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Scott Elder OfficialAPS Board of Education Names Scott Elder as Superintendent

The APS Board of Education voted to appoint Scott Elder as the district's superintendent. The new superintendent will join board members for a live-streamed news conference on Monday, March 15 at 3 p.m.

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About the Search

When Superintendent Raquel Reedy announced her plan to retire on June 30, 2020, the APS Board of Education began a national search for the district's next leader. After collecting public input regarding the qualities and characteristics desired in the new superintendent, the job was posted in February, 2020 and 39 individuals applied. The search was postponed due to COVID-19 and was restarted November 9, 2020. Applications closed on Jan. 6, 2021.

Four finalists were selected for the Superintendent Job

The Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education selected four finalists on February 5, 2021 for the superintendent’s job following three days of interviews. Recently, Dr. Shah has withdrawn from consideration. The three finalists, chosen from a semifinalist pool of six, are: 

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