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Operations Office

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
PO Box 25704 Albuquerque, NM 87125-0704

Phone: (505) 880-3712


Full staff listing

The Office of Operations oversees the planning, development, assessment, and improvement of operational services and administrative programs, including non-instructional projects. The department also assists the superintendent in promoting overall efficiency and maximizing operational and administrative services in support  of educational opportunities for kindergarten through twelfth grade students.

The Operations team includes:

  • APS Police, exists for the purpose of providing police and security services to the public schools. We have many resources for students, parents, employees, and the community that support the schools and help provide a safe and healthy environment for the APS community
  • Athletics is responsible for the planning, development, coordination and scheduling of the interscholastic athletic programs at the high and middle school level. The overall management of district athletic facilities, their maintenance and staff to facilitate athletics events at APS.  The department provides support to athletic directors and principals, the development, implementation and continual review/revision of district athletic policies and procedures as well as the management of the athletics budget     
  • Capital Master Plan, facilitates, projects, plans, and funds all educational and information technology facilities and equipment for Albuquerque Public Schools. Albuquerque Public Schools is the 34th largest school district in the nation, serving 85,000 students, with over 12,000 employees on 1,230 square miles 
  • Facilities, Design, & Construction, is responsible for the on-going, district-wide construction, renovation and major repairs of APS facilities. FD+C employs a variety of architects, engineers, construction managers, furniture, equipment and facility specialists, and business support accounting and administrative personnel who oversee the complex, and often challenging, task of ensuring the projects identified and funded in the APS Capital Master Plan are completed
  • Food and Nutrition Services, provides healthy school breakfasts, lunches, and snacks to students. We provide nutrition education and work with children who have special nutrition needs while serving more than 70,000 meals each days to our students
  • Graphics Enterprise Servicesprovides the district with mail, copy, print, and design services, as well as classroom and teacher supplies through the classroom store. Graphic Design Services provides all district graphics and production art for printing and copying
  • Maintenance and Operations, mission is to partner with the schools in creating environments conducive to student success by providing purposeful, comfortable, aesthetic, clean, safe, and accessible learning and activity spaces in meeting academic achievement goals. APS Facilities Rentals is a part of the Maintenance and Operations office
  • Risk Management, provides APS schools with effective and efficient property and casualty insurance services intended to mitigate accidental losses and minimize disruption to the learning environment       
  • Student, Parent and Employee Service Center, answers questions, helps with student, parent, and family concerns, facilitates resolution of conflicts between students or families, and schools or district departments. The Service Center also manages student transfers
  • Student Transportation Services, manages and schedules a bus fleet of nearly 500 buses that travel over 6 million miles annually



Outstanding Employees Announced
The first group of employees honored by the APS Employee Recognition Program includes an activities director, leadership instructor, redirector and specialist.
#ADayInSchool -- Again!
We're promoting a social media campaign during the 2019 New Mexico Legislature to remind lawmakers, and the constituents they serve, of the important work we do on a daily basis.
Student of the Week Esperanza Biggs
A junior at Valley High School
Apply for a Foundation Grant
The APS Education Foundation is now accepting applications for Horizon, Achieve and Success awards.
Furloughed Families Can Apply for Free School Meals
The application is available year-round for families in need.
Jan 16
Board of Education Meeting - Jan 16, 2019
Jan 17
UPDATE: Board of Education Policy and Instruction Committee Meeting - Jan 17, 2019
Jan 17
Indian Parent Committee Meeting
Jan 17
District Spelling Bee
Jan 19
Metro Girls Swimming & Diving Championships
Jan 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
Jan 21
Board of Education Finance Committee Meeting - Jan 21, 2019
Jan 23
San Idelfonso Pueblo Feast Day