Leadership 2018-03-15T12:14:13+00:00

LAPS Leadership

Dr. Kurt Steinhaus
Dr. Kurt SteinhausSuperintendent of Los Alamos Public Schools
I am committed to daily work to bring out the best in each and every child. Quality teaching and strong schools are the foundation of a strong community.

Our Superintendent

Degrees and Certifications:
•  New Mexico Administration License
•  New Mexico Level 3 Teacher’s License
•  Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Organizational Learning from the University of New Mexico
•  Master of Science in Educational Technology from the University of Oregon
•  Master of Arts in Music from Eastern New Mexico University
•  Bachelors in Music Education from Eastern New Mexico University

•   Build a shared vision for students, staff and community members.
•   Establish productive relationships and communications with students, parents, staff, leaders, and community members
•   Empower students and staff to take control of their own learning by establishing an environment built on accountability and responsibility

School Board

School Board

School Board Members, District Policies, Strategic Plan, Schedules and Agendas
School Board
Who To Call Directory
At Los Alamos Public Schools we want to make it trouble-free for you to connect with someone if you have a question or concern. Please use our “Who To Call Directory” to find a LAPS staff member to help you.
Who To Call Directory

District Leadership

Lisa Montoya
Lisa MontoyaAssistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations
Kelly Taylor
Kelly TaylorAssistant Superintendent for Learning and Accountability
Organizational Chart

LAPS Leadership Organizational Chart

Our team's key focus is being effective in our service to Los Alamos Public Schools.
Organizational Chart

Meet the Teams

Central Office Administrators

Debbie Larson
Debbie LarsonSuperintendent's Administrative Assistant
Joe Palmer
Joe PalmerHuman Resources
Karla Crane
Karla CraneStudent Services
Sal Zapien
Sal ZapienDistrict Site Tech Administrator

Central Office Location

Located In Beautiful Los Alamos

2075 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos, New Mexico, 87544 Phone: 1.505.663.2222 Web: laschools.net

Operations Administrators

Keith Rosenbaum
Keith RosenbaumTransportation and Facilities
Herb McLean
Herb McLeanConstruction
Pierce Jones
Pierce JonesTechnology

Facilites Location

Located In Beautiful Los Alamos

101 Camino Entrada, Building 4, Los Alamos, New Mexico, 87544 Phone: 1.505.663.2234 Web: laschools.net

Great Schools. Great Place to Live. Great People

Los Alamos Public Schools is ranked as one of the premier school districts in the United States. LAPS serves as the primary school district for Los Alamos County, a county recently recognized as a Top 10 County for public schools. See links below on our outstanding achievements for the school district and our outstanding partnership with Los Alamos County.

#1 School District in New Mexico

Top 10 Counties in America for Education

Best Places to Live Top 10

Los Alamos Country #1 for Quality of Life