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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.

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News from the NM EDGE

It's official! NM EDGE/NM CPM has earned accreditation for another 6 years!

Thank you to NCPMC, NM EDGE Team, our NM Public Service Partners on our Advisory Board, our Public Servant Students, our Public Service Practitioner Instructors, and NM Cooperative Extension Service!


INPUT Survey deadline is fast approaching! DEADLINE: 7/18/2018


Your INPUT is IMPORTANT to us! Please complete the INPUT SURVEY, before the July 18, 2018 deadline...

Before we finalize our schedule of classes, we want to give you the opportunity to provide us with your input on classes. To provide us with your input, here are a few recommended steps:

1) Be sure to check your transcript by visiting our website at: NM EDGE Student Record and Enrollment Site.

2) Use our certification checklist to identify the classes you want to take in September.

3) Click on the input link here: September 2018 Input.

4) Find the certification you are working towards.

5) Click on each class needed to earn certification, if you wish that we offer it in September.

6) Please submit your input by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

7) If you are working on more than one certification, you can give us your wish list for both on the same survey under the appropriate designation.

QUESTIONS? Please give us a call at (575) 646-0314 or send us an email: NM EDGE. -Your NM EDGE Team!

NM Public Finance Classes Level I & Level II

Monday - August 6, 2018

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

                     CPM 265 IT Security for Non-IT Managers

Tuesday - August 7, 2018

8:30 am - 11:30 am

                      NMF 101A - Accounting I A: Key Concepts
                      NMF 201 - Public Finance Law

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

                       NMF 101B - Accounting I B: Key Concepts
                       NMF 202 - Debt Management

Wednesday - August 8, 2018

8:30 am - 11:30 am

                        NMF102A - Accounting II A: Accounting Concepts
                        NMF 203 - Interpreting Audited Financial Statements

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

                         NMF 102B - Accounting II B: Accounting Concepts
                         NMF 204 - Finance Policies and Best Practices

Thursday - August 9, 2018

8:30 am - 11:30 am

                         NMF 110 - Internal Controls (Formerly FP 110)
                         NMF 206 - Post-employment Benefits

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

                         NMF103 - Cash Handling
                         NMF 205 - Economics & Revenue Forecasting

Friday - August 10, 2018

8:30 am - 11:30 am

                          NMF 244 - Insurance in the Public Sector (Pre-req 144)
                          CPM 146 - Capital Planning and Financing

Questions? Please call us at (575) 646-0335 or (575) 646-4304

Thank you for your continued support of the NM EDGE and please let us know how we can better support you in your pursuit of your educational goals!


Certificate Audit Submission Information

Audit Submission window is June 18 - July 18, 2018.

If you have completed classes towards a certification, be sure to submit an audit during the next Audit window, which is:

June 18 - July 18, 2018.

Go to the NM EDGE Student Record and Enrollment Site.

  • Using the navigation bar on the left, select Certification Audit. Use the arrow to show the menu of certification choices, select the audit you want, and then submit. Please press submit ONLY once.
  • The audit is to verify that you have completed all of your classes, and to assign you an Academic Advisor to work with you on your Culminating Experience, and to prepare you for graduation.
  • For those of you who have completed all of your CPS classes, please submit your audit right away. The CPS Assessments are by invitation only. Once we know who qualifies to be invited, we will notify you and set the date.

Thank you for your help as we strive to support you in achieving your goals.
Best wishes! Your NM EDGE Team

Helpful Tip Sheets

Our Team

  • Mary C. DeLorenzo, Program Director
  • Elia Galindo, Database Report Writer
  • Jeanine Eden, Program Coordinator
  • Chantel Barton, Sr. Fiscal Assistant
  • Marilyn Cimalore, Program Assistant
  • Corinna Cogburn, Program Assistant
  • Anissa Nuanez, Program Support
  • Tyler Koehler, Program Support

The NM EDGE (Albuquerque)
Building K at CNM's Montoya Campus Montgomery at Morris
(in collaboration with CNM)
Phone: (575) 646-0314

The NM EDGE (Las Cruces)
NMSU Main Campus
Gerald Thomas Hall
Room 275
Las Cruces, NM 80003
Phone: (575) 646-4304

The NM EDGE (Santa Fe)
4001 Office Court Drive
Suite 308
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507