The STEM Outreach Center-NM at New Mexico State University hosted a training event Saturday for more than 300 teachers from southern New Mexico. The teachers — from Las Cruces Public Schools and the Gadsden and Hatch school districts — are teaching the center’s STEM after-school programs for the next full semester. The day included a presentation from special guest speaker Nate Robinson, assistant vice president of UTEP, who is integrating within the program best practices from last semester, and reviewing the curriculum for the upcoming semester. Participants are all members of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant from the New Mexico Public Education Department. (NMSU photos courtesy of Susan Brown/STEM Outreach Center) NMSU College of Education.