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APS Education Foundation News, Nusenda Student of the Week, Selfless Seniors, and Best In Class Winners.


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 Student of the Week Elliot Paskett-Bell

Senior at Volcano Vista High School

Posted September 26, 2022

 Student of the Week Briana Cabrera

4th grader at Reginald Chavez Elementary School

Posted September 19, 2022

 Student of the Week Allison Carrete

4th grader at Pajarito Elementary School

Posted September 12, 2022

 Student of the Week Alejandro Muñoz

5th grader at Armijo Elementary School

Posted September 5, 2022

 Celebrating Our Students of the Week

The APS Education Foundation and Nusenda Credit Union sponsor the annual recognition program.

Posted August 29, 2022

 Bank of Albuquerque Contributes $10,000 to Fund Innovative Programs

The grant to the APS Education Foundation will have an immediate impact, funding critical programs for students and staff in Albuquerque Public Schools

Posted August 4, 2022

 Teachers as Students: APS Outdoor Learning Team Pilots Summer Institute

The professional learning opportunity for middle school teachers was made possible by a grant from the McCune Charitable Foundation to the APS Education Foundation

Posted July 29, 2022

 Foundation Earns National Recognition for Transparency

The APS Education Foundation illustrates responsive fiscal management, full accountability, and transparency.

Posted July 21, 2022

 APS Launches Math Discovery Academy


Posted July 5, 2022

 Gold Bar Returns, Celebrating APS Students, Staff, & Supporters

The APS Education Foundation honored Selfless Seniors, Hall of Honor Inductees, an Outstanding Corporate Partner, and the Best in Class.

Posted May 5, 2022

 Nusenda and APS Education Foundation Team Up for EA Scholarships

12 APS educational assistants received the $2,500 scholarship.

Posted April 5, 2022

 Meet the 2022 Selfless Seniors

Learn more about the 14 inspiring high school seniors who will be recognized at Gold Bar on April 29.

Posted March 24, 2022

 Top 25 Education Foundation

The APS Education Foundation is one of only two K-12 education foundations in the nation ranked in the top 25 for three consecutive years.

Posted March 21, 2022

 The APS Education Foundation Announces the 2022 Best In Class Nominees

Nominees will be celebrated and the winner will be announced at Gold Bar 2022 on April 29 at Sandia Resort and Casino.

Posted January 26, 2022

 Congratulations to the Class of 2022 Selfless Seniors

Congratulations Class of 2022 Selfless Seniors! These students work behind the scenes to make our community a better place to live.

Posted December 15, 2021

 STEM Learning Supported by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NM

The longtime APS Education Foundation partner provided more than $13,500 for six STEM programs and projects through classroom and grade-level learning awards.

Posted December 7, 2021

 APS Teachers Take Learning Outside


Posted November 16, 2021

 APS Education Foundation Announced Fall Grant Award Winners

Nearly $200,000 was awarded to 30 programs and projects.

Posted November 12, 2021

 Foundation Has Unexpected Record Year for Donations

Despite the pandemic and the cancellation of two signature fundraisers, the APS Education Foundation awarded 79 grants totaling over $316,500.

Posted June 3, 2021

Apply to Be a Student Board Member

The APS Education Foundation is looking for three students to serve on its board. Applications are due April 9.

Posted March 9, 2021

 Selfless Senior Spotlight: Cameron Ortega

Meet Cameron Ortega of Del Norte High School, 2021 Selfless Senior!

Posted March 8, 2021

 Selfless Senior Spotlight: Griselda Montes

Meet Griselda Montes of Atrisco Heritage Academy High School, 2021 Selfless Senior!

Posted March 1, 2021

 Selfless Seniors Spotlight: Taylor Christiansen

Meet Taylor Christiansen of Cibola High School, 2021 Selfless Senior!

Posted February 15, 2021

 Checking In With Jonathan Saiz of Governor Bent Elementary School

The APS Education Foundation is highlighting grantees who are thinking outside of the box to reach their students during remote and hybrid learning.

Posted February 5, 2021

 Foundation Board of Directors Named Best Non-Profit Board

The APS Education Foundation is proud to announce that its Board of Directors was named the 2021 Best Non-profit Board by Albuquerque Business First for its philanthropy, leadership, and generosity.

Posted January 28, 2021

 Thank You Selfless Seniors Nominators

The next class of Selfless Seniors will be announced in December 2020.

Posted November 2, 2020