Adult Education is so much more than high school equivalency. Find fact sheets, data and reports, press coverage, and other information about how adult education serves the state and can serve you. This page provides key information about adult education, literacy, and learning in New Mexico and in the U.S.
New Mexico WIOA Combined State Plan: Program Years 2020-2023
House Memorial 58: Findings & Recommendations
Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)
Is a cyclical, large-scale study developed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Learn about PIACC findings that are relevant to learners in your program here.
New Mexico Adult Education Programs
See information about all adult education programs available across the state.
Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
This national organization is dedicated to improving lives through literacy. They publish Literacy Gap Snapshots for each state, including New Mexico.
National Association for Directors of Adult Education (NASDAE)
This organization also publishes fact sheets about adult education and literacy in each state. Their fact sheet on New Mexico can be found here.
This national membership organization publishes a yearly fact sheet on adult literacy. Their fact sheet can be found here.
New Mexico recognizes national Adult Education and Family Literacy Week | September 25, 2021
New Mexico Higher Education Department Outlines Budget Priorities for FY23 | September 2, 2021
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Signs a Proclamation Recognizing Adult Education and Literacy Day | March 9, 2021
NMHED Hires New Director of Adult Education | February 9, 2021
NMHED Provides Technology and Test Vouchers to Adult Learners | October 13, 2020