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  • Richard W. Riley Speech - February 23, 2015 +

    Richard W. Riley, Former Governor of South Carolina, Former U.S. Secretary of Education - House Education Policy Review and Reform Task Force - February 23, 2015

    Good afternoon – and thank you for this opportunity to make a few observations as this Task Force begins its important work. I congratulate Speaker Jay Lucas

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  • Legislative Day Speech +

    The following is the transcript of the speech given by Danette Townsend , NMASA Chair at Legislative Day.

    "Good Morning, as was said my name is Danette Townsend and I am the chair of the NM AfterSchool Alliance Leadership Council. NMASA is a network of afterschool stakeholders across NM that work

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  • Deadline Approaching: Student Video Contest Closes Feb 19 +

    a1sx2_Thumbnail1_Outreach_Flyer_400x514.jpg World of 7 Billion Video Contest - Back by popular demand, the World of 7 Billion student video contest can help you bring technology and creativity into your high school classes. The contest challenges your students to create a short (60 seconds or less) video illustrating the connection between world population growth

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  • National AfterSchool Association eNews - January 2015 +

    2015 Afterschool Trends 2015 01 07 13 04 55

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  • NMPBS & NMASA Create Video for Stakeholders +

    pbsnm In partnership with New Mexico Public Broadcast System, NMASA has created a video that can be used to educate key stakeholders in your community about the importance of afterschool programs for New Mexico's children and youth.

    Be sure to check out the video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0uQ6JBr_h8

    Why is the video important? Sustaining

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  • 2014 Lights On Afterschool poster contest winner: Ashley Parker from Farmington, New Mexico! +

    b2ap3_thumbnail_LOAPoster2014.png This year we had thousands of afterschool artists answer our call and submit artwork for the chance to be featured on the 2014  Lights On Afterschool  poster. We had such a good time looking through all the artwork and seeing the talent and creativity coming out of these programs-it's clear that

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  • Deadline this Friday! $10k Dollar General Literacy Award +


    Just a few more days to nominate an afterschool program for the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award and a chance to win $10,000. We're looking for afterschool programs that are excelling at working with middle school students on their literacy skills, which includes improving their reading skills, developing their writing

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  • Thursday, Oct. 23 is the 15th annual Lights On Afterschool! +


    Register today to show your support and share your plans!

    In order to make sure that this year's celebration is the best Lights On Afterschool yet, we've made it easier than ever to plan an event using our updated resources, event ideas and planning tips!

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  • Hunger Summit 2014 +

    The summit intended to build awareness of hunger in New Mexico and support underlying solutions that inspire self-sufficiency and community empowerment and support for a hunger-free tomorrow. The event addressed a variety of topics dealing with hunger issues in New Mexico.  Speakers and workshops offered solutions, resources and connections to

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  • Afterschool and STEM +

    At our EPSCoR Diversity Innovation Working Group meeting, held May 29 th and 30th at Explora! In Albuquerque, Victoria Wegener of the National Network of Statewide Afterschool Providers shared the following  PPT. Entitled “Afterschool and STEM”, it grounded the participants in the history of the Mott mission, and gave a

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