Next Governing Board Meeting is Tuesday 2/18/2014

Posted on Feb 11 , 2014 in News & Principal's Blog & Projects & Events & Upcoming Events

ACE Leadership High School Governing Council will host a Board Meeting – February 18, 2014 at 5:00pm and will be held at ACE Leadership High School located at 800 – B 20th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104. **********************AGENDA**************************** 1. OPENING ITEMS: VOTE – APPROVE MINUTES FROM January 21, 2014 BOARD MEETING • Motion to approve [...]


Education Week article by Anthony Cody “Tony Monfiletto: A Charter School In No-Man’s Land”

Posted on Apr 16 , 2013 in Media & News & Press & Principal's Blog



In Albuquerque, A Charter School that Recruits Drop-Outs?

Posted on Dec 14 , 2012 in Principal's Blog

Below is a link to a blog written by Anthony Cody, a member of the national faculty of the Buck Institute of Education who was on campus about a month ago with the rest of the national faculty team. I was pleasantly surprised upon reading this because  it does a thoughtful job of highlighting the [...]


What would Tony do? by Marika Shioiri-Clark, Fellow at IDEO.org

Posted on Sep 19 , 2012 in News & Principal's Blog & Projects & Events

Project Summary: IDEO.org is working with the Architecture, Construction & Engineering (ACE) Leadership School to understand the role of community engagement and consider new ways the school might improve and systematize feedback loops between itself and the Albuquerque community. Story Title: What Would Tony Do? Story Summary: IDEO.org Fellow Marika Shioiri-Clark describes a new IDEO.org [...]


TEDxFront Range – We Need All Hands

Posted on Jul 01 , 2012 in Media & News & Principal's Blog


Prelude to the Future: “March Madness” at ACE Leadership

Posted on Mar 21 , 2012 in News & Principal's Blog

Anticipation Was it more like the Final Four of March Madness or a roller coaster ride at Six Flags? There were lots of students with sweaty palms as if they were about to hurl down a fifty foot drop. However, I think it was probably more like the queasy stomach they might get before playing [...]


The New Mexico Center for School Leadership is launched

Posted on Mar 01 , 2012 in Press & Principal's Blog & Projects & Events

On February 17, we launched the New Mexico Center for School Leadership, Networking and Redesign. Our first formal activity was to host all of the new New Mexico charter school applicants for two days to help them imagine the most innovative solutions to design challenges they face. We were heartened by our guests’ passion for [...]


Are You a Learning Organization?

Posted on Oct 19 , 2011 in Principal's Blog

“Will the students at your school be better off than the students who attend other schools in your community?” You should not start a school unless you can answer “yes” to this question. However, the truth is that new schools have little to go on when they make predictions about their future performance. Also, unless [...]


Ice Cream for Dinner

Posted on Oct 04 , 2011 in Principal's Blog

I have been reading a lot about the future of Career and Technical Education (CTE) lately and I must say that I do not understand where this sector of our public education system is headed. Maybe that is because I don’t know much about that world from personal experience. I never took shop in high [...]


Sizer Fellow Update

Posted on Oct 03 , 2011 in News & Principal's Blog

Dear Friends, A few months ago I was invited to be in the first class of Sizer Fellows by the Forum for Education and Democracy and I just returned home from my first meeting with the three other school leaders from around the country.  This is a particular honor for me because Ted Sizer was a luminary [...]