250 E. Arapahoe St., P.O. Box 112 

Thermopolis WY 82443

1-307-864-2171

​nwboces@rtconnect.net

NW BOCES Educational and Treatment Facility   Learn & Grow

Employees of the Month


February 2019

Leigh Dobbins, Special Education Teacher

Sheryl Salinas, Residential Aide


January 2019

Shawna Bradshaw, Special EducationTeacher          & Parent Training Facilitator

Travis Dobbins, Residential Aide


December 2018 

Mark Liesch, Janitorial & Maintenance

Ellie McMartin, LPN & Food Service


November 2018

Kristen Miller, Business Manager

Tony Larson, Maintenance & Transportation 

                    Supervisor

Sue McCann, Residential & School Aide


October 2018

Sara McMartin, Para Educator

Tim McQuivey, Aide


September 2018

Sally Hanson, Administrative Assistant

Samantha "Sam" Zupan, Aide


August 2018

Sara McMartin, Para Educator

Sue McCann, Residential Aide


July 2018

Chelsie Flinn, Para Educator

Sheryl Salinas, Residential Aide


June 2018

Jessica Morris, Substitute Aide

Ellie McMartin, Residential LPN & Cook


May 2018

Sally Hanson, Administrative Assistant

Tony Larson, Maintenance & Transportation

Kenra Kimes, Houseparent

Hannah Varner, residential & School Aide


April 2018

Travis Dobbins, Residential Aide

MarK Liesch, Janitorial/Maintence 


March 2018

Karen Hubele, Paraeducator

Hannah Varner, Aide








​​​​​​Carolyn Conner, Administrative Director
 307-864-2171 ext. 15


 
Kristen Miller, Business Manager
 307-864-2171 ext. 13


Sally Hanson, Administrative Assistant
 307- 864-2171


Tony Larson, Facilities & Transportation Supervisor  

307-864-2171 ext. 17


Dawn Davis, School Nurse

307-864-2171 ext.14


Matt Ivie, Residential Supervisor

307-864-5767


Dr. Jeff Clark, Psychologist  
Shawna Bradshaw, Special Education Behavioral Classroom Teacher  
Leigh Anna Dobbins, Special Education Behavioral Classroom Teacher  
Brian Hopkinson, PE, Health, and Recreational Therapy Teacher
 


Cottage A
307-864-2966
Cottage B  

307-864-5767
 

 

​​Average Years of Service 8/1/2018

Staff Average Length of Employment = 8.44 Years of Service


​​​​​​​​​​​​​Staff Recognitions:


​2017-2018---Employees & Rookie of the Year

School Employee of the Year:

Kristen Miller, Business Manager

Residential Employee of the year:

Kendara Kimes, Houseparent

Rookie of the Year:
Hannah Varner, Aide


​2016-2017---Employees & Rookie of the Year


School Employee of the Year: Shawna Bradshaw---Teacher


Residential Employee of the year:  Omar Bridges----Houseparent


Rookie of the Year:

Brian Hopkinson, PE Teacher

2015-2016---  Employees & Rookie of the Year

School Employee of the Year:

Leigh Dobbins, Teacher

Residential Employee of the Year:  Kristi Gordon, Aide

Rookie of the Year:  

Kali Nuttall, Paraeducator


Years of Service:


February 2019

Tony Larson

15 Years of Service

January 2019

Carolyn Conner 

35 Years of services

Administration 18 years

School Social Worker 17 years


September 2018

Kristen Miller

Business Manger

30 Years of service


July 2018

Leigh Dobbins, Special Education Teacher

10 Years of Service


Dawn Gomendi, Residential Aide

10 Years of Service


June 2018

Sara McMartin, Paraeducator

15 Years of Service


February 2018

Kevin Trent, MANDT Instructor & substitute aide

5 Years of Service

Janaury 2018

Karl Studt, Subsitute Teacher

10 Years of Service



2016 WASEA Director of the Year

Carolyn Conner



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PTSB certified/professional staff:special and regular education teachers; APE/health teacher, behavior specialist, school nurse, school social worker, business manager, residential supervisor, and administrative director. 

Licensed staff/consultants: Psychologist, speech therapist, occupational therapist, physical therapist, licensed practical nurse, psychiatric nurse practitioner & pharmacist. 

High Staff to Student Ratio

All staff are certified in MANDT (non-violent crisis intervention method), First Aide & CPR. 


Continued staff training is mandatory. 
Professional Learning Communities (PLC) meetings weekly

Staff use systematic and cooperative communication methods to work with families, school districts, DFS personnel, MDT teams, and IEP teams. 

The educated, caring, & dedicated staff are committed to providing the highest quality programs in an atmosphere that promotes healing and growth.



Our Staff