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BB - Board of Education Legal Status, Powers and Responsibilities

The “Board of Education of Albuquerque Municipal School District No. 12, Counties of Bernalillo and Sandoval, New Mexico,” hereafter referred to as the Board of Education, retains and reserves unto itself all powers and duties conferred upon and vested in it by the New Mexico State Constitution and New Mexico state statutes.  The primary powers and duties of the Board of Education shall be to employ and negotiate the contract of a superintendent of schools for the district, create and adopt district policy, and review and approve the budget for the Albuquerque Public Schools. 

The Board of Education shall be subject to New Mexico Public Education Department regulations.

The Board of Education shall comply with all federal statutes and regulations and shall operate in accordance with the New Mexico State Constitution, New Mexico state statutes, and New Mexico administrative code.

Powers and responsibilities of the Board of Education shall be further set forth through board procedural directive.

Board of Education Member:

  • Policy and Instruction Committee Chair

Administrative Position:

  • Board of Education Services Office Executive Director

References

Legal Ref.:

  • Open Meetings Act
  • §22-5-4 NMSA 1978
  • 6.30.6 NMAC

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:Legal Status and Responsibilities of the Board of Education

NSBA/NEPN Classification: BBA

Revised: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Reviewed: January 1, 2001
Revised: April 2001
Revised: February 19, 2003
Reviewed: August 9, 2010
Revised: August 18, 2010
Reviewed: September 5, 2018
Revised: September 5, 2018

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