Entries by Tracey Bryan

The Bridge of Southern New Mexico Nets $10K Grant from El Paso Electric

As reported in the Las Cruces Sun-News: LAS CRUCES – El Paso Electric continues its commitment as a strong community partner by making a $10,000 grant to The Bridge of Southern New Mexico, the innovative, business-led, education-focused collaborative driving increased graduation rates and workforce preparedness in Doña Ana County. The Bridge has recently begun working […]

Domenici’s Legacy Lives On

Every year, the Domenici Public Policy Conference brings thought leaders from across the country to discuss the role of policy in addressing the most pressing issues we face in our national discourse. This year, the passing of New Mexico’s legendary Senator Pete V. Domenici at the start of the conference brought a somber tone to […]

Back to The Bridge…One Year Later

The Bridge of Southern New Mexico has always been an organization ahead of its time thanks to the shared vision and commitment of its leaders. Business, education, economic development and government leaders working in unison have accomplished what some thought impossible (or at least improbable) over the past ten years. As you may know, The […]

What’s the Big Deal about Pathways?

“People want to know the value they are getting from one of the biggest investments (college education) they will make in their lives,” begins the newest think-piece on better connecting college to careers from national thought leader Anthony Carnavale and team at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. It is true that, […]

El Paso Electric Continues Support for Education and Workforce Development in Doña Ana County

LAS CRUCES, NM – El Paso Electric continues its commitment as a strong community partner by making a $10,000 grant to The Bridge of Southern New Mexico, the innovative, business-led, education-focused collaborative driving increased graduation rates and workforce preparedness in Doña Ana County. The Bridge has recently begun working to align existing and to identify […]

Shining the Spotlight on CTE to Close Employability Gaps for Youth

The ever-widening disconnect between education and career readiness for young people is finally beginning to close thanks to a resurgence in Career and Technical Education (CTE). CTE aligns high school and college education to the demands of the labor market and provides students the technical, academic and workplace knowledge and skills they need for long-term […]

2017 Pathways to Student Success Summit

The power of Career and Technical Education (CTE) took center stage at the 2017 Pathways to Student Success Summit on April 28 and 29.  Students, educators, counselors, business and non-profit community members, and workforce development representatives had the opportunity to connect the latest innovations nationally to opportunities and initiatives taking place locally, that together could […]

Why Dual Credit Matters

Want to help young people finish high school? Enroll in college and accumulate credit hours quicker? Finish high school with a certification that helps them start their careers at higher than minimum wage? Earn college degrees faster and with less debt? Then you should be a HUGE fan of dual credit courses! And those who […]