LAPS Summer Institute: Teachers Teaching Teachers

During June and July 2020, Los Alamos Public Schools offered Summer Institute, an opportunity for LAPS employees to receive exceptional professional development. While some outside experts were hired to present, most courses were taught by LAPS employees.

San Juan Elem.Teacher Named “Teacher Of The Year”


Antonia Herrera fell in love with teaching almost as soon as she saw the bright eyes and enthusiasm of little kindergartners at Abiquiu Elementary School where she worked as a kindergarten Educational Assistant. The playground activity that convinced her to decide to pursue teaching is skipping. It’s interesting that skipping, an activity that almost all children love to do, caused her to have an epiphany that directed her to teaching…