Innovation and Instructional Support

Innovation and Instructional Support is made up of 4 main areas: The Cooperative for Teaching for Teaching and Learning (CTL), Design and Curriculum Development, Innovative Programs, and Quality Assurance and Brightspace Support.

Our department provides robust options for faculty related to:

  • instructional support,
  • curriculum development and enhancements,
  • quality matters,
  • professional development,
  • training

Innovation and Instructional Support provides robust Brightspace support both in-person and virtually, through our real-time zoom room options.

Innovative programs include a selection of accelerated, all-inclusive, full-service programs such as:

  • CNM's Online College,
  • Business Fast Track,
  • Teaching Education and Special Education Fast Track,
  • Bilingual Programs

For more information please contact Innovation and Instructional Support - InstructionalSupport@cnm.edu

Memberships, Agreements, and Guidelines

OLC MembersOnline Learning Consortium (OLC) 

Central New Mexico Community College has become institutional members of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) formerly Sloan-C. The Online Learning Consortium is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements Approved Institution LogoState Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)

Central New Mexico Community College has recently been approved to participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) via the NM Higher Education Department and the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). As a participating institution, CNM Online Courses/Programs need to follow the Interregional Guidelines for the Evaluation of Distance Education programs. SARA Guidelines.

Higher Learning Commission

Guidelines for the Evaluation of Distance Education (Online Learning)