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Communications Office

We provide a variety of services including media relations, crisis management, internal and external communications and content for APS.edu.

Contact Information

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 630 East Albuquerque 87110 Map

Phone: (505) 881-8421
Fax: (505) 872-8864

Email: communityrelations@aps.edu

Full staff listing

The Communications Office is the vital point of contact for our school and departments; students, families and staff.

The Communications Office

  • helps manage crisis situations
  • responds to media inquiries
  • explains complex issues to parents and the community
  • communicates district directives and policies to employees
  • facilitates access to public records
  • notifies the public in cases of emergency
  • manages content for APS.edu and social media
  • and much more.

By taking on these responsibilities, we free our teachers and administrators to focus on our students and schools.

Here’s How We Helpcolumn 2

Support for Schools
Some services we provide for principals & schools are

  • Crisis Management includes on-site advisement, media management, emergency notifications letters, web & social media postings and more
  • Important Messaging of complicated or controversial issues via easy-to-understand resources
  • School-to-Home Communication System

Support for Parents and the Community
We promote parental involvement and keep the community informed through a variety of channels  including APS.edu, social media and APS The Core, a weekly electronic newsletter sent to 70,000+.  

Media Relations
APS is under constant and intense media scrutiny; we handle hundreds of media requests each month.      

Support for Employees
We keep the district’s employees up-to-date through the weekly electronic employee newsletter Perspective as well as the website.  

APS.edu
We manage the content for the website providing a wealth of up-to-date  information.

Social Media
Follow up on

And download our mobile app!

Marketing
We are responsible for the bulk of APS marketing. With a minimal budget, we create videos, billboards, fliers, brochures, booklets, handouts, presentations, advertisements and  more. Our latest efforts have been to support Schools of Choice.

Transparency
We serve as the Custodian of Records, responding to media inquiries, subpoenas, requests for transcripts, comprehensive student records and more. You can send records requests to .

Support for Administration & Board of Education

Support for the APS Education Foundation

 

    Communications News

    New Webpage Provides Information on Taking, Using Pictures of Students

    Eldorado student Justine Solan worked with the APS Web Team on creating a page that provides information on student photos, permissions and website images.

    Posted February 9, 2012

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    Great Happenings from 2009

    APS has many things to be proud of from 2009.

    Posted December 17, 2009

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    Communications News
    New Webpage Provides Information on Taking, Using Pictures of Students
    Eldorado student Justine Solan worked with the APS Web Team on creating a page that provides information on student photos, permissions and website images.
    Great Happenings from 2009
    APS has many things to be proud of from 2009.