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.

 


 

Missing My VCR (or maybe not)

"Technology can be so overwhelming. Wonderfully convenient, but intimidating, too," Supt. Reedy writes in reference to the district's new online registration process.

Helping Students Find Their Voice

"We want our students to feel like they have a voice, but we also want them to be safe and in school when they're supposed to be. If we can come up with solutions that allow us to do both, we will all benefit," Supt. Reedy writes in her weekly message.

Florida School Shooting Victims in our Thoughts & Prayers

A message from Superintendent Raquel Reedy

Thanks, Partners!

"Let’s face it, it takes an entire community to educate a child. That’s why I am so appreciative of our many, many partners," Supt. Reedy writes in her weekly message.

Take Care of Yourself

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy notes how a lot of APS employees and students aren't feeling too well these days.

How Can I Help You?

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy contemplates the power of those five works.

A Promise is a Promise

APS has worked to keep budget cuts away from students and learning, Supt. Reedy writes in her weekly message.

APS Launches Twitter Campaign Focused on Learning

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy writes about #ADayInSchool

Holiday Wishes from Supt. Reedy

"However you choose to spend the winter break, I wish you happiness, comfort and rest – well-deserved rest."

Deep Diving

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy looks at ways the district is helping schools to improve including instructional rounds.

Superintendent's Contract Extended

Raquel Reedy's contract, approved by the Board of Education on Wednesday, was extended a year to June 30, 2020.

Improving Schools under the Every Student Succeeds Act

In a message to the APS community, Supt. Reedy describes how some schools are subject to more rigorous intervention.

Getting Off the Bus

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy describes a bus tour that introduced zone principals to resources and organizations in their neighborhoods.

What Thanksgiving is All About

Superintendent Reedy's holiday message

Urban-Suburban-Rural School District

Read Superintendent Reedy's weekly message.

Spread the Word: School Choice Fair is Thursday!

Superintendent Reedy encourages students, families and employees to attend the annual event from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Sweet, Gentle Diagnosis

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy sings the praises of diagnosticians and others who assess, diagnose and work with children with learning problems.

Tools to Connect

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy writes about the importance of informing and involving families in the academic journey of their children.

Pinterest and the 90-Day Plan

Supt. Reedy explains how schools are setting up plans for improvement.