We’d like to take this opportunity to provide you with some links that you may find helpful or useful. These links provide information that can be used in school life as well as everyday life.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - http://www.bls.gov/oco/

This link provides information on hundreds of different types of jobs and includes information about:

  • Training and Education needed
  • Average earnings
  • Expected job demands and prospects
  • What workers do on the job
  • Working Conditions

Need help deciding what field to study? What career path to follow? Click here for the Career and Education Planning Tool to explore your interest with Focus 2 (career research tools designed to help you better understand yourself, your potential and your career and life opportunities). If you are a first time user of Focus 2, click on the Career and Education Planning Tool link, then click on New User. You will need to enter your information and the Access Code “cougar” to begin. If you need assistance, set an appointment with your Academic Advisor by calling (575) 624-7294.

New Mexico Higher Education Department - http://hed.state.nm.us/

This link provides information pertaining to the postsecondary institutions within New Mexico, both public and private. The Department is committed to developing and coordinating relevant policies, programs and services that provide advocacy and support to enable all New Mexicans to succeed in reaching their full potential through higher education.

New Mexico Public Education Department - http://www.ped.state.nm.us/

This link provides information about what’s going on throughout the State of New Mexico in regards to public education, grades K-12.

U.S. Department of Education - http://www.ed.gov/

This link provides information about the Department’s offices, programs, information and assistance services, funding opportunities and education statistics.

Treasure Valley Teen - http://treasurevalleyteen.com/

Online resource for parents and teens.

Measurement Converter - http://www.factmonster.com/pages/unitconversion.html

Interactive calculator used to convert between various systems of measurement and units of measurement such as:

  • Length
  • Weight
  • Mass
  • Volume
  • Area
  • Time
  • Temperature
  • Speed
  • Force
  • Data Storage

Currency Converter - http://www.xe.com/ucc/

Currency Converter Widget that offers a detailed breakdown of a currency pair.

Time Zones - http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

The World Clock shows current local time in cities and countries, in all time zones.

News (CNN) - http://www.cnn.com/

CNN.com delivers the latest breaking news and information on the latest top stories, weather, business, entertainment, politics, and more.

Sports (ESPN) - http://espn.go.com/

ESPN.com provides comprehensive sports coverage. Complete sports information including NFL, MLB, NBA, College Football, College Basketball scores and news.

Weather - http://www.weather.com/

The Weather Channel and weather.com provide a national and local weather forecast for cities, as well as weather radar, report and hurricane coverage.

First Aid - http://firstaid.webmd.com/

Learn basic first aid information and treatment procedures and instruction, first aid kits, and more.