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Lifelong Learning & Healthy Living

The 4th annual EdUprising conference is just around the corner and Dr. Andrew Hsi is looking forward to presenting on his experience implementing programs that provide care for children and families affected by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)–and why we need to consider these factors in education.

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Youth Apprenticeships Advance Equity

Youth apprenticeship is an exciting part of the growing work-based learning landscape in New Mexico. Programs like Future Focused Education’s X3 NeXt Youth Apprenticeship program pave the way for students to succeed in their careers while also helping employers find local talent.

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New Graduation Requirements will Empower Students and Teachers

In 2019, Future Focused Education interviewed young people from around the state to find more equitable ways of assessing their learning as part of the New Mexico Graduation Equity Initiative (NMGEI) through the Public Education Department (PED). These young people told us that the standard graduation requirements are not connected to who they are or what they can actually do.