By Aleli Elizondo at KRQE News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) –’NewMexicoKidsCAN‘ released a back-to-school ‘toolkit’ to help New Mexico students and their parents prepare for the upcoming academic school year.

The ‘toolkit’ will be available on the ‘NewMexicoKidsCAN‘ website and provides a ton of information to help parents prepare their students and engage with school staff. ‘NewMexicoKidsCAN’ serves as a catalyst and conduit to advocate for community-informed, student-centered, and research-backed education policies that work best for the children of New Mexico.

The toolkit includes:

  • Tips for each grade level
  • Questions to ask at the open house and the first parent-teacher conference
  • Strategies to build a strong relationship with your child’s school
  • A sample letter for your student’s teacher

Amanda is the founding executive director of NewMexicoKidsCAN and an alumna of the 50CAN Education Advocacy Fellowship. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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