August 7, 2015 – Albuquerque Public Schools has a new leader. Dr. Luis Valentino came to New Mexico from California. His previous experience includes time working in the San Francisco Unified and Los Angeles Unified school districts. He was also a principal at an elementary school in LA.
Dr. Valentino sat down recently with NMiF producer Sarah Gustavus to talk about what he’s seen in his early weeks on the job. He also talked about how parents and community members can advocate for their schools at the state level.