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Contact Beatriz Valencia Riano  Beatriz Valencia Riano Community School Coordinator
Thank You

Many Thanks to Our School Partners and Sponsors:

  • ABC Community School Partnership
  • City Of Albuquerque ( Sponsor for CSI Grant for Boys and Girls Club)
  • EDAP programs and school sports are sponsored by APS
  • The Multicultural Club sponsored by Catholic Charities 
  • The Mural Project sponsored by The Harwood Art Center
  • The Bible Club sponsored by Follow the Son Fellowship
  • First Nations sponsor tutoring programs at our school
  • Shine Pres ABQ

Community Schools

framework pyramidGoals of the Community Schools Framework

Sustain: Create opportunities to lead together with a Community Schools Council leadership groups and program leads

Share: Create opportunities to grow together offering education to the community with Financial Literacy education, Life Groups, Work Keys, etc.

Spread: Create opportunities to work together with community projects, classroom help, Homework and College/Career Diner, and after-school clubs.

Support: Create opportunities for students and families to care for basic needs like food, clothing, housing, utilities, legal, etc.

Key Infrastructure

PrincipalThe principal models collaborative leadership by working with the community school coordinator, partners and staff to actively integrate families and community partners into the life and work of the school.

Community School Coordinator A dedicated full-time Community School Coordinator facilitates alignment of school, family and community resources as a member of the school’s leadership team 

Community School Council A representative site-based leadership team, including families, students, community partners, unions, community residents, the principal, community school coordinator, teachers, and other school personnel, guides collaborative planning, implementation, and oversight.

Guiding Principles

PURSUE equity

INVEST in a whole-child approach to education

BUILD on community strengths to ensure conditions for learning

USE data and community wisdom to guide partnerships, programs, and progress

COMMIT to interdependence and shared accountability

INVEST in building trusting relationships

FOSTER a learning organization