Contact InformationProgramming OfferedField Trip OfferingsCost of ProgrammingProgram Description
Org NameContact Phone EmailWebsitePre-KK-6Middle SchoolHigh SchoolCollegeAdultIn- SchoolField TripAfter SchoolSummerProfessional Development Field Trip CapabilitesTransportation FundingNumber of Students
Audubon NMSally Maxwell505.983.4609smaxwell@audubon.orgnm.audubon.orgXXXXXXXXXXAt School & At Organization's SiteScholarships availableUp to 35 students per programDepends on Program, Scholarships availableAudubon New Mexico offers a variety of programming both at the beautiful Randall Davey Audubon Center in Santa Fe, as well as at your school, office, or community center. Our outdoor environmental education programs offer hands-on, nature based activities that will bring your science curriculum to life. They are designed to meet the Next Generation Science Standards and Benchmarks. Our programs blend scientific concepts with literacy, math, history, and inquiry to provide an educational and inspirational experience. Topics include: birds, conservation, wildlife, animal adaptations, habitats, ecosystems, food chains, plants, insects, pollinators, and more.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain RegionDoreen Wheatley651.212.1466doreenwheatley13@gmail.combbbsmountainregion.orgXXBBBS is an organization that works with youth in the community and in the schools by matching them with volunteer mentors.
Bosque Education GuideTish Morris505.269.1111tish.morris11@gmail.comNMnaturalhistory.orgXXXX$25The Bosque Education Guide is an interdisciplinary curriculum about the bosque ecosystem, providing classroom and field activities for teachers to use with their students through a one-day workshop. The central activity has students construct a model of the Rio Grande and then manipulate the paper and cloth pieces to demonstrate human impacts over the last 200 years; later they "restore" the ecosystem with new management strategies. Wildlife and watershed concepts for Northern NM are included.
The Bradbury Science Museum, Los Alamos National LabsPamela Dresher310.738.0971padresher@lanl.gov BSM offers theme based museum explorations for students in grades 4-12. Museum educators facilitate hands-on experiences and assist students as they dive deeper into the theme in the museum exhibits. New for summer 2019: Summer Science on Wheels for state and federally funded school based academic programs.
Center for Contemporary ArtsJulia Sackett505-715-0122education@ccasantafe.orgccasantafe.orgxxxxxxxxAt School & At Organization's SiteYesUp to 160 students at The Screen for fim field trips; up to 30 students at the Tank Garage Gallery for visual art field trips Free CCA's Youth Partners Program connects local middle and high school classrooms to films starring real-life heroes, and offer opportunities for powerful reflection and discussion. Youth Partner field trips include a pre-visit classroom activity, film screening, post-film discussions, and a follow-up classroom assignment. Youth Partners field trips take place at The Screen. For each screening, we provide the theater and film, an expert to lead a post-film discussion and lunch (pizza and juice) for the students. We offer bus transportation funding on an as-needed basis from schools to The Screen. At CCA's Tank Garage Gallery, we offer observation-based visual art field trips for K-12 classrooms, which can be combined with hands-on lessons if desired.
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Computer Science AlliancePaige Prescott505.699.4886paige@computersciencealliance.orgwww.computersciencealliance.orgXXXXXXXN/AN/AN/ADepends on ProgramComputer Science Alliance is a new non-profit dedicated to growing computer science (CS) education in New Mexico. We mainly work directly with teachers to offer PD workshops but can also help connect teachers & students to CS mentors in the community, run occasional student activities both in school and out of school and help identify CS resources that can integrate into existing activities. We also run summer camps through SFCC.
Cooking with KidsAnna Farrier505.438.0098annafarrier@cookingwithkids.orgcookingwithkids.orgXXXXN/AN/AN/ADepends on ProgramCooking with Kids (CWK) is a Santa Fe, NM, based non-profit organization that has provided hands-on nutrition education to public elementary school students. CWK classroom and cafeteria programming provides students multiple experiential cooking and tasting classes throughout the school year, as part of the regular school day. Classes and promotions led by CWK educators and/or classroom teachers feature fresh, affordable fruits, vegetables and whole grains and recipes from around world. The Cooking with Kids bilingual curriculum in aligned with National Health Education Standards and Common Core State Standards in Language Arts and Mathematics, and is used by educators across the country. Take-home recipes and large numbers of family volunteers create a classroom-to-kitchen bridge to support healthy eating efforts at home. CWK also provides technical support and training to cafeteria staff, as farm-to-school and scratch cooking initiatives grow. Local chefs and farmers are important partners in these initiatives.
