Dr. Margaret B. Wright, Vice PresidentDr. Margaret B. Wright has been advocating for the educational rights of children since she moved to Pueblo in 2013. She has earned a PhD in educational research and policy analysis with a concentration in curriculum and instruction; a MSA in School Administration and a BA and MFA in Theatre Arts. As an educator, she has served in a myriad of roles: college and community college instructor; education director/principal; teacher (high, middle and elementary schools); a core content teacher (English, Reading, Speech), Special Education (SPED-ESS teacher-gifted), fine arts teachers (theatre and dance), English Second Language (ESL) teacher, paraprofessional (hearing impaired), and substitute teacher; and as an educational consultant/advocate. She has provided professional development for teachers, paraprofessionals and school administrators. During her tenure as a school administrator, she served in several alternative educational settings: three juvenile prisons, a mental health hospital, medical hospital and a specialized Children’s Hospital for students with multiple disabilities.
She was trained as an AdvancED (SCAS CASI) Chair-National Certification as an AdvancED Quality Assurance Review Chair: certified chair for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Council on Accreditation and School Improvement; trained to lead a quality assurance review team visit into any SACS CASI / AdvancED-member school. In addition, she holds certifications as a Colorado Certified Addiction Counselor II (CACII) and a Colorado Registered Psychotherapist. As a Pueblo small business owner, she is president/CEO of Collaborative Educational Supportive Services, LLC an educational/counseling firm.
She is proud to live and serve in Pueblo alongside her husband, Dr. Carl N. Wright, professor of accounting at CSU-Pueblo’s Hasan School of Business.
Dr. Wright was elected to the Board of Education and as Vice President in November 2019. Her term expires in November 2023. She can be reached by email at email@example.com or at (719) 696-0715.