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Scott Elder

Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent

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Contact: Scott Elder, (505) 880-3713, ;
Val Geter, Executive Assistant, (505) 880-3713


Scott Elder is a third-generation New Mexican. He has worked for Albuquerque Public Schools since 1991 when he began his career teaching ESL at Highland High School. He has served as a principal at McKinley Middle School, Career Enrichment Center and Early College Academy, Highland High School, and Sandia High School. He is deeply committed to providing a safe and inclusive learning environment for all public school students.


  • Bachelors of Arts, Political Science
  • Bachelors of Arts Spanish
  • Masters of Secondary Education
  • Masters of Business Administration, Anderson School of Management, University of New Mexico