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IH – Instructional Program

Instruction in Albuquerque Public Schools shall strive to provide equitable opportunity for learning for all students.  At least quarterly, the superintendent shall report to the Board of Education evaluating various aspects of the instructional program and making recommendations for improvement in the program.

Learning activities shall be appropriate to the individual needs and developmental levels of the students.  Instructional programs made available to the students shall comply with federal and state laws and regulations.

The superintendent, or his/her designee,  shall ensure that all instruction, including elective courses not specifically authorized by law to be taught at Albuquerque Public Schools, have academic value, adequate instructional time, articulated student competencies and a process for evaluation.

Administrative Position:

  • Chief Academic Officer
  • Associate Superintendent for Elementary Education
  • Associate Superintendent for Secondary Education

Department Director:

  • Executive Director of Instruction and Accountability


Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §22-13-1 et seq NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: IHA

Approved: April 2, 1986
Reviewed: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Revised: April 2001
Reviewed: December 11, 2012
Reviewed: January 8, 2013
Revised: January 16, 2013

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