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GB Equal Employment with Albuquerque Public Schools

The Albuquerque Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer.

The Albuquerque Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer. The district shall prohibit discrimination 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/childbirth or related condition, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, spousal affiliation, serious medical condition, or veteran status and/or any other protected status as defined by law, in all facets of employment, compensation, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination or selection for district-sponsored training programs. Discriminatory behavior violates state and federal laws and regulations.

APS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees due to disability, pregnancy, lactation, and/or religion.

Administrative Position: Chief of Human Resources and Legal Support Services

Associate Superintendent of Equity, Innovation, Instruction and Support


Department Director: Equal Opportunity Services

Director of Risk Management


Legal Cross Ref.: Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act (42 U.S.C. § 2000e–2)

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. § 794)

Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. §§ 12111-12117)

New Mexico Human Rights Act (NMSA 1978 §§ 28-1-1 et seq.)

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (29 U.S.C. § 621 et seq.)

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (38 U.S.C. § 4311)

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

CABQ CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act Ordinance

FLSA for lactation/PUMP Act - Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act, 29 U.S.C. §§ 201, 207


Board Policy Cross Ref.: AC Nondiscrimination


Procedural Directive Cross Ref.: 

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act / Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance: Employees

Section 504/ADA: Physical Access for Students, Parents, and Employees with Disabilities

Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment: (Title IX) Employees

Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment: (Title IX) Students

Discrimination and Harassment: Employees

Discrimination and Harassment: Students

Disability Harassment: Students


NSBA/NEPN Classification: GBA

Approved: October 21, 1987
Reviewed: January 17, 1990
Revised: April 3, 1991
Revised: November 4, 1992
Revised: February 20, 1996
Reviewed: January 1, 2001
Reviewed: April 2001
Revised: January 2002
Revised: January 2005
Reviewed: May 1, 2006
Revised: May 24, 2006
Reviewed: July 12, 2011
Revised: July 20, 2011
Reviewed: July 7, 2021
Revised: July 7, 2021

Reviewed: August 7, 2023

Revised: August 7, 2023