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Phone: 575-751-3109 | Fax: 575-751-3394
110 Paseo del Cañon West Taos, NM 87571


McKinney Vento Act Information

Eligibility and Contact Information

The McKinney Vento Act requires schools to enroll students experiencing homelessness immediately even if the documentation requested for enrollment is not available.All students have a right to a free and appropriate education. 

-Families who are doubled up, due to hardship (living with friends or relatives)
-Families who live in a shelter
-Families who live in hotels/motels
-Families who live in public abandoned places
-Family lives in a place that does not have appropriate accommodations (Such as:lacks water, lacks electricity or heat, lacks working kitchen or working bathroom, is infested with vermin or mold; presents danger to adults, children or persons with disabilities)

If you think you may be eligible please contact:
Melissa Montoya, McKinney Vento Laison
575-571-751-3109 ext 105

School Counseling Team

Angelina Vialpando, School Counselor and 504 Coordinator As a school counselor and advocate, I provide social-emotional, academic, and career support to all students.  With 13 years of experience working with students, as a teacher and counselor, I have confirmed that I love working in an educational setting and being part of a team.  I received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History at Northern Arizona University and a Secondary Teaching Certification at Northern New Mexico Community College.  After teaching for 6 years, I received a Master of Arts degree in School Counseling at Adams State University.  I am thrilled to bring this experience to work with students and families in this amazing community!  

If you would like more info on the SAT and/or 504 process please contact Angelina. 

Angelina Vialpando- [email protected]