Semifinalists

The list of five semifinalists for the Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent of Schools. They were scheduled for interviews, then schools were ordered closed due to the spread of the virus.

On March 4, 2020, the APS Board of Education selected five semi-finalists to interview for the superintendent's job while staff begins background checks. Interviews were scheduled for March 19-20, 2020, then schools were ordered closed due to the spread of the virus. 

Table: APS Superintendent Job Semifinalists
Semifinalist's NamePositionEmployerApplication
Vickie Bannerman Comprehensive
High School Principal 
Albuquerque Public Schools Vickie Bannerman Application (PDF)
Michelle Cavazos Chief Officer for
Academics and
Social Emotional Learning
Austin Independent School District Michelle Cavazos Application (PDF)
Kimberly Finke Principal Albuquerque Public Schools Kimberly Finke Application (PDF)
James McIntyre Assistant Professor
& Director, Center
for Educational Leadership
University of Tennessee James McIntyre Application (PDF)
Bolgen Vargas Consultant Self-employed Bolgen Vargas Application (PDF)