GRADS is an in-school program (partnered with Hobbs Municipal Schools) for expectant and parenting teens.
GRADS stands for Graduation, Reality And Dual-role Skills.
The NM GRADS Program facilitates graduation and the pursuit of higher education and/or employment, ensures appropriate case management for healthy babies and families, promotes healthy multi-generational parenting skills, fosters leadership, self-sufficiency and good citizenship as contributing members of society, and educates students on ways to reduce risk-taking behaviors for their entire family. GRADS works to remove barriers to ensure successful students become successful parents.
NM GRADS is a multi-generation case management model which helps students: