MSC MISSION & VISION
Media Savvy Citizens' mission is
to facilitate understanding, positive participation,
and meaningful media interaction
for New Mexico learners.
We envision a future where all New Mexico youth and adults are future-ready, media-fluent, digitally-prepared, engaged and connected with their community and the world
in a thoughtful and healthy way.
THE MEDIA SAVVY CITIZENS TEAM
We work with educators and the best talent committed to achieving strong learning outcomes and each project's success.
Our values are driven by:
Curiosity - Innovation - Creativity - Communication - Teamwork
MSC's CEO is a leading voice in media education as designer, educator and advocate serving New Mexico communities for over 20 years. She develops media & technology programs and training across NM. Pamela is an authority in comprehensive media and digital literacy. She holds an MA in Media Studies, BA in Mass Communications and is winner of national awards in her work in media literacy at a statewide and national level. She is the NM Chapter Chair of Media Literacy Now and adjunct instructor at the University of New Mexico.
Founder & CEO
Lisa Jo has been teaching media literacy, activism, and production for over 25 years. She is an adjunct professor at the Santa Fe Community College and the Institute of American Indian Arts. She was Director of Education and Training for Santa Fe’s Youth Media Project from 2005-2010. Lisa received two Santa Fe “Teachers Who Inspire” awards and multiple radio production awards from The Milwaukee Press Club and the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. She holds an M.A. in Special Education from the University of New Mexico, and a BFA from the University of Wisconsin.
LISA JO GOLDMAN
Elizabeth has a proven track record as a pioneer and builder of successful organizations in both the public and private sectors. She is a versatile, results-oriented professional with extensive experience in growth, planning, and management of diverse people, organizations, and products. Before serving as Director the Taos Community Foundation (2001-2016), she was executive director of the Santa Fe Community College’s Intercultural Community Leadership Institute, working to build responsive, culturally appropriate programs.
ELIZABETH CRITTENDEN PALACIOS
Elizabeth has designed and implemented programs as curriculum, data coordinator and Instructional coach at her blended school Taos Academy Charter School. She works to develop the capacity of teachers who are engaged in digital and personalized learning. Elizabeth was recently named State Ambassador for the NM Teacher Leader Network. She holds an MA in Educational Technology and Curriculum Design.
Innovation & Education Technologist
Chief Editor, Office Administration
RIVER LARK MADISON
of Bootcamp Training
THE MSC MODEL
Working towards good digital citizenship, participants are encouraged to ask questions, explore ideas, develop thoughtful responses, and take an active role in consuming and analyzing media, media culture, and its role in society. Together we transform the absorption of media and participation with media and technology using the MSC model.
MSC SCHOOLS & ORGANIZATIONS
Our focus is to build equity across NM. applying a sustainable approach.
Below is a list of MSC schools & clients benefiting from our training, consulting, curriculum development, workshops, and resources.
3 factors contribute to our success - as reported to external evaluators.
NM SCHOOL DISTRICTS PARTICIPATING IN MSC TRAINING:
Aztec Municipal School District
Albuquerque Public Schools
Belen Consolidated Schools
Bernalillo Public Schools
Central Consolidated School District
Des Moines Municipal Schools
Española Public Schools
Farmington Municipal Schools
Floyd Municipal Schools
J. Paul Taylor Academy Charter
Hatch Valley Public Schools
Hobbs Municipal Schools
Las Cruces Public Schools
Logan Municipal Schools
Lovington Municipal Schools
Reserve Independent Schools
Rio Rancho Public Schools
Ruidoso Municipal School District
Santa Fe Public Schools
Socorro Consolidated Schools
South Valley Prep Charter
Taos Charter School- TMS
Taos Integrated School of the Arts
Taos International School
Turquoise Trail Charter Schools
Truth or Consequences
West Las Vegas School District
NM SCHOOL DISTRICTS
ACCESSING MSC WEBINARS & RESOURCES:
Cobre Consolidated School District
Clovis Unified School District
Deming Public Schools
Gallup McKinley County Schools
Grady Municipal Schools
Hagerman Municipal Schools
Jemez Valley Public Schools
Pojoaque Valley School District
Portales Municipal Schools
Raton Public Schools
Santo Domingo Schools
Santa Rosa Consolidated
Taos Municipal Schools
Tucumcari Public Schools
Tularosa Municipal School District
Wagon Mound Public Schools
Zuni Public School District
NM ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVING OUR SERVICES:
Media Literacy Now
NM Humanities Council
Santa Fe Youth Works
Santa Fe Council on International Relations
Taos Education Collaborative
The University of New Mexico
7000 BC Comics
PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS
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