Francesca Ver Ploegh is the Senior Director of Innovation for Albuquerque Public Schools, and has served as the MSAP Director for the past six years. Ms. Ver Ploegh has led a staff engaged in delivering and fostering innovative practices in APS Magnet Schools. Effective Collaboration is key to develop a strong partnership for a TEAM to thrive. Ms. Ver Ploegh has 21 years of experience as a Biology & Chemistry Teacher, and an Elementary School Principal of a large urban school that focused on STEM education.
Raise the level of performance consistent throughout school districts nationwide and creates a platform from which all magnet schools can flourish. Magnet Schools of America’s national certification process is designed to recognize the hard work of the best magnet schools in the nation and to help them as they grow.