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Curriculum Materials Collection (K-12): CMC

K-12 curriculum materials

What is the Curriculum Materials Collection?

The Curriculum Materials Collection (CMC) is one of six Regional Evaluation Centers for the Instructional Materials Bureau of the New Mexico Department of Public Education. It is a collection of K-12 textbooks and teaching materials reviewed for adoption by the New Mexico Board of Public Education for use in New Mexico public schools. After the evaluation period is completed, CMC items are listed in the Golden Library Catalog.

Location: GSSC 202: 2nd floor; S.E. Corner 

Set-up an Appointment : 575-562-2629

The CMC serves:
School districts in Eastern New Mexico
Students in teacher training programs
Home school families

Curriculum Materials Collection:

Arranged by subject area and year of adoption
Elementary and secondary texts
Teacher and curriculum guides, media kits and unit plans
CMC items are kept in the collection until superseded by new textbook adoption, usually six years.
Superseded materials will be given away every spring semester, usually in April. Check this page for exact dates when applicable
Materials are listed in the online catalog and can be checked out at the Circulation Desk on the main floor of the library.


Curriculum Materials Shelving Guide:

Materials are shelved by subject area and year of review.

1/2013: Careers and Technical Education/CTE

1/2019: Careers and Technical Education/CTE and Mathematics (coming to shelves summer 2020)

2/2014: 9-12 English & Language Arts/ELA and Modern Languages/ML

3/2015: K-8 English & Language Arts/ELA and Modern Languages/ML

4/2016: K-12 Social Studies

5/2011: K-12 Sciences

5/2017: K-12 Health

6/2012: Arts and Mathematics

6/2018: Arts and Science (Will be shelved summer 2019)

Library Resources

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  • Spring Semester
  • Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-midnight
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: Noon-9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon-midnight
  • Special Collections
  • Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Contact:
  • Library Reception: 575.562.2624
  • Reference Services: 575.562.2638, Text us: 575.214.7507
  • Circulation Services: 575.562.2634

Curriculum Materials Collection Librarian

Susan Asplund's picture
Susan Asplund
Portales, NM