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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 Services

Brenda Yager, Executive Director

Christy Albright, Constituent Services Specialist

Vacant, Board Services Specialist

Jennifer Neumann, Executive Administrative Assistant

Carrie Robin Brunder, Director of Government Affairs and Policy

 

Contact the Board:

(505) 880-3729
boarded@aps.edu

Board Members

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

Lorenzo L. Garcia– Vice President and Audit Chair
District 3 (2017)

Steven Michael Quezada – Secretary
District 5 (2017)

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

– Finance Chair
District 2 (2019)

– District Equity and Engagement Chair
District 4 (2019)
- Policy and Instruction Chair
District 6 (2017)

 

Attend a Board Meeting

Board meetings are held on a regular basis, and you are welcome to attend. Find the next Board Meeting

 

Watch Live Board Meetings

Watch the APS Board Meetings Live. If the screen is dark after you click, there is no meeting in progress.

Example school board meeting

 

 

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 7, 2017 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.

APS Policies and Procedural Directives

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Teacher of the Month Jim Doorn, La Cueva High School
Pepsi and the APS Education Foundation recognize some of our outstanding teachers.
Dreams
In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy talks about the dream wall at Kennedy MS and how it applies to all APS students.
Metro Youth Art Exhibit Moves to New Location
The annual show featuring the artwork of APS high school and middle school students outgrew its former location and will open Friday, March 3, at Sid Cutter Pilot's Pavilion at Balloon Fiesta Park.
Lew Wallace Converts Gym into Grocery Store
The downtown elementary school is partnering with Storehouse NM to provide food including fresh fruits and vegetables for more than 200 APS families on a monthly basis.
Foundation Looking for Student Board Members
Sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply now to serve in 2017-18.