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Inquiry Science Education Consortium

Inquiry Science Education Consortium (ISEC) Science Resource Center in Chimayó

Behind the scenes at our Science Resource Center

Get a behind the scenes look at our Science Resource Center in Chimayó, New Mexico. This is where our Inquiry Science Education Consortium (ISEC) team assembles STEM curriculum kits focusing on physical and earth sciences for students in grades K-6 throughout Northern New Mexico.
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STEM Curriculum and Science Resource Center

ISEC’s STEM curriculum modules (sometimes called kits) are a key component to facilitating science inquiry in the classroom. The Science Resource Center (SRC), our warehouse in Chimayó, manages the purchasing, catalogs items, prepares them to be sent to the schools,…

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ISEC Teacher Training

Interested in becoming an ISEC teacher? The LANL Foundation offers ISEC Teacher Training three times a year – our annual four-day Summer Teachers’ Institute, as well as two make-up training sessions in the fall and winter. These trainings include condensed…

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Teacher Leader Cadre

What’s the Teacher Leader Cadre? The LANL Foundation’s Teacher Leader Cadre consists of Science Teacher Leaders representing every ISEC school in Northern New Mexico. It has consistently grown and transformed into a high-level support system used by teachers, principals, and…

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Isaac Ortiz

Isaac Ortiz became part of the LANL Foundation in late 2015 as part of the Science Resource Center team. He is involved in the complex inventory of hundreds of hands-on STEM learning materials, logistics of module delivery and pick up,…

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Gerard Martinez

Gerard is from Española, NM and is a graduate of Española Valley High School. He enjoys outdoor activities such as riding dirt bikes and snowboarding. He is pleased to be a part of the ISEC program of the Foundation for…

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Monica Herrera

Monica became a part of the LANL Foundation in 2015, bringing her diverse background to the Science Resource Center. Her organization skills are a valuable asset to keep the warehouse and hundreds of hands-on learning materials in order for the…

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Nick Garcia

Nick Garcia became part of the LANL Foundation in 2018 as part of the Science Resource Center team. He is involved in the complex inventory of hundreds of hands-on STEM learning materials, module delivery and pick up, and refurbishment in…

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