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Final Steps

Once you have passed the background check you will be asked to bring in your completed paperwork. Carefully review the information listed below. You will be required to complete certain tasks based upon your position at APS.


All APS Employees

Employee User Account

APS employees will be given an Active Directory Account. This user account is used to authenticate and authorize a user and allows him/her to:

  • Log into a computer on the APS domain
  • Use an APS Email account
  • Access district supported systems, such as: AIMS, Blackboard, Cherwell (“APS Service Desk”), Discovery Education, LAWSON, SchoolLoop, SchoolMessenger, Tienet

Directions for Activating and Using Your Employee User Account

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides counseling services for APS employees and their families for physical, mental health, job-related issues, marriage, family, career counseling, and resources and referrals. All services are free and provided in a confidential setting. Employee Assistance Program

Office of Equal Opportunity Services

If a student, employee, or parent/legal guardian on behalf of a student believes that he/she has been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, etc., they may file an internal complaint with the APS Office of Equal Opportunity Services (OEOS). In addition, OEOS can provide informational literature related to rights and responsibilities. Office of Equal Opportunity Services

Teachers and/or Educational Assistants

Substitute Services

Teachers and Educational Assistants must enroll in SmartFind Express.

  • Call Substitute Services at 889-4848 to register for SmartFind Express
  • Training for SmartFindExpress
    • After you have registered for SmartFindExpress, login using your User ID & Password.  The Help screen contains the Employee User Guide and training videos.

Mentor Program for Teachers

The Mentor program is a partnership between the Albuquerque Public Schools, the Albuquerque Teachers' Federation, and The University of New Mexico College of Education. Mentor Program for Teachers

School Calendars

The school calendars contain dates for holidays, breaks, and important school dates; for traditional schools and schools on an alternative schedule. School Calendars

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