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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.

 


 

It Was a Very Good Year

Supt. Reedy's final employee message for the 2017-18 school year.

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Keep on Keeping on

The superintendent's message to employees during the final two weeks of school.

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Beginnings and Endings

Supt. Reedy reflects on graduation in her weekly message to employees.

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Strong Foundation

"As I enter my third year as superintendent, I’m starting to visualize progress as we shift attitudes, add programs and develop strategies that are directly impacting the education and lives of our students," Supt. Reedy wrote in her weekly message.

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Grieving

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy offers condolences to those in the APS community who have lost a loved one this year.

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Best in Class

Innovation and creativity are being recognized by the APS Education Foundation, Supt. Reedy writes in her weekly message.

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Team Coders

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy draws a parallel between team computer coders and educators.

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Spring Break, Spring Cleaning

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy wishes everyone a Happy Spring Break and encourages donations of gently used clothing to the Spring Cleaning Drive for the APS Community Clothing Bank.

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The Future is in Good Hands

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy reflects on the APS students who took part in the National School Walkout.

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Missing My VCR (or maybe not)

"Technology can be so overwhelming. Wonderfully convenient, but intimidating, too," Supt. Reedy writes in reference to the district's new online registration process.

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Helping Students Find Their Voice

"We want our students to feel like they have a voice, but we also want them to be safe and in school when they're supposed to be. If we can come up with solutions that allow us to do both, we will all benefit," Supt. Reedy writes in her weekly message.

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Thanks, Partners!

"Let’s face it, it takes an entire community to educate a child. That’s why I am so appreciative of our many, many partners," Supt. Reedy writes in her weekly message.

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Take Care of Yourself

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy notes how a lot of APS employees and students aren't feeling too well these days.

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How Can I Help You?

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy contemplates the power of those five works.

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A Promise is a Promise

APS has worked to keep budget cuts away from students and learning, Supt. Reedy writes in her weekly message.

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APS Launches Twitter Campaign Focused on Learning

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy writes about #ADayInSchool

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Principal's Guide to Learning Zones, Final Installment

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy introduces a video featuring Zone 2 Principal Amy Mahr of Jimmy Carter Middle School.

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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."

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APS Hosts Summer Graduation on Monday, July 23
More than 200 students will get their diplomas during the ceremony that begins at 7 p.m. in the Kiva Auditorium.
Peanuts and Pencils, Crayons and Crackerjacks
The Albuquerque Isotopes will be collecting school supplies for students in need during their homestand Aug. 1-5.
APS Test Scores Improve
The average gain was 3.5 percentage points in English/language arts and 1.6 percentage points in math.
Back to School in July for Several APS Schools
Hawthorne, Los Padillas and Whittier start school on July 30. The first day of school for eight elementaries that follow an alternative calendar is July 23.
Time to Register Students for School
Register online using ParentVUE. The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 13!