Adult Literacy Grantees

Announcements for Adult Literacy Programs

ReadWest Tutor Training

ReadWest has kindly shared their tutor training schedule.  Please contact Cyndy Ratliff for more information.

Basic Literacy — Saturday, January 13, 2024 

English as a Second Language — Saturday, February 24, 2024 

Basic Literacy — Saturday, March 23, 2024 

English as a Second Language —Saturday, April 20, 2024   

Contact: Cyndy Ratliff
(505) 892-1131)

Access the Data Update Form and Dashboard

Data Update Form

Click on this form to input your program's monthly data.

New Mexico Adult Literacy Data Dashboard

Click on the interactive Data Dashboard to see your program's current data and statistics. Instructions for navigating the Dashboard can be opened below.

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NMHED Guidance on Co Enrollment in Adult Literacy and AEFLA Programs.docx

NMHED Guidance on Co-Enrollment and Hours Tracking

Click the document to review NMHED's instructions for tracking learner hours for AEFLA and Adult Literacy grant-funded programs.

Governor's Literacy Institute

The Literacy Institute is an initiative from Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham. The resources below can help adult literacy and adult education providers as you participate in this renewed focus on educational outcomes for all New Mexicans.

Adult Literacy Program and Director Information

New Mexico Adult Literacy Programs 

NMHED-Adult Education Division Programs

Literacy Director Contact Information

Contact Lists Updated 07/25/22

Information and Statistics About Adult Literacy

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NMHED Literacy Talking Points

Share this information about adult literacy needs in New Mexico with partners, stakeholders, or funders


PIAAC is the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies. They conduct regular, rigorous, international studies of adult literacy. Their Skills Map uses census data to show reliable local data across the U.S. The Gateway has both data and visuals to share.

BBFFL Literacy Card

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy creates a Literacy Card for each state.

NASDAE Fact Sheets

The National Association for Directors of Adult Education publishes fact sheets about adult education and literacy nationally and by state.

State and National Organizations

For more information and statistics, visit the State and National Organizations page.

Instructional and Assessment Resources for Adult Literacy Programs

The ILA is a professional organization that connects literacy research to teaching practices. They offer many professional resources to support tutors, instructors, and program managers.


ProLiteracy is an international membership organization supporting tutors and adult learners. Use their website to access training courses and learner resources.

Several resource libraries and collections are available from the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy partnered with Worldreader to develop this free digital resource for adult learners, families, and adult educators. The collection includes a variety of high-interest texts for adult learners at different reading levels and a diverse selection of books for families to read together. Each month, a new collection of books is launched.

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Use the QR code above to go directly to the BookSmart app on your phone.