below for the September 2015 Road Map to Certification.

Questions? Please call us at (575) 646-0335 or email us at NMEDGE@nmsu.edu to ensure that there is space in the class you wish to take.

Ongoing Purchasing Class Opportunities

The NM EDGE is pleased to offer our Public Purchasing Foundation Classes & Culminating Test program. This is in addition to our NM Public Purchasing Professional Certification. Both of these programs (described below) will provide a means to CPO designation through State Purchasing.

Our classes are 3 hours, delivered face-to-face, and require a passing grade of 6 or better out of 10 on the post test for the class.

Our NM public purchasing programs are:

NM EDGE full certification as a NM Public Purchasing Professional= 25 classes + mini portfolio

This full curriculum provides extensive information about NM Procurement and interaction with seasoned professionals

Your Certification Certificate = CPO

NM EDGE Public Purchasing Foundation Classes & Culminating Test= 6 classes + test

This mini-curriculum provides the basics of New Mexico procurement and interaction with seasoned professional

Successful completion of the 6 foundation classes is a pre-requisite for taking the culminating test.

Your test score (minimum 70% correct) determines if you receive a certificate of test completion. Certificate of test completion = CPO

Successful completion of these 6 classes apply towards the full certification should you decide to continue

Foundation Classes + Test Schedule September 15-18, 2015 NMSU Albuquerque Center

Additional Purchasing Classes for Full Certification will be offered in early 2016. Stay tuned for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Schedule!