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Superintendent Raquel Reedy

Raquel Reedy - Superintendent

Raquel Reedy is the superintendent for Albuquerque Public Schools. An educator for more than four decades, Reedy began her career as a teacher of students with visual impairments in Boston in 1974. She started with APS in 1977 as a special education teacher at Atrisco Elementary.

After an eight-year stint as a personnel specialist in the APS Human Resources Department, Reedy served as principal at E.G. Ross and Mitchell elementary schools before being named associate superintendent for elementary education in 2007, supervising 45 elementary schools.

Reedy took over as acting superintendent in August 2015 and was named superintendent in April 2016.

She holds a master’s degree in education from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Texas at Austin.



 Budget Buzz

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy readies employees for the budget process.

 Among the Best

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy writes about inventive teaching and grants that fund it.

 Scrolling Twitter

Superintendent Reedy highlights some of the great happenings in APS schools as told by Twitter.

 The Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy talks about student job shadowing at APS headquarters.

Election Results

Superintendent Reedy reaches out to employees following the defeat of the APS mail-in ballot.

 Last Call to Vote

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy thanks voters who already mailed in their ballots and reminds everyone else that ballots are due by 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5.

 A Good Time to be Superintendent

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy praises lawmakers and the new administration for making public education the number-one priority of the 2019 Legislature.


In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy shares some exciting personal news.

 Be an Informed Voter, Mail In Your Ballot

"I am not here to tell voters how to vote. But I do feel an obligation to let you know what we are asking for. Why we believe we need this money. Why we are seeking a property tax increase," Superintendent Reedy writes in her weekly message.

 Superintendent’s Contract Extended

The Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education voted Wednesday, Dec. 19, to extend Superintendent Raquel Reedy’s contract by a year to June 2021.

 Wishes for a Joyous Winter Break

A holiday message from Superintendent Raquel Reedy

 Register to Vote in Mail-In Election by Jan. 8

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy encourages employees to vote in the mail-in election on a bond/mill levy package for school improvements.

 Recognizing Outstanding Employees

In her weekly message, Superintendent Reedy encourages nominations for the district's new Employee Recognition program.

 Thankful for the APS Family

Read Superintendent Reedy's Thanksgiving message to employees.

 Thank You, Veterans!

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy expresses gratitude for those who serve and those who have served.

 Peer Support

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy talks about the benefits of being a member of the Council of the Great City Schools.


In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy says Americans shouldn't take our right to vote for granted.

 Good Teaching & Learning Make the Year Fly By

Superintendent Reedy's weekly message.


In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy describes APS as her team. "I am its biggest fan."

 The United Way and Our Community

In her weekly message, Superintendent talks about the partnership between APS and the United Way.