Vaccine News 

According to the New Mexico Department of Health (NM DOH), educators will be in one of the first groups to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Last week, NM DOH announced that New Mexico is ready to move into Phase 1B of their vaccination plan which should include educators. View the phases chart » APS educators, are […]

The Remote Teaching Approval Process

APS principals and supervisors have been given the responsibility of assigning staff at their buildings to available remote work assignments in the event that we are allowed to reopen in a hybrid model. Those employees who have requested remote work have been assigned a ranking of 1, 2, or 3. 1 =  the employee is at […]

Teach Democracy in a Time of Insurrection

The saying “You can’t teach kids how to think critically by telling them what to think” applies to us every day as educators. The violent invasion of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on January 6th, and the planned right-wing armed marches in the lead up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, afford us […]

The Legislative Session Has Begun

The 2021 Regular Legislative Session opened on Tuesday, January 19th, and we, as public educators, have a lot of interests on the docket. Your union, Albuquerque Teachers Federation, has put forth our legislative priorities that we hope will help New Mexico build a world-class education system for our students and our communities. We explain these […]