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Attendance and Engagement

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Reducing Chronic Absenteeism in our schools

Since 2017, Mission: Graduate has been working with community partners and schools in central New Mexico in creating and implementing effective school-based attendance teams. To support these teams, we host two conferences annualy designed to connect teams to resources, provide training on data management and provide informational materials. 

In 2019, United Way of Central New Mexico's Chief Strategy Officer Angelo Gonzales served as an expert witness supporting HB236, The Attendance for Success Act, which made its way through the legislative process and now awaits the Governor's signature. 

By working together with our school and community partners we have created attendance guides which include talking points and tips used by school leaders and community partners. The guides are currently under revision.

We also created an Every Day Matters Attendance Awareness Campaign Toolkit with ready-to-use communications designed for parents and schools.

Additional Resources 

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Leadership

Staff

Teri Wimborne

Director of Collective Impact

505-247-3671

teri@missiongraduatenm.org

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Partners

Angelo Gonzales
United Way of Central New Mexico
Deborah Good
Future Focused Education
Selena Hardy
Mission: Graduate
Mission: Graduate Master Calendar
Mission Graduate
Tracy McDaniel
Mission Graduate
Kristine Meurer
APS District Office
Patsy Nelson
NM Alliance for School-Based Health Care
Hanh Nguyen
Emily Padilla
Mission: Graduate / United Way of Central New Mexico
Rose Poston
New Mexico PBS
Michael Privett
New Mexico PBS
Kay Provolt
JAG-NM
Jerilynn Sans
MRCOG
Gloria Schneller
ABC Community School Partnership
Andrea Trybus
Community Volunteer
Lindsay Waite
Lindsay Waite Photography and Freelance
Sid Ware
Tri-County Juvenile Justice Board
Teri Wimborne
Mission Graduate
Renata Witte
NMPTA
Laurel Wyckoff
http://www.newmexicopbs.org/New Mexico PBS / KNME