Ralph Ramos was named Superintendent of LCPS by the Las Cruces Public Schools Board of Education on June 1, 2021. He is a graduate of New Mexico State University, where he earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in agricultural extension education with a focus on administration. He began his teaching career with Las Cruces Public Schools in 1992 as an eighth-grade science teacher at Picacho Middle School, and has served the district as an assistant principal at Sierra Middle School and Vista Middle School. Prior to accepting the interim superintendent position, he was the principal at Camino Real Middle School for the past 13 years. Ramos is from Hurley, New Mexico. He and his wife Yolanda have two daughters, Kacee and Erin.