High Plains Regional Education Cooperative


Employment Opportunity - Business Manager Trainee

High Plains Regional Education Cooperative #3 is accepting applications for the position of Business Manager Trainee. This position will require a six-month training/evaluation period from July 1, 2023, to December 31, 2023.

Essential Job Functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning and overseeing the functions of the Business Office
  • Knowledge of all phases of budget preparation and maintenance
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the HPREC team, member district leaders, and auditors
  • Commitment to maintain regulatory compliance, in all aspects of the organization

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related field
  2. Possess or have the ability to obtain a New Mexico School Business Official License
  3. Three years of experience in a similar position, with experience in a regional education cooperative, service agency, or New Mexico school district preferred.
  4. Knowledge of the Tyler Technology Visions Financial Management System preferred

Salary will be based on education and experience. 

For a complete job description and to apply for the position, please submit the following information to R. Stephen Aguirre, Executive Director via email or at (575-445-7090).

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Copies of Licenses and Certifications
  • (An application form will be provided.)

NMRECA Statewide Technology Initiative

High Plains REC is excited to be a part of a statewide initiative to identify and provide resources and solutions to technology related issues and deficits.

In partnership with the New Mexico Regional Education Cooperatives Association (NMRECA) and the New Mexico Public Education Department, the project is comprised of several components to meet the needs of students and staff located around the state in public school districts and charters.

Please visit our NMRECA Statewide Technology Initiative page for more information.

2023 High Plains Special Education Law Conference

High Plains Regional Education Cooperative #3 is pleased to host an annual Special Education Law Conference. Presenters are from the Walsh Gallegos Law Firm. These highly sought-after attorneys will provide participants with the latest in compliance guidance, best practices, and legal insight in areas that impact your Special Education program.

Check back soon for information on our 2023 conference.

Please visit our SPED Law Conference page for more information and to register online.