Administration and Staff
Principal, Mark Forman
Mark is entering his 12th year of service in K-12 public education. He is a Teach for America alum and spent the first three years of his career teaching ELA to 7th- and 8th-graders at an all boys charter school in inner city Wilmington, DE, leading his students to exemplary achievement each year. He next served for one year as a middle school assistant principal for a high-performing International Baccalaureate (IB) charter school network in the Dallas-Ft. Worth region before becoming a founding high school principal within the same network, where he served for four years and led the school to an "A" rating from the state. Mark next transitioned to a high school principal role at a high-performing charter network in New York City.
Adminstrative Assistant/Librarian, Maggie Olguin
Maggie grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio and is forever a Cleveland sports fan! She graduated with a B.S. in Human Ecology from The Ohio State University in 2007. She moved to her husband's hometown of Socorro in 2010. Maggie joined Cottonwood Valley full time in August 2016. She is currently working on her Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Western New Mexico University.
Outside of work, you can find Maggie and her family having fun outdoors!
Nurse, Stephanie O'Toole
Stephanie is a Socorro native who returned to her hometown after meeting her husband and earning a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of New Mexico. She taught first grade for 6 years before returning to school. In 2017, she earned a BSN from UNM College of Nursing. She is currently a nurse in the ER and Med/Surg at Socorro General Hospital. She also has 2 boys, Jaxon and Mason, that keep her busy!