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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.

 


 

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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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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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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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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What Thanksgiving is All About
Superintendent Reedy's holiday message
Continuing Our Thanksgiving Meal Tradition
Many of our elementary schools serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal to students and families.
Student of the Week Libni Perez
A senior at College and Career High School.
Save the Date: #Nov38 on the 28th
We've turned an old typo into an annual opportunity to celebrate generosity and kindness.
Meet the Class of 2018 Selfless Seniors
For a decade now, the APS Education Foundation has been recognizing high school seniors who selflessly give back to their communities.