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ENLACE - New Mexico
1 University of New Mexico
Contact Name:
Josh Corbin
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Program Description:
The ENLACE Statewide Collaborative focuses on student access and success, family and community engagement, leadership and professional development, and policy development. We provide coaching, mentoring, and tutoring to increase retention and to promote graduation at elementary, middle, and high schools. We are also involved in a variety of student success initiatives to increase retention and to promote graduation in higher education. We currently have a 93% retention rate and a 90% graduation rate for participants in our initiatives. We also administer an ENLACE Legislative Internship, an ENLACE Ambassador Program, and are involved in a variety of other collaborative leadership and professional development initiatives involving students, families, and community leaders.
To increase the high school AND college retention and graduation rates of Latino and other students at the higher education institutes around the state of New Mexico while smoothing the transition process from one level of the education pipeline to the next. We know that students who have support systems in place have a higher success rate of college completion. Through access to academic and financial support services we motivate our students toward the successful completion of their post-secondary education goals.
Latino Students
High School (9-12):