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Posted: February 26, 2021

The Passing of Las Cruces Superintendent Karen Trujillo

A statement from the APS Board of Education and Interim Superintendent Scott Elder

“We are deeply saddened to learn New Mexico has lost one of its most dedicated, accomplished, and genuinely caring educators.

We are still reeling from the shock of Las Cruces Superintendent Karen Trujillo’s death. On behalf of Albuquerque Public Schools and the Board of Education, we want Superintendent Trujillo’s family and the Las Cruces school community to know we are here to assist with anything we can.

We will forever remember Superintendent Trujillo as a role model for all educators, a fierce defender of public education, and a trusted ally. Our heartfelt prayers go out to everyone touched by Superintendent Trujillo’s passing.”