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 12th, 2021
Teacher TrainingTo be determined per school
Student EnrollmentStarting on August 1st, 2021*

*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
August 2nd, 2021–August 6th, 2021August 9th, 2021
August 9th, 2021–August 13th, 2021August 16th, 2021
August 16th, 2021–August 20th, 2021August 23rd, 2021
August 23rd, 2021–August 27th, 2021August 30th, 2021
August 30th, 2021–September 3rd, 2021September 6th, 2021
September 6th, 2021–September 10th, 2021September 13th, 2021
September 13th, 2021–September 17th, 2021September 20th, 2021
September 20th, 2021–September 24th, 2021September 27th, 2021
More dates TBD