NMSU Carlsbad: Basic Adult Education & ESL

NMSU Carlsbad: Basic Adult Education & ESL

The English as a Second Language program at New Mexico State University Carlsbad has served nearly 140 students and the director of Adult Basic Education services expects that number to grow as more people move into Eddy County. Bertha Jasso feels the process to...
A Back to School Treat: Big Cookie

A Back to School Treat: Big Cookie

Surprise your kids with this giant cookie inscribed with a sweet Back-To-School or Good Luck message for an upcoming event. It’s sure to make an impression and curb a sweet tooth craving at the same time! 2 sticks butter 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup white sugar...
Slow and Steady Wins the Degree

Slow and Steady Wins the Degree

Single mother. Working professional. College graduate. Those three things sum up the life Mary Garwood. She is very visible working for the City of Carlsbad as a code enforcement officer and recycling coordinator, and she also heads up Keep Carlsbad Beautiful. Before...
Fun Back to School Traditions

Fun Back to School Traditions

Making back-to-school fun and memorable doesn’t have to mean hours of work, loads of money, or even tons of creativity. We compiled a list of fun, affordable, easy ways to make going back to school a little more fun! Fashion Show We love this idea from...
Teacher Feature: Mark Anthony Barela-Eubank

Teacher Feature: Mark Anthony Barela-Eubank

Mark Anthony Barela-Eubank Desert Willow Elementary School | Principal Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, NMSU Masters of Education, ENMU Bachelors of Music Education, ENMU FOCUS: What made you decide to enter the field of education? BARELA-EUBANK: As a child, I...
Simple Ways to Implement Learning Opportunities

Simple Ways to Implement Learning Opportunities

Life is hectic. Between work obligations and kids, extracurricular activities and hobbies, many people view their already overflowing schedules as a hindrance to learning anything more than what is absolutely necessary to get through everyday life. But here’s...