Investing in the future

Los Alamos is committed to investing and partnering in science, technology, engineering, and math education initiatives and programs that have a positive impact on student achievement while addressing community pipeline and regional workforce needs.

The success of the Laboratory and the region as a whole depends on a skilled workforce. To help produce better education outcomes for students, the Laboratory supports initiatives from elementary school through higher education, including robust teacher professional development initiatives.


STEM Education Programs

Strengthening the Lab’s strategic direction and developing its current and future workforce

Recent highlights

  • In the fourth year of the Regional Partnership School program with partners Pojoaque Valley School District and New Mexico Highlands University:
    • In-class support by LANL Math & Science Academy (MSA) team
    • Professional development program for teachers and principals received a $40,000 grant from the LANL Foundation to offer sessions throughout the year and during the summer, and provide support for teachers as they apply their new skills and practices in the classroom
    • New after-school math program recruited five high school students to work with four Pojoaque Valley Intermediate School teachers and education specialists from the MSA to provide extra math instruction for 30 fourth- and fifth- grade students.
    • Virtual Mindset Math Summer Camp for 36 students in grades 6th-9th



Kathy Keith 
Community Partnerships Office 
(505) 989-6908

K-12 Education
Monica Martinez-Archuleta
(505) 500-6076

Higher Education & Workforce
Rebecca Estrada
(505) 695-4974