First Serve New MexicoElizabeth Chisholm505.697.7270info@firstservenewmexico.orgfirstservenewmexico.orgN/AN/AN/A
USDA Forrest ServiceApple Snider505-842-3298esnider@sf.fed.us USDA Forest Service supports a variety of conservation education programming about natural, physical and cultural resources ranging from providing educational materials to classroom or field visits to offering professional internships and career opportunities. Our goals are to inspire the next generation of environmental stewards and engage the public in land management. Many of our programs are done in partnership with other educational organizations.
Georgia O'Keeffe MuseumRyan Williams505.946.1027rwilliams@okeeffemuseum.orgokeeffemuseum.orgXXXXXXXXXXAt School & At Organization's SiteYesFree & Depends On ProgramThe Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s Education Department enhances the understanding of the artistic legacy of Georgia O’Keeffe and Modernism through programs and tours for adults, youth, families and school children. Our goal is to inspire curiosity and create an environment that encourages thoughtful dialogue.
Girls Inc. of Santa FeSarah Gmitter505-982-2042 ext 104sgmitter@girlsincofsantafe.orggirlsincofsantafe.orgXXXXXXN/AN/AN/AOur research-based programming is delivered by trained professionals who focus on the development of the whole girl, supporting, mentoring, and guiding girls in an affirming, pro-girl environment. Here, girls learn to value their whole selves, discover and develop their inherent strengths, and receive the support they need to navigate the challenges they face.Girls Inc. girls live healthy and active lifestyles and are less likely to engage in risky behavior; they are eager to learn, successful in school, and more likely to graduate from post-secondary education; and they display diligence, perseverance and resilience.
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Winoka XXXXXXXXXYesYesDependsDepends The mission of MoCNA is to advance contemporary Native art through exhibitions, collections, public programming, education and scholarship. MoCNA offers tours of our galleries, hands-on activities, limited in-school visits, as well as other programming involving our Social-Engagement Artist Residency and other featured artists. MoCNA is currently undergoing a redesign of their educational program, and thus will offer new forms of engagement in the near future.
Interfaith Coalition for Public EducationLynn Heffron202.550.0058lgheffron@gmail.comhttp://icpesantafe.orgXXXXXXThe Interfaith Coalition for Public Education currently offers tutoring support to teachers in elementary schools and at SFHS. At Sweeney and Otero, we offer tutoring in both math and reading, during class time and pre-school at Otero. Additional projects are undeway also at Cesar Chavez including after school math clubs. We offer support in mulitple subjects at SFHS including, algebra, geometry, calculus, trigonometry, physics, biology, computer science, engineering, ESL and advanced English. We are affiliated with Math Amigos which offers professional development programs for math teachers and tutors.
Los Alamos National Labs FoundationJaap
Maxwell Museum of AnthropologyAmy for qualifying schoolsup to 30variableThe Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at UNM offers a variety of museum and outreach programs. Understanding that material culture offers an invaluable understanding of human behavior, our programs use real and replicated objects, artifacts, models and other hands-on resources for learning. Museum docents implement exhibit tours and traveling trunks. Check-out kits are available for loan to educators. The education Department also has a collection of nearly 1000 objects available for free loan to educators. Visit our website at for more information.
The May Center for LearningAmy Miller505.983.7407amy@maycenter.orgmaycenter.orgXXXXxXXXXN/AN/AN/AMay Center for Learning offers a school for students with learning differences in pre-k through 8th grade, after school tutoring at our location and in school tutoring at other schools, an evaluation center, a summer program, and professional development for teachers focused on literacy, executive functioning skills, and teaching students with learning differences.
Meow WolfDrew Ayotte207.615.5986dayotte@meowwolf.commeowwolf.comMeow Wolf offers a variety of experiences for individuals of all ages. The David Loughridge Learning Center hosts workshops and programming such as art therapy, LGBTQ support groups, toddler story time and VR workshops. The Learning Center also hosts free open studio space for the general public on a daily basis (except for Tues.) as well as open studio space for teens and people with developmental disabilities. Check our website for more information about workshops and programs.
