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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.

 


 

Holiday Wishes from Supt. Reedy

"However you choose to spend the winter break, I wish you happiness, comfort and rest – well-deserved rest."

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Deep Diving

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy looks at ways the district is helping schools to improve including instructional rounds.

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Superintendent's Contract Extended

Raquel Reedy's contract, approved by the Board of Education on Wednesday, was extended a year to June 30, 2020.

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Improving Schools under the Every Student Succeeds Act

In a message to the APS community, Supt. Reedy describes how some schools are subject to more rigorous intervention.

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Getting Off the Bus

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy describes a bus tour that introduced zone principals to resources and organizations in their neighborhoods.

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What Thanksgiving is All About

Superintendent Reedy's holiday message

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A Principal's Guide to Learning Zones - Part 2

In her weekly message, Superintendent Raquel Reedy turns to another principal, Volcano Vista's Vickie Bannerman, to help explain Learning Zones.

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Urban-Suburban-Rural School District

Read Superintendent Reedy's weekly message.

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Spread the Word: School Choice Fair is Thursday!

Superintendent Reedy encourages students, families and employees to attend the annual event from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

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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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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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Welcome to the LZ!

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

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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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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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Holiday Wishes from Supt. Reedy
"However you choose to spend the winter break, I wish you happiness, comfort and rest – well-deserved rest."
Second Semester Calendar
Teachers and school staff return on Jan. 2. Second semester starts Jan. 3.
2018-19 School Calendar
The calendar approved by the Board of Education has students returning on Aug. 13, 2018, and wrapping up the school year on May 22, 2019. In addition, spring break aligns with UNM's for the first time in many years.
Sprint Provides Mobile Devices to 2,200 HS Students
The 1Million Project includes free wireless connectivity to help close the homework gap.
Albuquerque High Celebrates Renovated Digs
The city's oldest school recently celebrated a $14 million makeover.