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20-Year Veteran Teacher Embraces Technology

Shelly Robinson, a math teacher at School on Wheels, is this month's TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner.

Posted March 16, 2015

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ECA Junior Named to Foundation Board of Directors

Ben Holubiak will join the board in June.

Posted March 10, 2015

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Teacher of Month Has Growing Passion for Education

Bernadine Chavez, a fourth grade teacher at Pajarito Elementary, was recently honored by Pepsi and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted March 10, 2015

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Student of the Week Jacque Irakoze, Alamosa Kindergartener

Sponsored by Nusenda Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted March 10, 2015

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Student of the Week Ekasha Saroea, S.Y. Jackson kindergartener

Sponsored by Nusenda Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted March 3, 2015

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Student of the Week Arianna Medina, Manzano sophomore

Sponsored by Nusenda Credit Union (formerly New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union) and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted February 19, 2015

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Business Community Pitches In on Fun Run

Sign up today for the Miles for Minds 5K run or 1K walk on March 22 that will help raise money for academic programs and the fight against childhood obesity.

Posted February 15, 2015

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Student of the Week Michael Whitford, Manzano Mesa

Sponsored by Nusenda Credit Union (formerly New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union) and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted February 13, 2015

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Teacher Cites Research for Reason to Use Technology

Erin Mayer, a fourth grade teacher at Eubank, is this month's TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner. It's not too late to nominate the next winners.

Posted February 10, 2015

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Student of the Week: Lok Bir Chauhan

Eighth grader at Van Buren Middle School

Posted February 10, 2015

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For JDC Teacher, Each Day Is an 'Opening Act'

Rene Luna is the Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month.

Posted February 5, 2015

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Student of the Week: Jillian Miller

Fifth grade at Eubank Academy of Fine Arts Elementary School.

Posted February 3, 2015

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Student of the Week: Alexa Garcia

Second grade at La Mesa ES.

Posted January 27, 2015

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Teachers Get LEGO Robotics Training

Robotics kits were purchased with funding from an APS Education Foundation Horizon Grant.

Posted January 22, 2015

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Foundation Board Elects New President

Jeff Lunsford takes the reigns of the 22-member board of directors.

Posted January 21, 2015

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Student of the Week: Meliana Gomez

Fifth grade at Adobe Acres ES

Posted January 20, 2015

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Student of the Week: Joseph Gabaldon

Fourth Grader from Painted Sky Elementary School

Posted January 13, 2015

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$15,000 Success Award Goes to Multi-School STEM Project

The APS Education Foundation also awards a $10,000 Success grant to Manzano for a math-based project.

Posted January 8, 2015

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Student of the Week: Noah Mikaelian

Student at APS Transition Services

Posted January 6, 2015

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SupportAPS.org Goes to the Next Level

The online fundraising tool is partnering with ClassWallet to help teachers raise money for classroom projects.

Posted December 18, 2014

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Sisters Pay Utility Bills for Two Kirtland ES Families

Linda K. Green and Judy Larson wanted to help families in need in memory of their mom.

Posted December 18, 2014

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Special Ed Teacher Found Her Calling

Melanie Lucero of Garfield Mid School is the December Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month.

Posted December 16, 2014

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Santa Visits E.G. Ross, Highland with Bag Full of Tablets

Students and teachers who piloted Kuno Tablets at the two schools loved them so much that they were donated by Promethean, TIG and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted December 16, 2014

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Student of the Week: Victoria Jamharian

Eighth Grade at Desert Ridge Middle School.

Posted December 16, 2014

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Music and Technology Intertwine in Antonio Romero's Classes

The itinerant elementary music teacher is the latest TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner.

Posted December 12, 2014

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Vikings Math Teacher Makes a Difference

Peggy Foos was the APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month for November.

Posted December 12, 2014

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Student Foundation Board Member to Represent NM in D.C.

Jonathan Salazar, an Atrisco Heritage Academy senior who serves on the APS Education Foundation Board of Directors, has been selected to participate in the U.S. Senate Youth Program.

Posted December 12, 2014

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Fraternity Donates Dozens of Coats to Ernie Pyle MS

Graduate members of Alpha Phi Alpha also donated coats to the APS Community Clothing Bank.

Posted December 9, 2014

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Student of the Week: Rodolfo Luna

Third Grade at Emerson Elementary School

Posted December 9, 2014

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Broader Horizons Fall Campaign Supports Dozens of Classrooms

The APS Education Foundation's grant program is providing nearly $85,000 this fall for STEM, literacy and fine arts.

Posted December 4, 2014

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APS Education Foundation News
Hall of Honor Inductees Announced
Longtime teacher and administrator Mary Ann Anderson and former Deputy Chief Mark Shea will be recognized at the Gold Bar Gala on April 27.
Officers Elected & New Members Join Foundation Board
Thanks to four directors who are terming off after six years of service.
Nearly $100,000 Goes to Teachers through Horizon Awards
The annual awards sponsored by the APS Education Foundation go to innovative projects in fine arts, STEM and literacy.
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