Mountain Kids!Katie Macaulay505 699 6230katie@sfmountainkids.comsfmountainkids.comXXXXXXXXYesYes20-60Depends on programMountain Kids! is an outdoor education and adventure program based in Santa Fe. We provide curriculum-connected field trips for K-6 students into our local mountains and to natural historic sites. Students experience hands-on science, natural history, art, math, and literacy, designed to meet Common Core State Standards. Personal growth, teamwork and play are built into our programs, whereby students experience awe, time for reflection, and a good dose of fun. Our underlying goal is for children to develop a love of nature and become future stewards of the earth..
Millicent Rogers MuseumKatie Ritter575.758.2462coordinator@millicentrogers.orgmillicentrogers.orgXXXXXAt Organization's SiteYesFreeThe Millicent Rogers offers docent-led tours as well as hands-on activities for visiting school children. Here are a few of our hands- on activities: pinch pots, animals in collections, basket weaving, creating and learning about Santos, coiled pots, weavings made with yarn, and tooled foil design bracelets. We do require a scheduled tour for schools, and there is assistance with transportation.
Museum of International Folk ArtPatricia Sigala505.476.1212patricia.sigala@state.nm.usinternationalfolkart.orgXXXXXXXXXXXAt School & At Organization's SiteYesFreeSchool groups are encouraged to tour the museum with or without a Docent. There is no charge for New Mexico educational groups attending the museum with their instructor and/or adult chaperones. The Folk Art To Go! school outreach program is registered on a first-come, first-serve basis and includes a 45-minute pre-museum classroom visit, a 60-minute guided exhibition tour, and a 90-minute hands-on art project. Transportation reimbursement is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Our annual Teacher In-Service training includes a curator-led gallery tour/exploration activity, interactive performance/demonstrations by local/international artists, hands-on art activities, and curricular links to the National Core Art Standards. Summer Arts Alive! programming for ages 3-103 connect visitors to the museum's collection through engaging hands-on art making projects led by local/international artists, and Museum Educators.
New Mexico History MuseumMelanie LaBorwit505.476.5044melanie.laborwit@state.nm.usnmhistorymuseum.orgXXXXXXXLimitedNMHM provides Head Start and pre K programs, field trips for K-12, Hands on History and Routes and Routes programs for grades 3-12, curriculum units for Espanola and Santa Fe district After School programs.Collaborations with other organizations for after school, evening and summer programs. New Makerspace workshops in development. Monthly Families Make History Sunday afternoon progams. School groups are encouraged to schedule self guided tours of the museum with chaperones. Pre-visit materials are available by request. With two weeks advance notice teachers and chaperones have free admission in addition to students. Limited transportation reimbursement is available on a first come-first served basis.
NM MESA, IncNicholas Kunz505.428.1773nkunz@nmmesa.orgnmmesa.orgXXXXXXAt School & At Organization's SiteYesFreeNM MESA facilitates STEM enrichment programs in middle schools and high schools throughout New Mexico. Each approved school identifies a MESA ADVISOR at that school, who is the faculty member responsible for holding a weekly MESA student meeting and providing STEM related hands-on experiences for the recruited MESA students at that school. MESA provides materials funding and transportation to field trips, college visits, and regional/statewide MESA events and competitions. Sometimes PD and curricula are available. The school and/or district agrees to pay the MESA advisor a stipend for the year.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and ScienceKelly White505.328.9439kellyj.white@state.nm.uswww.nmnaturalhistory.orgXXXXXXXXXXXAt School & At Organization's SiteNoDepends On ProgramClassroom programming: Educators bring hands-on and engaging natural history programs into your classroom or at our Museum classroom or Garden. All programming can be customized to fit your grade-level, curriculum and needs.( $30.00 fee per classroom) Garden Classes at the Kiwanis Learning Garden ( $5 per student fee with 1 adult free per 6 students). Seasonal camps: The Museum offers day- and week-long camps during summer and winter breaks that are STEM-focused, hand-on fun for kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Junior Docents: This is a community of like-minded teens who are curious about science and engage with the public while working as educators in the Museum's exhibit halls. Clay Science: Explore the Science while you create with clay! Field Trips: groups welcome to explore Museum exhibits, the Planetarium and Dynatheater (fee based on grade and options selected). Financial support may be available for any program.
