News & Updates
YLS speaker series formalized and expanded
Apr 19, 2019
United Way of Central New Mexico’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) has been invited to expand the Young Leaders Connection speaker series to incoming freshmen at College and Career High School (CCHS) during the upcoming...
September Attendance Conference: Call for Presenters
Apr 16, 2019
Plans for Mission: Graduate's 2019 Attendance Team Support Conference are underway and organizers are calling for presenters. This year’s conference will focus on sharing team strengths and working through barriers to...
Leann Kravitz takes on Vision Council Co-Chair role
Mar 19, 2019
Mission: Graduate is pleased to welcome Leean Kravitz as the new Vision Council Co-Chair with Albuquerque Public School Superintendent Raquel Reedy. Leean, who is vice president of Public Affairs at Fidelity Investments...
Legislature passes HB236, the Attendance for Success Act
Mar 15, 2019
The 2019 New Mexico legislation session ended with House Bill 236 completing its way through the legislative process and passing the full House and Senate with unanimous support. It now awaits the governor's signature...
Schools and business reps brainstorm potential models for working together
Mar 6, 2019
Several employer partners teamed up with school staff from Highland, Manzano, West Mesa, and Rio Grande high schools to discuss how working together could help students gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes for...
Students learn the value of a good handshake and potential career paths
Mar 4, 2019
Almost 300 Los Lunas High School students learned tips to help them land a job in Los Lunas during a career exploration day. More than 50 Los Lunas employers and community members provided mentoring and more during...
Strategies that increase attendance shared at conference
Feb 15, 2019
Almost 200 attendance team members representing 55 schools participated in the 2019 Every Day Matters Attendance Follow up Conference recently. The conference objective was to help school-based teams learn about the...
Highlights of Groundhog Job Shadow Week
Feb 14, 2019
Almost 900 students from 15 area schools shadowed employees at 30 different businesses during Groundhog Job Shadow Week (GJSW) in February. Take a look at some of the highlights.
Groundhog Job Shadow Week kicks off
Feb 4, 2019
ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Feb. 4, 2019: Almost 900 students from 15 area schools will shadow employees at 30 different businesses during Groundhog Job Shadow Week (GJSW). A kick-off event will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 4 at...