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Board of Education Recognitions

The Board of Education celebrates members our community on a regular basis.

 Community School Grant Winners

Twenty APS schools were awarded a Community School Planning, Implementation, and Extension Grant from the New Mexico Public Education Department.

Posted August 17, 2022

 New Mexico Bilingual Multicultural Education Program Award Winners

Six APS schools received the honor.

Posted August 17, 2022

 APS Board of Education Recognizes New Principals

Fifteen schools have new principals or principals who are new to their school at the start of the 2022-2023 school year.

Posted August 17, 2022

 APS Wellness Ambassadors Communicate and Promote Wellness Initiatives

The ambassadors are the "boots on the ground" wellness liaisons for schools and departments.

Posted August 3, 2022

 EOS, Title IX Director Advises Assistant U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

Heather Cowan, APS Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity Services and Title IX, was recently chosen as part of a small group of New Mexico leaders to meet with Secretary Admiral Rachel Levine.

Posted August 3, 2022

 Food and Nutrition Services Area Managers

The Area Managers for APS Food and Nutrition Services were recognized for their exceptional service.

Posted June 30, 2022

 San Antonito STEM Magnet School

San Antonito STEM Magnet School was recognized for being named a National Magnet School of Distinction.

Posted June 30, 2022

 Ruth O'Gawa and the La Vida Llena Community

Ms. O'Gawa and the La Vida Llena community were recognized for their support of APS homeless students.

Posted June 30, 2022

 Language and Cultural Equity Department

The APS Language and Cultural Equity Department was recognized for their support of the McKinney Vento Program.

Posted June 30, 2022

 January Employees of the Month

Doris Baldwin, Valerie Hazelbaker, Helena Livingston, and Leith Page were recognized as January Employees of the Month.

Posted June 30, 2022

 APS Vaccination Partners

Jody Wagner, Department of Health; Stan Low, City of Albuquerque; Uri Bassan, Best Buy Drugs and RX Innovations; Todd Rucker, Victor Quinonez, and John Dufay, APS Maintenance and Operations, were recognized for being APS COVID-19 vaccination partners.

Posted January 26, 2022

 December Employees of the Month

Leonard Fernandez, Dr. Kristine Meurer, Herbert Stanley, and Michelle Waldrop were recognized as employees of the month.

Posted January 26, 2022

 Outgoing Board Members

Dr. David Peercy, Lorenzo Garcia, Candelaria Patterson, and Elizabeth Armijo were recognized for their years of service as board members.

Posted December 28, 2021

 The APS Board of Education

The APS Board was recognized for being named the Large District Board of Education the Year.

Posted December 28, 2021

 Dr. David Peercy

Dr. Peercy was recognized as the outgoing Board President.

Posted December 28, 2021

 Four Board Members

Board Members Peggy Muller-Aragon, Candelaria Patterson, Dr. David Peercy, and Barbara Petersen were recognized for receiving the New Mexico School Boards Association’s Exemplary Award.

Posted December 28, 2021

 Student Artists

Emily Tang, Kendally Bibiano, and Emma Feery were recognized for their artwork.

Posted December 28, 2021

 Lisa Velarde

Ms. Velarde was recognized for her donation of mascot costumes to Atrisco Heritage Academy High School.

Posted December 28, 2021

 Walt Benson

Mr. Benson was recognized for his leadership in the community and through the Albuquerque Public Schools Audit Committee.

Posted December 28, 2021

 Dr. Gabriella Blakey

Dr. Blakey was recognized for serving as a panelist at the 2021 Fall Women’s Summit.

Posted December 28, 2021

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