Office of Archaeological Studies, Museum of New MexicoMollie S. Toll505.476.4412mollie.toll@state.nm.usnmarchaeology.orgXXXXXXXXXFree OAS provides in-school programing on Prehistoric Lifeways, and Prehistoric Technology, as well as teacher training and in-class support for Project Archaeology (a BLM program for 4th-7th grades, with NM components), and social studies resources and support.
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Partners in Education Found. for the Santa Fe Public SchoolsRuthanne Greeley505.474.0240rgreeley@sfpartnersineducation.orgwww.sfpartnersineducation.orgXXXXXXXXResources for SFPS teachers including field trip funding, teacher grants, Teacher Warehouse, ArtWorks program and more.
Performance Santa FeAlice Norris505.984.8759 ext 104alice@performancesantafe.orgperformancesantafe.orgXXXXXAt schools and at performing arts venuesFreePerformance Santa Fe, NM's oldest performing arts organization, hosts three arts education programs - Arts for Life music mentoring, Field Trip Series matinees, and Masterclass Series engagements. Arts for Life brings local, professional musicians and music educators into regularly scheduled SFPS band, choir, orchestra, guitar, and World Music Ensemble rehearsals (15-35 students per class; grades 6-12) for weekly mentoring, support, and evaluation in collaboration with classroom teachers. During COVID-19, mentoring occurred over Google Meet. Additionally, PSF hosts 2-4 Field Trip Series matinees with its world-class presented artists each year to introduce students to the performing arts. Two of these are scheduled at the Lensic PAC through the SPFS PASS program (750 students; grades 5-6), and others are scheduled at schools during class time (90-130 students; grades 6-12). During COVID-19, PSF repurposed its virtual season for educators using customized curricular materials. Lastly, the organization hosts up to a dozen Masterclass Series engagements with its mainstage artists at venues around Santa Fe. These engagements typically involve intermediate or advanced students and occur at a variety of times (15-60 students; grade 5 through graduate school).
Railyard Park ConservancyShannon Palermo971.212.9150shannon@railyardpark.orgwww.railyardpark.orgXXXXXXXXXAt Organization's SiteNoFreeThe Railyard Park Conservancy (RPC) stewards the Railyard Park and the new Acequia Underpass. The RPC offers outdoor science field trips and/or in-service gardening field trips for students of all ages. The RPC collaborates with SITE Santa Fe and Violet Crown to also offer a dual science/art focused field trip called Railyard Days designed for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Besides field trips, the RPC also offers opportunities for students to visit the park on a weekly basis with citizen science data collection, trash pick-up, or by adopting a part of the park to steward. Every April the RPC hosts an Earth Day Celebration in which students are encouraged to participate with an interactive booth or a performance that highlights issues around sustainability, conservation, and climate change. Finally, the RPC facilitates student art in the Railyard Park via the Railyard Art Project.
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Reading QuestRayna Dineen505.920.9709readingquestcenter@gmail.comreadingquestcenter.orgXXXXXXXN/AN/AN/AFree and sliding scale; Depends on the programReading Quest provides year-round, free and affordable, individual and small group tutoring during the school day, afterschool and weekends for children who are struggling to learn how to read. We specialize in supporting students who are reading one or more years behind grade level. We also provide literacy and positive classroom management professional development for teachers and tutors. We also offer intensive summer 'Reading is Magic’ camps for elementary school age children, in collaboration with Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences and Santa Fe Public Schools.
Rio Grande Mindfulness InstituteYvonne available for all educators at all levelsOur daylong programs are interactive, challenging and fun. Eight hours of content is customized for Individual school mission, grade level, and professional roles.

Elements include:
-Identifying with stress, including body sensations and mental experience
-Hands-on experience in the basics of concentrating the mind
-Addressing “mind wandering,” a dominant feature of mental stress
-Mindful approaches to managing emotional distress and conflict
-Individual plans to carry the training into the classroom and personal life
-Dialogue with other professionals on ways to manage stress
-A set of resources including guided mindfulness practices and more
Santa Fe Botanical GardenMollie Parsons505-.471.9103info@santafebotanicalgarden.orgSantafebotanicalgarden. orgXXXXXXXXXXAt School & At Organization's SiteLimited bus stipends30 at Museum Hill, can work with the museum to accomodate 60. 60 at Wetlands (Requires teacher assistance)Free for public schoolsWe offer hands-on programs the reinforce science, art, and history through our Botanical Garden and Wetland Preserve. Learn more on our website at:
Santa Fe Children's MuseumLeona Hillary505.989.8359lhillary@santafechildrensmuseum.orgsantafechildrensmuseum.orgXXXXXXXXXXXSanta Fe Children's Museum offers a venue and quality hands-on programs that encourage "discovering the joys of learning, play, and community." We build upon a child's sense of joy and discovery by cultivating habits of inquiry in the arts, sciences, and humanities through our exhibits, Earthworks garden, daily programs and special community events.
