Lauren Laws Named Interim Superintendent for Aztec Schools

Lauren Laws, Interim Aztec Schools Superintendent (Courtesy: Aztec Schools)

For 15 years, Lauren Laws has dedicated her career to Aztec Schools, beginning as a Special Education teacher in 2008. In 2010 she transitioned to General Education, where she spent six years in the classroom working with 4th and 5th graders at Park Avenue Elementary while completing work on her Master's Degree. During her tenure at Park Avenue Elementary, she also served a Lead Teacher, Assistant Principal, and Principal. Lauren has spent the past three years serving as the Associate Superintendent of Teaching and Learning for the district.

From Aztec Schools

Friday, April 5, 2024

The Aztec School Board is excited to announce Lauren Laws as our Interim Superintendent.

Mrs. Laws has been an integral part of Aztec Schools for 15 years. We feel confident in Lauren's vision for our District and we are ready to work alongside her in Strengthening Relationships, Enhancing Educational Excellence and Building Collaborative Environments.

For 15 years, Lauren Laws has dedicated her career to Aztec Schools, beginning as a Special Education teacher in 2008. In 2010 she transitioned to General Education, where she spent six years in the classroom working with 4th and 5th graders at Park Avenue Elementary while completing work on her Master's Degree. During her tenure at Park Avenue Elementary, she also served as a Lead Teacher, Assistant Principal, and Principal. Lauren has spent the past three years serving as the Associate Superintendent of Teaching and Learning for the district.

Lauren holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Consumer Science from NMSU, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership from NMHU. Additionally, she holds licenses in Elementary Education, Special Education, and an Administrative license.

The Laws family embodies a strong commitment to Aztec Schools. Husband, John Laws, serves as Director of Transportation and Safety and recently accepted the position of Golf Coach working with boys and girls, grades 8-12. His dedication extends beyond the school day, as he invests countless hours in guiding young athletes toward success. Meanwhile, their daughter, Ali, has been a proud Aztec Schools student since beginning Kindergarten. She continues to benefit from the nurturing environment and quality education the district provides. The entire Laws family feels blessed to be a part of this community and school district.

Lauren’s goals as Interim Superintendent are to Strengthen Relationships, Enhance Educational Excellence, and Build and Maintain Collaborative Environments throughout the district. Lauren understands the importance of building strong stakeholder relationships and will work to build strong communication links with each site, and department to develop a better understanding of the needs and challenges that exist or arise. She will work to support professional development, ensuring equitable access to resources and opportunities for all educators, students, and staff. She will work with parents and members of the school community to promote positive outcomes for Aztec students.

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