The 21st CCLC before/after school programs are federally funded programs designed to serve students throughout the state of New Mexico.
YDI is the selected provider for 7 programs within the Albuquerque Public Schools District. The school sites served are Jimmy Carter MS, Truman MS, Carlos Rey ES, Duranes ES, Edward Gonzales ES, Helen Cordero Primary School, and Lavaland ES.
YDI-Elev8’s full-service community school approach combines high quality educational and youth development practices and partnerships to assure young people are prepared to learn and succeed. Elev8 New Mexico supports five middle schools across three school districts. YDI-Elev8 NM’s focus is on increasing learning time, engaging families, strengthening community and school connections, and coordinating resources with three key components:
YDI is a state-certified and approved center for GED (General Education Development) testing. YDI administers GED Tests to youth and community members. Many youth and adults who did not complete a high school program continue to learn daily through a variety of life experiences. The GED Testing Program at YDI provides an opportunity for these educational skills and abilities to be evaluated and recognized. The GED test makes it possible for qualified individuals to earn a high school credential providing many opportunities. In New Mexico, students who pass the GED are provided with a New Mexico High School Diploma.
This tutoring program is of no cost to parents of students at qualifying schools. Under the “No Child Left Behind Act”, some students who are below proficiency in reading and/or math qualify for federally-funded tutoring. Parents of eligible students are notified each year in the Fall and may select from a variety of tutoring providers for a number of free tutoring sessions.