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New Mexico Skill Up Network (SUN I-BEST)

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Student observers in the Early Childhood Education certificate program take notes on teacher interaction, age-appropriate activities and classroom setup and safety at SFCC's Kids Campus. See more photos on Facebook.

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I-BEST Fall Classes Update
Fall 2014 I-BEST cohorts are on track to attain certificates for Early Childhood Development and Home Health Aide. The current cohort of 12 students will graduate with certificates in May, 2015!

Find out more about an exciting new program to get a college certificate in Early Childhood Development or Home Health Aide at the same time you work on completing your High School Equivalency or improving your math and english skills. Come and learn more about reaching your goals for success in college.

To sign up for the program, get an application, and save a place for testing, call AE 428-1356 or Karen Lindquist 428-1013.

I-BEST at SFCC — Integrating Basic Education and Skills Training in:

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Home Health Aide
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Starting out or starting over?

If you are looking for a career in a high-demand industry, consider I-BEST at Santa Fe Community College. I-BEST assists students who are highly motivated and would benefit from a program that offers High School Equivalency test prep, English language skills development, and a college certificate. You will get special attention in a supportive environment.

I-BEST will prepare you for careers in the construction trades, early childhood education, or healthcare by teaching you the necessary skills to do the job while you strengthen your reading, writing, math, and English skills.

You can build your career and educational skills at the same time, reducing the number of semesters you need to be in school before you’re prepared for your new career. The I-BEST team of teachers and advisors will help you learn to balance classes with other life, family, and work commitments.

What’s in it for you?

In just 1 to 3 semesters you can:

  • Complete a college certificate
  • Improve reading, writing, math, and English skills
  • GET a GED diploma (if you need one)

I-BEST Programs give you:

A study plan designed for your busy schedule.
The opportunity to prepare for a career in a high-demand job area.
Individual attention; help with career and academic planning.
Financial aid guidance and support.
Improved computer skills.
User-friendly adult education classes and tutoring.
Connection with a group of adult students who will enroll and take classes at the same time as you in a safe and comfortable learning community.

For more information, please contact Adult Education, 505-428-1356,

Santa Fe Community College | 6401 Richards Ave. | Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508 | 505-428-1000
Empower Students, Strengthen Community. | Empoderar a los Estudiantes, Fortalecer a la Comunidad.