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Candelaria "Candy" Patterson

Position: District Equity and Engagement

District 5

Candelaria "Candy" Patterson

District 5

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Contact Me:

Phone: (505) 880-3729


Term Expires: 2021


State of New Mexico - Human Services

    • Retired Manager
    • Management/ Policy Analyst
    • Quality Control Reviewer
    • Corrective Action Coordinator

State of New Mexico – Office of Inspector General

    • Hearing Officer 
    • Investigations Unit


    • BUS, University of New Mexico

Organizations Present and Past:

    • Families United for Education (FUE), (Co-founder)
      • Unidos Project
    • APS Equity and Engagement Council
    • APS Student Handbook Workgroup
    • APS Capital Outlay Master Plan
    • APS Citizens Advisory Council
    • Bubble Gum Brigade-Building Our Schools
    • Parent Teacher Organizations
    • Latino Task Force
    • Association of Professional Supervisors, (Former President)
    • West Side Coalition of Neighborhoods (WSCONA),(Former President)
    • Laurelwood Neighborhood Association, (President)
    • AFSCME (Local 2839)
    • Democratic Party Ward Chair

Educational philosophy


Schools in School Board District 5

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools

Schools of Choice and Alternative

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    Spring Break, Spring Cleaning
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    Drop them off at City Centre from 7:30-2 p.m. Friday, April 6.
    Teacher of the Month Terry Kominiak, Corrales ES
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    Meet Selfless Senior Sasha Butcher
    We continue to introduce the 2018 Selfless Seniors who will be recognized during the Gold Bar Gala on April 27.