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Associate Superintendent for Special Education
Lucinda Sánchez

Lucinda Sanchez is the Associate Superintendent for Special Education for the Albuquerque Public Schools. She has been with APS for 29 years and was appointed to oversee special education for the district in October 2015. In her time with the district she has served as an elementary school principal, coordinator for related services in special education, coordinator for elementary counseling services, and a cluster leader principal for the Eldorado Cluster. Sanchez has also held a number of other district-level positions.

She holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology from University of South Dakota and a master's in educational administration from the University of New Mexico. She holds a bachelor's degree in education/psychology from Yankton College in South Dakota.

News
UPDATE: Shelter in Place Lifted at Lavaland ES — Thursday, Jan. 17
Art & Music Coming to All Elementary Schools
We're hiring 20 music and art teachers each year for the next five so that students will have both subjects every year in elementary school.
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
Events
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
Jan 23
Board Members Attend Economic Forum - Jan 23, 2019