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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.

 


 

 Working to Improve Special Education Morale

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy discusses a study to measure employee satisfaction among special education teachers and staff.

 School Grades Show Improvement

A message from Supt. Reedy about grades released by the state on Friday, Aug. 17.

 Don't We All

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy talks about how staff, students and families alike are hoping for a very good school year.

 Superintendent's Message to the Economic Forum of ABQ

Raquel Reedy spoke to the business leaders' group on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

 Happy School Year!

Superintendent Reedy's back-to-school message for employees

 It Was a Very Good Year

Supt. Reedy's final employee message for the 2017-18 school year.

 Keep on Keeping on

The superintendent's message to employees during the final two weeks of school.

 Beginnings and Endings

Supt. Reedy reflects on graduation in her weekly message to employees.

 Strong Foundation

"As I enter my third year as superintendent, I’m starting to visualize progress as we shift attitudes, add programs and develop strategies that are directly impacting the education and lives of our students," Supt. Reedy wrote in her weekly message.

 Grieving

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy offers condolences to those in the APS community who have lost a loved one this year.

 Best in Class

Innovation and creativity are being recognized by the APS Education Foundation, Supt. Reedy writes in her weekly message.

 Team Coders

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy draws a parallel between team computer coders and educators.

 Spring Break, Spring Cleaning

In her weekly message to employees, Supt. Reedy wishes everyone a Happy Spring Break and encourages donations of gently used clothing to the Spring Cleaning Drive for the APS Community Clothing Bank.

 The Future is in Good Hands

In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy reflects on the APS students who took part in the National School Walkout.

 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.