You are here: Home News Thank an EA Today
Posted March 7, 2018

Thank an EA Today

This week we recognize our many Educational Assistants.

What do all schools in APS have in common? They all have educational assistants who help teachers teach and students learn.

APS has nearly 1,800 EAs who go above and beyond the job description. Educational Assistant Day is Wednesday, March 7, so please take some time this week to let them know how much you appreciate all they do.

About 80 percent of the EAs in APS work in special education classrooms. The other 20 percent work in kindergarten classrooms, nurse’s offices, libraries and campus security.

In addition to their regular duties on site, EAs frequently fill in where needed at their schools.

Superintendent Raquel Reedy expressed her gratitude for the district's dedicated EAs. “Educational Assistants play a crucial role in the education of our students and we appreciate all they do," she said. "Many of these individuals work with some of the most challenging students in APS. They help students of all ages, levels, and learning abilities. They are a vital resource for our educational system and we applaud their dedication."

Document Actions
Filed under: ,
News
Class of 2019 Graduates the Week of May 13
The 13 comprehensive high schools will hold their commencements at Tingley Coliseum, and the magnet school ceremonies will be at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
A Few Spots Left for Superintendent’s Cup
July 19 at Sandia Golf Club
More National Merit Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to the recent graduates who received scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Invests in Innovative APS STEM Programs
Story Time in the Park
Monday through Thursday, June 11-July 19, at 25 summer lunch meal sites in the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County. Lunch is served at all sites from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.