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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.



Supt. Reedy Thanks Outgoing Board Members, Welcomes New Ones

In her weekly message to employees, Superintendent Raquel Reedy appreciates the dedication of past, current and future members of the APS Board of Education.

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Why We're Still Building Schools

Supt. Reedy explains why APS is breaking ground on new schools and renovating others during a budget crisis.

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The Numbers that Matter Most

In her weekly message to employees, Superintendent Reedy addresses the budget crisis.

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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.

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Handle with Care

Supt. Reedy shares information on a program designed to assist students in crisis.

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School Delays and Closures

A message to employees from Superintendent Raquel Reedy

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APS Board of Education Extends Superintendent’s Contract

Raquel Reedy’s contract was extended a year to June 2019.

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District Faces Budget Cuts

In her weekly message to employees, Superintendent Reedy discusses how APS is addressing a decrease in state revenue.

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Supt. Reedy's Holiday Message to Employees

"I look forward to seeing you back in 2017, reinvigorated and ready to tackle the work that lies ahead."

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Supt. Reedy Recognizes School Nurses, Health Assistants

In her weekly message to employees, the superintendent thanks nurses for helping to keep students healthy.

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Superintendent addresses district grade

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy explains the district grade assigned by the state.

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Superintendent Counts Blessings This Holiday Season

Supt. reedy also encourages the APS community to take part in #Nov38 Do Something Great campaign celebrating acts of kindness.

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Supt. Reedy recognizes those in the APS family who work with students with disabilities.

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Supt. Reedy encourages the APS community to shake off the negative presidential campaign by joining the ABQKindness initiative.

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Helen Fox

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy recognizes longtime advocate for homeless students Helen Fox and others who improving the lives of students.

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Choice Fair

Superintendent Raquel Reedy extends an invitation to the annual APS School Choice Fair.

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United Way

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy asks them to consider giving to the United Way.

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Hitting it out of the park

Supt. Reedy went to one of the district's most successful schools to find out what they're doing right.

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Believe you can and will

Supt. Reedy takes part in Del Norte High's Finish in Four commitment ceremony in which freshmen sign pledges to graduate with their classmates.

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In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy writes about efforts across the district to get students excited about science, technology, engineering and math as well art, literacy, transformation and health.

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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.