About the Program

Soft-Skills is an online program for New Mexico high school juniors and seniors funded by the New Mexico Legislature (HB-63). It is designed to help students develop life skills for personal success, whether in higher education or in the workplace. This program provides a comprehensive curriculum for developing strong work ethic, teamwork, written and verbal capabilities, and analytical and leadership skills. We are currently offering this program for up to 100% of enrolled juniors and seniors at each high school.

Dates to Remember

Call for ApplicationsJuly 18th, 2022
Teacher TrainingTo be determined per school
Student EnrollmentStarting on August 1st, 2022*

*Teacher training must be completed before students can begin enrolling.

Application Deadlines

Applications will be approved on a rolling basis. Applications received during each application will be notified of their award on their corresponding award date.

Application PeriodNotification of Awards
July 25th, 2022–July 29th, 2022August 1st, 2022
August 1st, 2022–August 5th, 2022August 8th, 2022
August 8th, 2022–August 12th, 2022August 15th, 2022
August 15th, 2022–August 19th, 2022August 22nd, 2022
August 22nd, 2022–August 26th, 2022August 29th, 2022
August 29th, 2022–September 2nd, 2022September 5th, 2022
September 5th, 2022–September 9th, 2022September 12th, 2022
September 12th, 2022–September 16th, 2022September 19th, 2022
September 19th, 2022–September 23rd, 2022September 26th, 2022
More dates TBD