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Board of Education Recognitions

 S.Y. Jackson Elementary School

S.Y. Jackson Elementary School was recognized as a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School.

Posted November 20, 2020

 APS librarians

Several APS Librarians were recognized for providing exceptional and unique services for students.

Posted November 20, 2020

 APS Equity Champions

Agustin Leon-Saenz, Gabino Noriega, and Dr. Sheryl Williams-Stapleton were recognized as the first-ever APS Equity Champions.

Posted November 20, 2020

 Support of Remote Attendance

Staff from multiple departments were recognized for their support of remote attendance.

Posted November 20, 2020

 Extraordinary Fine Arts Staff

Three staff members were recognized for their work to get instruments into the hands of students for remote learning.

Posted November 4, 2020

 October Employees of the Month

Judith Edwards, Senior Director of Nursing; Melissa Arellano, Assessment Manager, Office of Accountability and Reporting; Stacia Duarte, Principal at Ernie Pyle Middle School; and Linda Cage, Counselor at Grant Middle School were recognized as October Employees of the Month

Posted November 4, 2020

 Staff and Community Partners Who Helped with the 2020 Census

Thirty-four people were recognized for their work to encourage participation in the 2020 Census.

Posted November 4, 2020

 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Jessica Esquibel was recognized for receiving a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Posted October 23, 2020

 Childcare Coordination Team

Yvette Kaufman-Bell, the district's out-of-school time coordinator, Nestor Costales, the manager of strategic partnerships, and Daphne Strader, Coordinated School Health Department director were recognized for their extraordinary efforts to ensure childcare availability for school-aged students.

Posted October 23, 2020

 September Employees of the Month

Rosemary Bien, a specialist in the APS Payroll Department; Erika Montano, a special education principal at West Mesa High School; Yvonne Salazar, the dean of students at Jefferson Middle School; and John Suazo, the school counselor at Inez Elementary School were recognized as September Employees of the Month.

Posted October 23, 2020

 2020 Naval Honor School Award

Eldorado High School and La Cueva High School JROTC were recognized for receiving a 2020 Naval Honor School Award.

Posted October 23, 2020

 APS National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Twenty-eight Albuquerque Public Schools high school seniors were recognized for being named semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Posted October 23, 2020

 Food and Nutrition Services

Food and Nutrition Services staff and APS bus drivers were recognized for their work in managing, cooking, packaging, and delivering food to families during the spring and summer months.

Posted October 7, 2020

 Board Member Candelaria Patterson

Board Member Candelaria Patterson was recognized for receiving the Community Champion Award from the Southwest Alliance of Neighborhoods and Councilor Peña.

Posted October 7, 2020

 Superintendent's Cup Sponsor, B&D Industries, and the Volunteer Committee

B&D Industries and the Superintendent's Cup volunteer committee were recognized.

Posted October 7, 2020

 APS Refugee and Newcomer Supports

APS Refugee and Newcomer Supports were recognized for receiving the Simon of Cyrene Award from Catholic Charities.

Posted October 7, 2020

 Dr. Richard Bowman

Dr. Richard Bowman was recognized for being named one of Albuquerque Business First’s 40 Under 40.

Posted September 17, 2020

 APS@Home

The people who created APS@Home distance learning on New Mexico PBS were recognized.

Posted September 17, 2020

 2019 National Board Certified Teachers

Thirty one National Board Certified Teachers were recognized for their excellent work.

Posted September 17, 2020

 KANW Saturday Morning Dedications

KANW Station Manager Michael Brasher and Volunteer Jorja Armijo were recognized for helping to bring a positive message to New Mexico during this difficult time.

Posted September 17, 2020