RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Long-time Bernalillo Public Schools superintendent Allan Tapia has retired after 21 years with the district.
Tapia submitted his resignation on June 30, and it was formally accepted by the Board of Education on Thursday.
Former Bernalillo High principal Keith Cowan was named interim superintendent.
“We are happy for Mr. Tapia,” Vincent Montoya, board vice president, told the Journal. “He will be missed. He left the district in a good place to continue forward.”