Speaker

Milo McMinn

Milo McMinn

Director of Career and Technical Education for Aztec Municipal School District

Panel (TBD)

Milo McMinn is the Director of Career and Technical Education for Aztec Municipal School District, located in Aztec NM.  In his first 9 months in this position, Milo has successfully increased students’ equity and access to site-based dual credit, created a new work-based learning program, and has done a complete redesign of CTE course sequencing with the implementation in 11 CTE pathways. 

Prior to coming to Aztec, Milo McMinn is the founding Principal of Bond Wilson Technical Center which is a New Mexico Public Education Department designated early college high school academy.  BWTC offers CCSD high school students in grades 10th through 12th dual credit coursework in collaboration with Navajo Technical University.  In just three years of being open, Mr. McMinn generated 2.8 million dollars in donations and grants to start new initiatives, build 6 new state-of-the-art labs, and work to renovate the school site to better promote student learning. Through collaboration with industry partners such as Raytheon, Arizona Public Service, North American Coal- Bisti Fuels, and Navajo Transitional Energy Company, BWTC has become a successful early college CTE center that offers students relevant industry-based hands-on learning while giving students engaging experiences through activities like state skills competitions, guest speakers, industry field trips, internships, and hands-on industry-based projects. Milo was also awarded the 2021 NMACTE Career and Technical Education Administrator of the year for his work in providing new and innovative CTE programming to students who reside both on and off the Navajo Nation.