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Attendance and Engagement

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Reducing Chronic Absenteeism in Preschool Through High School

How are we reducing chronic absenteeism? By working together with our school and community partners we have created attendance guides with talking points and tips for school leaders and community partners.

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

Our Every Day Matters Attendance Resources page had attendance resources for schools and parents.  

Every Day Matters Tips and Resources

We are partnering with New Mexico PBS to produce and disseminate radio and television PSAs and other marketing materials to raise awareness about the impact of not going to school regularly. We are helping schools form attendance teams that are using chronic absence data to design school and community-based strategies for attendance improvement.

Finally, we are reaching out to employers to provide sponsorships and incentives for attendance improvement.

 

Leadership

Patsy Nelson

Chair Person

NM Alliance for School-Based Health Care

patsycnelson@msn.com

Kelly Callahan

Chair Person

NM Coalition for Charter Schools

kelly@nmccs.org

Staff

Teri Wimborne

Director of Collective Impact

505-247-3671

teri@missiongraduatenm.org

Meetings & Events

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Related Research

Full Speed Ahead, 2014 Annual Data Report Year: 2014 Author: Mission: Graduate
Ready Together, Each Child Thrives, 2015 Early Childhood Report Year: 2015 Author: Early Childhood Accountability Partnership
Left in the Margins: Asian American Students and the No Child Left Behind Act Year: 2008 Author: Brian Redondo, Khin Mai Aung, Margaret Fung, Nancy W. Yu
Publisher:
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Preventing Student Disengagement and Keeping Students on the Graduation Path in Urban Middle-Grades Schools: Early Identification and Effective Interventions Year: 2007 Author: Robert Balfanz, Liza Herzog, Douglas J. Mac Iver
Book/Journal Title:
Educational Psychologist

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