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Nadyne Gardner

 
Nadyne Gardner is a nationally recognized educator who has been working in the Truth or Consequences area since the late 1970s. She holds a B.S. in Education from the University of New Mexico and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Western New Mexico University; in addition, she did graduate coursework at both U.C. Santa Barbara and New Mexico Tech. In 2000, Nadyne was awarded an honorary doctorate from Western New Mexico University.

As Program Manager for the Learning Center, Nadyne secured significant funding to initiate and support distance education in Sierra County; her efforts to bring satellite and ITV-delivered courses to Truth or Consequences have made available an ever-expanding variety of certifications, associate and bachelor degrees, and continuing education classes. In addition, she has worked extensively with the Economic Development Administration, the Welfare to Work Program, the Public Regulations Commission, the State and U.S. Departments of Education, and numerous other organizations. At the invitation of the President, Nadyne Gardner also represented state educators, and received the New Mexico Teachers Award, at the inauguration of George Bush in 1988.

A tireless volunteer, Nadyne has served in an official capacity on the Education Commission of the States, The Junior League of America, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America, the Sierra County Economic Development Administration, the New Mexico Republican Party, and the Rotary Club of Truth or Consequences. For her extensive work with local public television and with women’s support organizations in the area, Nadyne received the Governor’s Status of Women Award in 1995.

The Truth or Consequences campus of Western New Mexico University was officially named the Gardner Learning Center in 2002.


 
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