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Board of Education

A seven-member elected Board of Education serves the educational needs and interests of Albuquerque Public Schools.

Board Members

Dr. David E. Peercy – President
District 7 (2017)

Lorenzo L. Garcia– Vice President and Audit Chair
District 3 (2019)

– Finance Chair
District 2 (2019)

– Capital Outlay, Property and Technology Chair  
District 1 (2019)

– District Equity and Engagement Chair
District 4 (2019)

Steven Michael Quezada – Secretary
District 5 (2017)
 - Policy and Instruction Chair
District 6 (2017)


Board Meetings

The board holds eight Board and Board Committee meetings to address district issues and set policy. Learn more about board meetings >>

Attend a Board Meeting

Board meetings are held on a regular basis, and you are welcome to attend.

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Watch Live Board Meetings

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Archived Video

Videos are available the Friday afternoon following a Wednesday Board meeting.

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Watch the APS Board Meetings Live >>

About the Board

The APS Board of Education comprises seven members, people from all walks of life who devote their time to public service as elected officials. Board members serve alternating four-year terms.The next school board election is February 5, 2013 for districts 3, 5, 6, and 7. To find out which school board member represents you, email boarded@aps.edu with your full street address.

The powers of the Board of Education lie in its action as a public body. Although a member of a board of education is a public officer, that person has no authority or power individually. By law, the Board of Education is charged with the employment of the superintendent, making policies and approving and oversight of the district’s $1.3 billion budget. The board and its individual members do not address personnel issues other than those related specifically to the superintendent. The board works with the superintendent to shape the strategic direction of the district based on four district goals.

Each year, board members vote on who will serve as officers – president, vice president and secretary. They also select members who are not officers to serve as heads of the standing committees of the Board of Education.

Board Policy

The Board of Education sets policies for the Albuquerque Public Schools District.

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