Albuquerque Public School financial officer on paid leave

Albuquerque Public Schools
Albuquerque Public Schools

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A top Albuquerque school official is not at work due to a “personal issue.”

A district spokesperson confirms Chief Financial Officer Don Moya is on paid leave. According to an article from, there is some controversy surrounding a text message Moya received from Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Luis Valentino.

According to the article, it appears Valentino thought he was texting the State Education Secretary instead of Moya. The article says the Valentino’s message said “he was going after Moya.”

Moya has been with Albuquerque Public Schools for five years. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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