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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.

 


 

You are not alone

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy reminds staff of the many resources available to them.

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Welcome back teachers and school staff!

Read Superintendent Reedy's back-to-school message to employees.

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Supt Names New Members to Admin Team

Superintendent Raquel Reedy has filled several top administrative positions.

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25 Things You Didn't Know About Supt. Reedy

APS Superintendent Raquel Reedy answered the questions for the June issue of Albuquerque the Magazine.

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Transitions

"As we celebrate the end of this school year, let’s work on drumming up excitement for next year, too," Supt. Reedy tells employees in her weekly message.

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Remembering when grads were kindergarteners

Supt. Reedy was an elementary school principal during those first days of school for the Class of 2016.

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Contacting Space

Supt. Reedy joined APS students for a conversation with the astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

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CCHS & Other APS Gems

Supt. Reedy attended her first commencement as superintendent last weekend for College & Career High School.

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Supt. Reedy Embraces Opportunity to Serve

"I thank the Board of Education for this opportunity. It is one I embrace because I really do believe we make a difference in the lives of the children we educate," Supt. Reedy wrote in a letter to employees.

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Educators Help Map Out the District's Future

Supt. Reedy talks about how educators are helping develop the district's Academic Master Plan in her weekly message to employees.

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Good Things Are Happening!

Supt. Reedy gives a shout out to a few of the many individuals and groups in APS earning honors, recognition and awards.

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Self-Examination of District Offices

The superintendent has asked supervisors to provide a clear, concise picture of the work being done in their departments.

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Supt. Reedy Recognizes EAs

The superintendent, whose mother was an educational assistant, thanks the nearly 2,000 APS EAs who work with students on a daily basis.

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Supt. Reedy's Budget Message

"Please know my commitment is to try to keep cuts away from the classroom. Students must come first."

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A Tribute to Our Custodians

Supt. Reedy recognizes two custodians who represent the many who make a difference in the lives of those they serve.

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Supt. Sings Praises of Those Who Go Above & Beyond

In her weekly message to employees, Superintendent Raquel Reedy congratulates National Board Certified Teachers and others like them who put in extra hours to better serve students.

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Black History Month Message Inspires Supt. Reedy

The key to overcoming inequity is developing relationships with students and their families, the Superintendent wrote to employees.

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Supt. Reedy Thanks Voters for Supporting Students, Schools

Voter approval of a $575 million bond/mil levy "guarantees a better educational experience for our students," said APS Superintendent Raquel Reedy.

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Shine Spotlight on Our Schools during Choice Week

Supt. Reedy encourages schools to show off what they have to offer during National School Choice Week Jan. 24-30.

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Five Priorities and Feeder School Communities
In her weekly message to employees, Superintendent Reedy outlines her plan for making APS into a premier district.
APS Has the Right Fit for Your Child
We're highlighting our magnet schools during School Choice Week Jan. 22-28.
Nomination deadline extended to Jan. 26
Up to four educators will be honored in the spring.
Reginald Chavez Begin Quest to Become an IB School
A $10,000 grant from Southwest Capital will help the elementary school start the process as well as support other innovative classroom and school proposals.
Apply Now for 2017-18 Teaching Jobs
We're accepting applications for science, math, bilingual and special education teachers.