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Superintendent Raquel Reedy

Raquel Reedy - Superintendent

Raquel Reedy is the superintendent for Albuquerque Public Schools. An educator for more than four decades, Reedy began her career as a teacher of the visually impaired in Boston in 1974. She started with APS in 1977 as a special education teacher at Atrisco Elementary.

After an eight-year stint as a personnel specialist in the APS Human Resources Department, Reedy served as principal at E.G. Ross and Mitchell elementary schools before being named associate superintendent for elementary education in 2007, supervising 45 elementary schools.

Reedy took over as acting superintendent in August 2015 and was named superintendent in April 2016.

She holds a master’s degree in education from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Texas at Austin.

 


 

Sweet, Gentle Diagnosis

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy sings the praises of diagnosticians and others who assess, diagnose and work with children with learning problems.

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Our Kids, Our Community, Need You!

The annual United Way campaign kicks off the week of Oct. 2.

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Tools to Connect

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy writes about the importance of informing and involving families in the academic journey of their children.

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Pinterest and the 90-Day Plan

Supt. Reedy explains how schools are setting up plans for improvement.

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Every Day in Every Class Matters

During Attendance Awareness Month, Superintendent Reedy outlines the district's plan for monitoring absences, staying in touch with parents, and helping students and families appreciate the value of getting to class on time, every day.

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College & Career Skills Start Here

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy talks about one of her "Big 5" priorities, College and Career Readiness.

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Looking into the Sun

Last week's solar eclipse was a moment of personal and community growth.

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Welcome to the LZ!

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy explains Learning Zones.

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Superintendent's 2017 Welcome Back Message

This message was sent to all employees on Monday, Aug. 7.

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Plan in Place for Improving School Grades

A letter from Superintendent Reedy addressing school grades released by the state Public Education Department.

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K-3+ and High School Schedule

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy discusses programs impacted by budget struggles.

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A Tale of Two Shirts

"One represents opportunity and possibility, the other reminds us how coming together can make a difference," Supt. Reedy wrote in her weekly message.

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Good Happenings!

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy points out some of the good things that are going on in Albuquerque Public Schools.

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Web Accessibility

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy talks about the importance of making the district and school websites accessible to all.

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Ready, Set, Test!

In her weekly message, Superintendent Reedy talks about state-mandated testing that begins in April.

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Words Matter

"When it comes to our students, we need to think twice about what we say -- and post and tweet," Supt. Reedy wrote in her weekly message.

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Supt. Reedy Shares Her Story with Comcast

The superintendent talks about her career and the importance of special education.

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Fine Arts

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy recognizes fine arts education.

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Dreams

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy talks about the dream wall at Kennedy MS and how it applies to all APS students.

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Spectrum of Learning

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy describes a program that connects high schoolers with neighboring elementary school students.

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Save the Date: School Choice Fair is Oct. 26
Plan to visit with representatives from APS traditional, magnet and charter schools from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Convention Center.
Teacher of the Month Phil Olona, Cleveland MS
Pepsi and the APS Education Foundation recognize some of our outstanding teachers.
Student of the Week Orlando Ortiz
6th grader at McKinley Middle School
New Head of APS Education Foundation Named
Shannon Barnhill, who once served as a member of the Foundation team, will now be its executive director.
Deadline to Nominate Selfless Seniors is Friday
The online nomination form is available through Oct. 20.