Meet the Assistant Principal

Stephanie Lopez

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Welcome CFB families to a new school year!  I look forward to working with students and families as they acquire skills and strategies to carry them into their post-secondary lives.  Each and every student deserves a plan for success.  As an administrator, I will work hard to create and support success plans for students, families, and staff.
 2020-2021 begins my 20th year in the district, 5 years as a teacher and 14 as an administrator.  I earned my bachelor’s degree from University of Texas at San Antonio and my master’s from the University of North Texas.  I am thrilled to join the staff of Bea Salazar Learning Center and Mary Grimes Education Center.
My husband, Rob, and I have 2 children.  Both of our children grew up in CFB and currently attend Ranchview High School and Barbara Bush Middle School.

James Otto

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This will be my second year serving as an assistant principal of alternative education in CFBISD.  This is year 19 in education (15 of those in CFBISD!!!) with the last 5 in administration at Long Middle School, and at RL Turner and Creekview High School. I was a teacher and coach at Long Middle School and Vivian Field Middle School.  As a teacher, I taught middle school social studies.

I received my Bachelor’s degree from Sam Houston State in History and my Master’s degree also from Lamar University in Educational Leadership.  I am currently pursuing my Doctoral in Educational Leadership from Lamar University as well.  I will be marrying my best friend soon. She is a teacher in McKinney. We have 2 boys (soon to be 3) and enjoy hiking and spending time with family.

I am proud to serve as an administrator for both the Mary Grimes Education Center and the Bea Salazar Learning Center.