News & Updates
ECAP team discusses infant mental health at quarterly Lunch & Learn
May 24, 2017
Our ECAP (Early Childhood Accountability Partnership) team hosted the second Connections + Capacity Lunch & Learn to discuss mental health. Guest speaker Liz Martinez, President of the NM Association for Infant...
Launch to Learn curbs summer learning loss
May 19, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Jeanette Brahl, United Way of Central New Mexico, Chief of Communications, 505.245.1740; cell 505.975.7557 Rhiannon Samuel, Office of Mayor Richard J. Berry, Director of Communications,...
Developing a profile of a successful Valencia County graduate
May 17, 2017
Mission: Graduate along with the Valencia County 21st Century Workforce team spent the past several months engaged in conversations with community members to inform the creation of a Valencia County Graduate Profile.
Students Get Training, Meet with Employers at Employment Symposium
May 9, 2017
More than 150 students graced the halls of Intel Corporation in Rio Rancho recently to participate in the second Youth Employment Symposium (YES). The symposium, the brainchild of Kevin Banks of DreamBIG, is held in...
Rotarians Celebrate Successful Pilot Project
Mar 20, 2017
Area Rotarians celebrated the impact that they made on about 1,200, 9-12 grade students in 55 classrooms at Freedom, La Cueva, Del Norte, Manzano, and Highland High Schools, where they taught the Stay in School...
Success Mentor project to help combat attendance problems
Mar 13, 2017
Because attendance is one of the key factors in school success and graduation, Bernalillo High School is hitting the problem from several angles. In addition to working closely with the truancy monitor and liaisons to...
Identifying the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that define student success
Mar 8, 2017
What are the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that today’s high school graduates need to succeed in college, career, and life? That was the key question posed by members of the Mission: Graduate Employment Network and...
Thinking about College? Graduate! ABQ Can Help
Feb 22, 2017
UPDATED Feb. 22, 2017 Graduate! ABQ – helping adults get to and through college. Starting this month, visitors to the New Mexico Workforce Connection Central Region building can get assistance from a Graduate! ABQ...
Good habits start early – why preschool enrollment and attendance matter
Feb 6, 2017
In the first few weeks of my daughter’s kindergarten year, she expressed concern over a few classmates’ behaviors. She told me, “They act like they’re in preschool, hiding under the table, not sitting during circle time...
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