Taos High School Principal

Robert V. Trujillo

Mr. Robert V. Trujillo has lived in Taos most of his life. His mother and father are from the Taos and surrounding area. Mr. Trujillo attended Taos and Ranchos Elementary during his 2nd through 6th grade years, then Taos Junior High School (now Taos Middle School), and finally Taos High School where upon he graduated in 1987. After high school, he went on to The University of New Mexico and then transferred to New Mexico Highlands University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Education.

Mr. Trujillo began his teaching career at Taos Junior High/Middle School and spent 13 years teaching there. After attaining his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from The University of New Mexico with a license in Administration, he soon became Taos High School’s Athletic Director and Assistant Principal for three years.  Mr. Trujillo then went on to become the Ranchos Elementary principal for approximately four years, before becoming Taos High School’s principal for the remainder of his career. Mr. Trujillo retired from the Taos Municipal Schools in 2019 after all his years of service in the Taos community.

Mr. Trujillo came back to work for the District in 2021 as GEAR UP Coordinator and has recently been the interim Taos High School Principal. He attributes all his educational accomplishments and successes to his family, students, staff, and the great public schools of Taos!

Robert V. Trujillo

Principal, Taos High School



Taos High School Assistant Principal

Assistant Principal Lisa Abeyta-Valerio

Assistant Principal, Taos High School