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IH Instructional Program

Instruction in Albuquerque Public Schools will provide equitable learning opportunities for all students. At least quarterly, the superintendent will report to the Board of Education on the academic program and strategies for improvement.

Learning activities will be appropriate to individual needs and developmental levels. Instructional programs made available to students will comply with federal and state laws and regulations.

The superintendent, or designee, will ensure that all instruction, including elective courses not specifically authorized by law to be taught at Albuquerque Public Schools, have academic value, adequate instructional time, alignment with New Mexico Adopted Standards and Instructional Scopes, and are regularly assessed.

Administrative Position:

  • Chief of Schools
  • Associate Superintendents of Leadership and Learning

Department Director:

  • Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Executive Director of Accountability and Reporting


Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §22-13-1 et seq NMSA 1978
  • §22-13-1 NMSA 1978
  • §22-13-28 NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

 NSBA/NEPN Classification: IHA

Approved: April 2, 1986
Reviewed: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Revised: April 2001
Reviewed: December 11, 2012
Reviewed: January 8, 2013
Revised: January 16, 2013
Reviewed: February 6, 2023
Revised: March 1, 2023