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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's Message on Poverty

Poverty is prevalent in our schools. Read Supt. Reedy's message on how some are addressing the issue.

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Superintendent Not Used to Spotlight

Like most educators, Supt. Reedy isn't in this job for glory or recognition.

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New Chief Brings Calm, Steadying Hand to APS

Read the profile on Supt. Reedy that ran in the Nov. 29 edition of the Albuquerque Journal.

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Many Great Things Happening in Our Schools

Supt. Reedy spotlights a couple of bilingual students who exemplify effective school programs.

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Teachers are Teaching & Students are Learning

Supt. Reedy reminds employees that while standardized assessments play a role in education, they are just one tool used to measure student success.

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We Pull Together When It Counts

Supt. Reedy encourages employees to consider giving through United Way.

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Special Ed Teacher Exemplifies Dedication

Supt. Reedy recognizes adapted PE teacher Doris Merzweiler and all those like her who go above and beyond to see that students get the help they need to succeed.

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Online Tool Helps Parents Help Their Kids

Supt. Reedy encourages parents and students to use ParentVUE/StudentVUE.

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In the Groove: Message from the Superintendent

Supt. Raquel Reedy says teaching and learning is as it should be in APS.

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Enjoy the Long Weekend

Acting Supt. Reedy's Labor Day message for employees

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Acting Superintendent Up for the Challenge

Raquel Reedy recognizes the value of stepping out of her comfort zone and facing the unknown.

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Raquel Reedy Named Acting Superintendent

Board of Education accepts Dr. Luis Valentino's resignation.

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In her weekly message to employees, Superintendent Reedy outlines her plan for making APS into a premier district.
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We're highlighting our magnet schools during School Choice Week Jan. 22-28.
Nomination deadline extended to Jan. 26
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Apply Now for 2017-18 Teaching Jobs
We're accepting applications for science, math, bilingual and special education teachers.