We want to help ensure our communities have the educational resources and support they need to thrive, both now and in the future.

In that spirit, we have implemented several programs in support of education, particularly for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) education.

Solar Car Race Event

PNM Solar Car Race Event

PNM is an active partner in several programs that support STEM education:

  • UNM-PNM Statewide Math Contest – Math contest for grades 7-12, rewarding teachers, students and schools for mathematics excellence.
  • PNM Power Camp – A hands-on summer camp for 7thand 8th graders interested in math and science.
  • PNM Sustainable Technology Lab – A CNM facility where students can learn the mechanics of solar energy.
  • PNM Renewable Tech Scholars – $1,000 scholarships for CNM students in the School of Applied Technologies.
  • PNM-Sponsored STEM Education Lunch & Learn Series at NMSU – For Albuquerque high school students.
  • Sponsor of the New Mexico State Science Fair – Supporting environmental projects.
  • San Juan College Industrial Apprenticeship Training Program – Provides students with the necessary skills to become a journeyman.