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New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2016
The New Mexico Higher Education Department strives to bring leadership, guidance, and assistance to New Mexico's higher education stakeholders. The HED is committed to promoting best practices, institutional fiscal responsibility, and student achievement. Everything the agency does is through the lens of supporting New Mexico's higher education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Annual Reports, Educational Improvement, Education Work Relationship
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Morales, Sara; Sainz, Terri – Learning Professional, 2017
Imagine teachers, administrators, and university mathematicians and staff learning together in a lab setting where students are excited about attending a week-long summer math event because they are at the forefront of the experience. Piloted in three New Mexico classrooms during summer 2014, MathLab expanded into 17 lab settings over six…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mathematics Education, Pilot Projects, Summer Programs
Pitzl, Jerry – Phi Delta Kappan, 2011
The New Mexico Rural Revitalization Initiative (NMRRI), an innovative program to enhance the growth and development of rural communities, involves schools and students as part of a holistic approach. The program requires community members to take responsibility for revitalizing their economy and fosters an entrepreneurial spirit among students.
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Rural Areas, Community Development, Rural Development
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2015
The New Mexico Higher Education Department (HED) and higher education institutions (HEIs) have set long-term statewide goals to increase 4-year graduation rates, improve transfer and articulation, and improve remedial education outcomes. HED is pursuing these goals through the following initiatives: (1) Statewide common course numbering and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Annual Reports, Educational Improvement, Education Work Relationship
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Blanchard, Rosemary Ann; Casados, Felicia; Sheski, Harry – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2009
This article discusses the context in which rural community colleges seek to serve diverse constituencies of adult learners. A variety of innovative approaches to serving diverse adult learners are being undertaken by New Mexico State University at Grants, a two-year college in the New Mexico State University system serving a culturally diverse…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Adult Education, Adult Students, Educational Innovation
Shepherd, Nancy Kay – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to determine if there was sufficient emphasis on senior college programming in New Mexico public higher education institutions and if that programming should be formalized. It was suggested that an initiative among New Mexico higher education institutions be undertaken to create a statewide network for senior college…
Descriptors: Expertise, Higher Education, Research Design, Retirement
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2013
The performance of higher education in New Mexico--measured by cost-efficiency, degree production, graduation rates, and a host of other metrics--remains exceptionally low in comparison with all but two or three other states. For most of the 2013 calendar year the Higher Education Department worked on various fronts to address the most pressing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Annual Reports, Enrollment Trends, Academic Persistence
Amezcua, Luis G. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of safety training is to avoid or at least decrease the number of work-related accidents and deaths. This study was concerned with the role that native language plays in effective training of adult construction workers in New Mexico. Specifically, this study examined workers' and trainers' perceptions of the effectiveness of safety…
Descriptors: Safety, Training, Construction Industry, Skilled Workers
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Kuhl, Eleanor – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2010
Linda Taylor (Dine) raises sheep and horses, creates sculpture, paints, teaches traditional weaving classes, hunts solo for elk and deer, and volunteers at the Methodist Thrift Shop. In the past, she has also cared for Native children in need, and she is currently applying to foster a Navajo girl. On weekends, she sells bales of hay at the…
Descriptors: Tribes, Lifelong Learning, Tribally Controlled Education, American Indian Education
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Kinzer, Cathy; Taft, Laura – Journal of Staff Development, 2012
Monte Vista Elementary School is one of 24 K-5 elementary schools in Las Cruces Public Schools, an urban district in southern New Mexico. The school's 450 students reflect the diversity of its Southwestern community: 75% Hispanic, 17% English language learners, and 68% free or reduced lunch, thus qualifying Monte Vista as a Title I school. Monte…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Urban Schools, High Achievement, Outcomes of Education
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2011
Although it is known that many persons under community supervision need and eventually want correctional education programs, little is known about the providers and characteristics of these educational programs. This report provides an overview of initiatives at the national and state levels supporting new approaches to community supervision and…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Teaching Methods, National Organizations, Supervision
Wittstrom, Kristina M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Today's healthcare professional is challenged to stay current with increasingly complex therapeutic challenges, greater societal needs and expectations, and a public demand for the best possible care. Professional learning opportunities are needed to develop new knowledge, skills, or abilities to address specific matters encountered during…
Descriptors: Pharmaceutical Education, Professional Education, Semi Structured Interviews, Case Studies
Greathouse, Dan; Shaughnessy, Michael F. – Exceptional Parent, 2010
Ginger Blalock is an educational consultant in the area of career development and transition for youth with special needs, currently serving as facilitator for the NMPED-funded Transition Outcomes Project and Statewide Transition Coordinating Council, educational consultant for Technet's administration of the NMDWS WIRED Project (Workforce…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Career Development, Community Based Instruction (Disabilities)
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Richmond, Laurie; Di Piero, Daniela; Espinoza, Flowers; Simeonoff, Teacon; Faraday, Margaret – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2010
On a small island belonging to the Alutiiq people of Old Harbor, 11 people sat around a campfire. Two community leaders, a nonprofit organizer, an academic scholar, a native filmmaker, and six young people from the Indian reservation of Taos Pueblo in New Mexico gathered after a day of interacting with Old Harbor residents--fishing, hunting and…
Descriptors: Young Adults, American Indians, Indigenous Populations, Community Leaders
Pleasants, Rachel – Jobs for the Future, 2011
"Accelerating Opportunity" responds to the nation's growing need for improved pathways from Adult Basic Education (ABE) to credentials of value in the labor market. It builds on promising practices developed in "Breaking Through," an initiative of Jobs for the Future and the National Council for Workforce Education, and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Postsecondary Education, Education Work Relationship, Integrated Curriculum
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