Superintendent's News

 No Greater Reward for a Teacher

In his weekly letter, Superintendent Scott Elder reflects on the difference APS teachers make in their students’ lives.

Posted April 14, 2023

 Standing Together to Keep Our Kids Safe

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder thanks the DA and other community leaders for working with APS to combat guns in schools

Posted March 31, 2023

 Sharing Our Story and Building Strong School Leaders

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder emphasizes the need for consistency and the intensive coaching APS principals are receiving.

Posted March 10, 2023

 A Brighter Outlook as APS Begins Building its Budget for Upcoming School Year

Actions taken last year leave district in much better financial situation

Posted March 3, 2023

 Lots on the Table as Legislature Kicks Into High Gear

Lawmakers considering several bills that would impact APS

Posted February 24, 2023

 Celebrating the Many Contributions of Black Americans

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder reflects on Black History Month

Posted February 10, 2023

 Our Selfless Seniors Represent the Very Best of APS

In his Friday message, Superintendent Scott Elder takes a look at the remarkable young women and men who make up this year’s Selfless Seniors class

Posted February 3, 2023

 Keeping Our Schools Safe and Gun Free

In his weekly message, Superintendent Elder discusses the disturbing trend of students being caught with guns at school.

Posted January 27, 2023

 Helping Students Find Their Passion

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder discusses the district’s efforts to help students figure out a path forward after graduation.

Posted January 20, 2023

 A Road Map for a Brighter Future for Our Students

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder discusses new goals focused on student outcomes.

Posted January 13, 2023

 Making Big Things Happen for the Future

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder discusses the future and our impact on student success.

Posted January 6, 2023

 So Much to Celebrate: A Message From Supt. Elder

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder shares a video reflecting on the school year and all we have accomplished together.

Posted December 16, 2022

 Developing Goals and Plans: A Message From Supt. Elder

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder follows up on the community conversations and talks about next steps.

Posted December 9, 2022

 Building a Calendar: A Message from Supt. Elder

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder goes through the steps the district takes to create school calendars.

Posted December 2, 2022

 So Much To Be Thankful For: A Message from Supt. Elder

Read Superintendent Elder's Thanksgiving message.

Posted November 18, 2022

 Supt. Elder Inducted into Anderson Hall of Fame

APS Superintendent School Elder was honored by the UNM Anderson School of Management as an extraordinary alum who has achieved professional success, made significant contributions to the community, and serves as a role model.

Posted November 9, 2022

 Join the Conversation: A Message from Supt. Elder

In his weekly message to employees, Superintendent Scott Elder encourages employees to take part in the Board of Education's community conversations.

Posted November 4, 2022

 Keep on Learning: A Message From Supt. Elder

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder encourages employees to take advantage of learning opportunities.

Posted October 28, 2022

 #APS Proud: A Message from Supt. Elder

In his weekly message, Superintendent Scott Elder encourages employees to show their APS Spirit and brag about the good things happening in and around schools.

Posted October 21, 2022

 Customer Care: A Message from Supt. Elder

In his weekly message to employees, APS Superintendent Scott Elder writes about ways to help students and families find the right fit.

Posted October 14, 2022

 Benefits of Working for APS: A Message from Supt. Elder

In his weekly message to employees, Superintendent Scott Elder writes about the excellent benefits APS has to offer its employees.

Posted September 30, 2022

 Outdoor Learning: A Message from Supt. Elder

In his weekly message to employees, APS Superintendent Scott Elder writes about the benefits of outdoor learning.

Posted September 23, 2022

 Measuring Outcomes: A Message from Supt. Scott Elder

In his weekly message to employees, APS Superintendent Scott Elder writes about using state assessment results to help improve student achievement.

Posted September 16, 2022

 Focus on Instruction: A Message from Supt. Elder

In his weekly message to employees, APS Superintendent Scott Elder writes about his plan to improve academic outcomes.

Posted September 9, 2022

 Stay Connected, Keep Learning: A Message from Supt. Elder

In his weekly message to employees, APS Superintendent Scott Elder writes about helping students and families overcome attendance barriers.

Posted September 2, 2022

 APS Connects: A Message from Supt. Elder

In his weekly message to employees, APS Superintendent Scott Elder writes the connections we make with students, families, colleagues, and the community.

Posted August 26, 2022

 Good Impressions: A Message from Supt. Elder

In his weekly message to employees, APS Superintendent Scott Elder writes about first and lasting impressions.

Posted August 19, 2022

 First School Bell: A Message from Supt. Elder

Superintendent Scott Elder writes a weekly message to employees, which is also shared with the public on the APS website. This week's topic: the first day of school.

Posted August 12, 2022

 APS Stands with Muslim Community

Superintendent Scott Elder offers resources and support.

Posted August 9, 2022

 Happy School Year! Video Message from Supt. Elder

Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Scott Elder welcomes staff to the start of the 2022-2023 school year.

Posted August 3, 2022