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Career Pathways LANL Scholar Wyetta Bradley

(above left to right) During an on-campus networking event at Santa Fe Community College, LANL Scholars Francelia Martinez (accounting) and Amy Ketcheson (engineering) discuss balancing college courses, work and family with LANL Scholars Ambassador Wyetta Bradley (nursing). Mingma Sherpa shares…

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Janan Talmadge, ISEC Teacher at Velarde Elementary School

Janan Talmadge’s students are bursting with excitement for their Grand Canyon, Earth is Rock investigation in ISEC’s 6th grade Earth History kit. “We’re going to test rocks with acid!” exclaims Carlos Rascon-Bencomo, one of Ms. Talmadge’s 5th grade students. Velarde…

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The Impact of Home Visiting

How One Taos Pueblo Family is Benefiting from the Support of Tiwa Babies  When Kyle Lynn Martinez became pregnant with her daughter Rosslyn, she did not need to be convinced to join Tiwa Babies home visiting program. “My mother was…

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Thriving Students Training for Española Educators

Southwest Family Guidance Center and Institute Founder & CEO Craig Pierce led a workshop on understanding how trauma interrupts brain development in children and how to work with traumatized students in the classroom. LANL Foundation is committed to preparing and supporting…

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Coronado High School STEM Challenge Team

Above: NM Wildlife Center’s Education & Outreach Manager Alex Patia (left standing) and Coronado High School science teacher Sergio Torres (right standing) guide students through a lesson on water quality testing on the Rio Chama.  Jemez Mountain Public School District…

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TESOL Teacher Certification

Melisha Martinez was on a very different career path before becoming an educator. Over 10 years while her three children were young, she worked her way up from desk clerk to manager at a Santa Fe hotel with a daily…

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The Impact of ISEC

These videos about the impact of the ISEC program were created by the talented staff at Littleglobe Inc. Special thanks to Chris Jonas and Luke Carr.    ISEC – Inquiry STEM Program Overview [video: align:center]   ISEC – Inquiry Lesson…

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Grant Recipient – STEMarts Lab & Paseo Project

In 2018, LANL Foundation provided grant funding for the STEMarts Lab, in conjunction with its fiscal sponsor Paseo Project, to design an intercultural curriculum and exciting three-day youth workshop called Indigenous Cosmology Meets Particle Physics. Using projection art, students were expose…

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