News & Updates
Rotarians inspire students to stay in school
Nov 21, 2018
A partnership between Albuquerque area Rotary Clubs, Mission: Graduate, and several Albuquerque Public Schools high schools is helping students to understand the value of their educations. 1,475 surveys showed that...
Proposed attendance policy changes presented to state legislature
Nov 14, 2018
Angelo Gonzales, United Way of Central New Mexico Chief Strategy Officer testified before the Legislative Education Study Committee (LESC) staff with Rep. Pat Ruiloba as an expert witness on chronic absenteeism and the...
Valencia County group works to build career-ready communities
Nov 13, 2018
The Valencia County Partnership for a Career Ready Community welcomed guests and celebrated their accomplishments at a Matanza barbecue recently. The barbecue was donated by Virginia Smith of Adelante Consulting and...
STEAM conference arms childcare providers with tools needed
Nov 11, 2018
More than 125 childcare providers and teachers participated in the Building Science Learning in Early Childhood conference sponsored by Explora with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The...
Young leaders guide high achievers in career exploration discussions
Oct 15, 2018
Young Leaders Society (YLS), a donor group of the United Way of Central New Mexico, is partnering with Mission: Graduate to provide a speaker series entitled "Young Leaders Connection" for students at College and Career...
Career options re-imagined at annual career day
Oct 4, 2018
Mission: Graduate in partnership with Rio Grande High School hosted about 400 eighth grade students at the second annual Pride to Profession Career Day. The day is intended to give students an opportunity to learn about...
Jessica Nojek joins Mission: Graduate as executive director
Sep 28, 2018
We're pleased to announce that Jessica Nojek has joined Mission: Graduate as its Executive Director. Jessica will oversee a team of employees under the leadership of UWCNM’s Chief Strategy Officer, Angelo Gonzales, who...
Mission: Graduate, APS and Partners Host Career Day at Rio Grande High School
Sep 20, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Sept. 21, 2018 Contacts: United Way of Central New Mexico: Jeanette Brahl, 505.975.7557 Albuquerque Public Schools: Monica Armenta, 505.880.3734
Fourth annual Attendance Conference focuses on building systems of supports for improving attendance
Sep 19, 2018
More than 375 school-based attendance team members from across the state participated in the fourth annual Attendance Conference hosted by Mission: Graduate in partnership with area schools. This conference is held...
City of Albuquerque resources discussed at Connections + Capacity Lunch and Learn
Aug 22, 2018
Claire Dudley Chavez, Senior Education Policy Advisor with the City of Albuquerque, spoke to a full house about the City’s resources during the most recent Connections + Capacity Lunch and Learn. Hosted by the Early...