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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 students with visual impairments 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.

 


 

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.

Choice Fair

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

United Way

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

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.

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.

STEM, STEAM, STEALTH

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.

So much more

Read Supt. Reedy's tribute to APS employees who strive to make student lives better.

A message on school grades from Supt. Reedy

The state Public Education Department released the grades on Wednesday, Aug. 24.

Appreciation

Supt. Reedy thanks staff for a great start to the school year.

You are not alone

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

Welcome back teachers and school staff!

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

Supt Names New Members to Admin Team

Superintendent Raquel Reedy has filled several top administrative positions.

25 Things You Didn't Know About Supt. Reedy

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

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.

Remembering when grads were kindergarteners

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

Contacting Space

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

CCHS & Other APS Gems

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

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.

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.

News
Three APS Students Going to State Spelling Bee
More than 40 students participate in the districtwide bee held on Jan. 17.
Celebrating the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
While schools are closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in commemoration of MLK Day, students can join the march in Albuquerque, volunteer and learn about the Civil Rights Movement.
Peanut
In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy shares some exciting personal news.
Art & Music Coming to All Elementary Schools
We're hiring 20 music and art teachers each year for the next five so that students will have both subjects every year in elementary school.
Outstanding Employees Announced
The first group of employees honored by the APS Employee Recognition Program includes an activities director, leadership instructor, redirector and specialist.
Events
Jan 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
Jan 21
Board of Education Finance Committee Meeting - Jan 21, 2019
Jan 23
San Idelfonso Pueblo Feast Day
Jan 23
Board Members Attend Economic Forum - Jan 23, 2019
Jan 23
Board of Education District Equity and Inclusion Committee Meeting - Jan 23, 2019
Jan 23
NCAA Information Night — Del Norte HS
Jan 24
Board Members Attend 50th Annual NM Governor's Prayer Breakfast - Jan 24, 2019
Jan 24
Board Members Attend APS Native American Open Community Forum - Jan 24, 2019