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Posted May 8, 2014

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APS Recognizes its Outstanding Counselors

Nicolas Kadlec of Zia ES, Catherine Allen of Madison MS and Bryan Gabaldon of AHA/WMHS were named counselors of the year.

The most spirted PLC: West Mesa/Atrisco Heritage Academy

Counselors from across the district met recently to celebrate their achievements and to recognize outstanding counselors at each level. The counselors of the year are:

  • Nicolas Kadlec of Zia Elementary School
  • Catherine Allen of Madison Middle School
  • Bryan Gabaldon, Crossroads counselor for West Mesa and Atrisco Heritage Academy
  • Rachel Vigil, assistant principal at Eldorado High School, was named Counseling Advocate of the Year.

In addition, the AHA/West Mesa Professional Learning Committee won the spirit award. They celebrated by taking a picture with Sol the Suncat, the CNM mascot.

The annual end-of-year professional development day was held at the African-American Cultural Center at the state fairgrounds and featured keynote speaker Dr. Veronica Garcia, former New Mexico Secretary of Education and current Executive Director of New Mexico Voices for Children.

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