Program of The Year Announcement
Instructor, Judith Strawderman accepts the Program of the Year award for NMSU-A’s Adult Education program at the recent NMAEA/NMTESOL conference in Santa Fe. According to Francis Bannowsky, the program has seen changes over the last year. She said, “The program has had Administration changes, and testing issues, but made a plan for improvement and worked the plan.” The program saw an increase in level gains from 31.9% to 54.4% and reached 11 out of 12 state targets. The program also saw a 74% rate in posttests, well above the state average of 52%.