Educational Institutions

Cooperative Educational Services

Quick Facts

aka CES

Albuquerque, NM


CES is a vital and integral part of the public educational system of New Mexico. The primary purpose of CES is to assist members to better meet the educational needs of their students. To accomplish this end, CES shall cooperatively plan with member administrators resulting in the identification of needs, priorities and resources to assist members. CES shall initiate action at member request to implement programs based upon the results of cooperative planning.

I. B. 1. Mission Statement
To provide superior services through strategic partnerships

I. B. 2. Vision Statement
To be the provider of choice in meeting the procurement needs of educational and Governmental Entities in New Mexico

I. B. 3. Value Statement
To be recognized as one of the best cooperative service agencies in the country, and the provider of choice in New Mexico Value Statement
• Responsiveness to customers' needs
• Providing greater value and convenience
• Providing exceptional personnel, products and service
• Personalized attention
• Adherence to high ethical standards

Ruling Year


Executive Director

David Chavez

Main Address

4216 Balloon Park Rd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109 USA


cooperative purchasing, educational support, technical support, special education services, temporary staffing, consultants





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Management & Technical Assistance (B02)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Management & Technical Assistance (W02)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is an arm of a state or local government.

Programs + Results

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Ancillary Services

Educator Placement (REAP)

Food Purchasing Program

Professional Services

Professional Development

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Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable


Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

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Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

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Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

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Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

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