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  • Physical Address:
    6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 620E Albuquerque, NM 87110 Map
  • Main Phone: (505) 880-3753

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Employee Contact Information
Deborah Elder
Executive Director
Joseph Escobedo
Senior Director Charter Schools
Francesca VerPloegh
MSAP Senior Director
Abel Abeita
MSAP Implementation Coach
Lana Greenblatt
MSAP Implementation Coach
Claire Wood
MSAP Implementation Coach
Amy Chase
Charter School Coordinator
Holly Smith
Professional Learning Specialist
Judy Bergs
Charter School Business Manager
Patricia Espinoza
Special Education Liaison for Charter Schools
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.
#ADayInSchool -- Again!
We're promoting a social media campaign during the 2019 New Mexico Legislature to remind lawmakers, and the constituents they serve, of the important work we do on a daily basis.
Student of the Week Esperanza Biggs
A junior at Valley High School
Apply for a Foundation Grant
The APS Education Foundation is now accepting applications for Horizon, Achieve and Success awards.
Events
Jan 19
Metro Girls Swimming & Diving Championships
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