Human Resources Specialist
Ashley Salazar

A centralized service for securing substitute teachers is provided for all schools. The system being used is AESOP (Automated Educational Substitute Operator). During the hiring process, teachers and substitutes are given a username and PIN. If you did not receive your username and PIN information to log into AESOP, please contact:  Ashley Salazar for Substitute username and PIN. 
AESOP allows you to log in via the web- or telephone- 1-800-942-3767.
If you need assistance with AESOP, you can contact the school secretary,  Ashley Salazar, or AESOP at Once signed in, AESOP also has a very helpful and effective on-line chat feature.

For Substitutes
Your willingness to give service to Los Alamos Public Schools' students in all curricular areas is appreciated.
As a substitute staff member, you should follow regulations and policies of LAPS. Upon hiring, you will be given information with an option to view or print a Substitute Handbook that covers special regulations, preparation procedures, School Board policies, and more. Please refer to link under: For Substitutes.  
Substitutes should also visit the Student Health & Wellness page to review information regarding students with special health considerations.
Substitutes should use AESOP to customize configuration rules that will determine when they would like to be notified of a sub request, preferred grade levels, days of availablity, preferred working hours and more.

For Teachers
Teachers should request substitutes through the AESOP system. If you do not know your log in information or if you need instructions or assistance, contact your school's front office secretary or Leslie Gallegos at or (505) 663 2262.
Teachers can use AESOP to request substitutes and custom create plans for substitutes that include schedules, starting times, ending times, and special instructions. You can also customize configuration rules to list preferred substitutes or exclude substitutes.