Santa Fe Farmer's Market InstituteMelissa505.983.7726 ext. 2melissa@farmersmarketinstitute.orgfarmersmarketinstitute.orgXXXXXXXAt Organization's SiteNoFreeOn-Demand Field Trips at the Farmers' Market Offering teachers and youth program facilitators the opportunity to supplement their curriculum while offering a rich, fun Market experience for the youth, on-demand field trips provide: ~Brief introduction to the Market’s history and an informal QnA; ~A farmer will speak on a topic that matches the curriculum; ~Age-appropriate scavenger hunt, featuring farmers and seasonal produce. This platform allows us to reach beyond Santa Fe Public Schools to offer an engaging experience to a broad cross-section of youth throughout New Mexico. These field trip opportunities are offered on Tuesday mornings at the Railyard Market, early May through the end of November. We can also occasionally host groups on Saturday mornings.
Santa Fe Science InitiativeSusan Mclntosh505.231.0493santafescience@newmexico.comsfscience.orgXXXXXXN/AN/AN/AThe Santa Fe Science Initiative nurtures the art of doing science and promoting scientific literacy by inspiring and engaging teachers with uniquely crafted professional development workshops taught by a staff of veteran educators. SFSI presents ‘Saturday Science’ workshops throughout the school year as well as an annual week-long Summer Institute.
Santa Fe Watershed AssociationMori Hensley505.231.1371mori@santafewatershed.orgsantafewatershed.orgXXXXXXXXXAt School & At Organization's SiteDepends on ProgramDepends on ProgramDepends On ProgramThe mission of the Santa Fe Watershed Association is to protect and restore the health and vibrancy of the Santa Fe River and its watershed for the benefit of people and the environment. We have several ongoing educational opportunties, most notably "My Water, My Watershed," and are in the process of expanding outreach for the Adopt-an-Arroyo program. This focuses on multifaceted approaches to watershed stewardship, including erosion control, citizen science and monitoring, cleanup, environmental justice, and storytelling.
School for Advanced Research/ Indian Arts Research CenterElysia Poon505.954.7205poon@sarsf.orgsarweb.orgXXXXXXXXXXAt School & At Organization's SiteNoFreeBy provdiing access to its collection of over 12,000 items of Native Southwest art and history, the Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) at the School for Advanced Research provides a rich educational experience about the Indigenous Southwest. Programs include docent or staff-led visits of the collection, which include tours and hands-on opportunities. Limited visits into the schools are available as well. In addition, the IARC is always happy to develop personalized programs to best suit the individual needs of specific groups regardless of age.
SITE Santa FeAmanda Lee505.989.1199 ext.14lee@sitesantafe.orgsitesantafe.orgXXXXXXXXXXyesreimbursement -while funds lastMax 50 at SITEFreeSITE’s education, outreach, and public programs seek to make contemporary art accessible to a wide and diverse audience, stimulate a high level of discourse, and explore multiple perspectives of art and culture on an international scale. Through SITE’s education programs, we seek to be a platform for empowering and educating the next generation of museum professionals, artists, and advocates of art and culture. We aim to build context for contemporary art for our school age community. Through engaging tours of our galleries, hands-on activities, and introduction to featured artist. Our programs aim to raise the voices for future contemporary artist.
Wise Fool New MexicoOriana Lee & Alishiya & alishiya@wisefoolnm.orgwisefoolnewmexico.orgXXXXXXXXXXAt SchoolNoDepends On ProgramLearning circus skills and puppetry is not only fun, it helps youth to develop self confidence, learn and practice teamwork and mutual respect, develop trust in themselves and others, explore their unique self-expression, and develop belief in their ability as artists and performers. It also provides non-competitive physical activity and helps youth develop a positive relationship with their bodies through balance, physical strength, and healthy risk-taking. Wise Fool offers circus and puppetry workshops and performances in school day, and afterschool through our Circus Comes to School program, as well as site visits, afterschool classes, camps, and youth productions at our Siler Road studio.