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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.

 


 

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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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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Student of the Week Orlando Ortiz
6th grader at McKinley Middle School
New Head of APS Education Foundation Named
Shannon Barnhill, who once served as a member of the Foundation team, will now be its executive director.
Save the Date: School Choice Fair is Oct. 26
Plan to visit with representatives from APS traditional, magnet and charter schools from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Convention Center.
Deadline to Nominate Selfless Seniors is Friday
The online nomination form is available through Oct. 20.
APS Holds Public Meeting on Charter Renewals
Ten Albuquerque area charter schools are seeking a renewal of their contract with the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education this year.