Catalog - UNM Taos Affiliates

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Northern Training and Technical Assistance Program (TTAP)

The Northern TTAP at UNM Taos is one of four Regional Early Childhood Training and Technical Assistance Programs (TTAP) funded by the State of New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department. TTAPs Rate the quality of childcare programs and provide mentorship to programs serving children with special needs as well as required professional trainings for child care educators, child care center and preschool staff, and those who care about and for children under five years old in Cibola, Colfax, Harding Los Alamos, McKinley, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Juan, San Miguel, Santa Fe, Taos, Torrance and Union Counties. The Northern TTAP has satellite offices in Farmington and Santa Fe as well as our main office in Taos. 


Community Education

UNM-Taos offers a diverse program of non-credit Community Education courses. The program provides residents of Taos and surrounding area with lifelong learning opportunities for personal and professional growth. Courses may be offered as workshops or on a regularly scheduled basis and are instructed by qualified and experienced instructors.


Adult Literacy, GED Preparation, English as a Second Language Program

The Adult Learning Center at UNM-Taos offers FREE instruction in literacy and every day survival skills, preparation for the General Educational Development (GED) exam in both English and Spanish, and English as a second language (ESL).  Small classes and individualized support help students learn the essential skills needed to earn a high school credential, get a job, prepare for a career, and succeed in college or vocational training.  A computer lab is also available for students to become more computer literate and improve their academic skills.  Classes are offered Monday – Friday during the day and evenings.  Participants must be at least 16 years of age and no longer enrolled in a high school.  For more information, please call 737-3730 or stop by our Center at the UNM-Administration Building on 115 Civic Plaza Drive.