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APS Non-Discrimination Statement

Learn more about the APS non-discrimination statement, where to file complaints, and who to contact regarding policies.

The Albuquerque Public School system does not discriminate nor condone discrimination by students, employees, or third parties on the basis of age (40+), color, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, HIV status, mental or physical disability, national origin, natural or protective hairstyles or cultural or religious headdresses, pregnancy/lactation, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, spousal affiliation, serious medical condition, or veteran status in any program or activity of, or sponsored by, the school district and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.


To file a complaint, go to the Equal Opportunity Services Complaint Process.


The following departments have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

Section 504 and Equal Opportunity
Services/Title IX contacts, listed by department
DepartmentServicesContactPhysical Address
Equal Opportunity
Services and
Title IX
and harassment
based on protected class such as race, disability, national origin, religion (see the APS Non-Discrimination policy for a full list)

Heather Cowan, Title VI and Title IX Coordinator
(505) 855-9831

Suite 510 West,
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, N.M. 87110
Section 504 Student-
Teresa Trujillo-
Fairbanks, BA, NBCT
(505) 855-9840
Suite 480 West,
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, N.M. 87110
ADA/Section 504 Employee-specific
Socorro Rodriguez
ADA Coordinator
(505) 855-9852
Suite 400 West,
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, N.M. 87110
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 25704, Albuquerque, NM 87125-0704