LANL Foundation Awards 41 Students with Career Pathways Scholarships

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation is awarding 41 Northern New Mexico students Career Pathways Scholarships. These awards are for individuals who have a specific career in mind and are committed to earning an associate’s degree or certification in any field or trade. They are available to high school students and adult learners with a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency (HSE).
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A group of teachers earning their National Board Certification (NBCT) at a luncheon in Española on May 13th, 2023.

LANL Foundation Celebrates 16 Area Teachers Receiving Their National Board Certification

On Saturday, May 13th, the LANL Foundation honored 16 teachers from Northern New Mexico who have achievedtheir National Board Certification, alongside their coaches and other support providers, at a luncheon at their Española office. The 16 teachers have achieved their certification over the past several years, with Saturday’s event being the first time the group has been able to gather to celebrate due to pandemic-era restrictions. 
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Teacher Diana Chavarria is presented a $1,000 check for her Excellence in Teaching Award at Kh'a'po Community School.

LANL Foundation Announces Eight Winners of the Excellence in Teaching Award

Eight teachers in Rio Arriba County and Pojoaque received surprise visits at their schools this month when they were presented with the 2023 Excellence in Teaching Award. The award, a partnership between the LANL Foundation and Northern New Mexico Integrated Security (N2MIS), honors teachers and celebrates the education profession in Rio Arriba County and Pojoaque.
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Tobie Baker Wright of the LANL Foundation unveils the Employer's Guide to Successful Internships at the Northern New Mexico Work-Based Learning Summit on May 3rd, 2023 in Santa Fe.

LANL Foundation Releases Internship Toolkit: A Free Resource for Employers to Create Successful Internship Programs

The Employer’s Guide to Successful Internships, a free resource published by the LANL Foundation, is now available online to help New Mexican businesses find, develop, and retain local talent. This toolkit, with extensive tips and adaptable resources, guides employers from start to finish, from envisioning and designing a program, to recruiting and interviewing candidates, to launching and mentoring interns.
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Friday Outdoor School in Mora, NM. A boy holds up a flower.

LANL Foundation Announces $1.5 Million in Education Enrichment and Community Outreach Grants

LANL Foundation has announced $1.5 million in grant awards to 48 schools, school districts, non-profits, Pueblos, and tribal communities in their seven-county service area in Northern New Mexico. $1.4 million in Education Enrichment grants was awarded and $100,000 in Community Outreach grants was awarded. Education Enrichment grantees will receive $50,000 over two years and Community Outreach grantees will receive a one-time award of $5,000.
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Application Opens for LANL Foundation’s Competitive Grants

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation is now accepting applications for their competitive grant cycle. The Foundation’s competitive grants support schools, school districts, non-profits, Pueblos, Nations, and tribal communities in their seven-county service area of Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, San Miguel, Santa Fe, and Taos counties. The Foundation also serves Cochiti Pueblo, Jemez Pueblo, Jicarilla Apache Nation, Kewa Pueblo, Laguna Pueblo, Pueblo of Nambe, Navajo Nation, Ohkay Owingeh, Picuris Pueblo, Pueblo of Pojoaque, San Felipe Pueblo, Pueblo de San Ildefonso, Pueblo of Sandia, Santa Ana Pueblo, Pueblo of Santa Clara, Taos Pueblo, Tesuque Pueblo, and Zia Pueblo. 
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