Employees of the Month

November 2023

Sara McMartin

Lance Portlock

October 2023

Ellie McMartin

Dr. Jeff Clark

September 2023

School---Megan Rogers

Residential---Wes Huckman

August 2023

School----Leigh Dobbins

               Melissa McQuivey

Residential----Amber Meier

July 2023

School--- Crystal Trent

Residential----Jenneca Willard

June 2023

School---Connor McCormick
Residential----Lance Portwood

May 2023

School---Ellie McMartin & Sara McMartin
Residential----Jennaca Willard

April 2023

School---Megan Roberts
Residential----Lance Portwood

March 2023

School---Tasha Snyder
Residential----Amber Meier  

February 2023

School---Melissa McQuivey
Residential----Caitlin Racay

January 2023

School---Megan Roberts
Residential----Tim McQuivey

December 2022

School---Kristi Gordan
Residential----Rebacca Moore

November 2022

School---Leigh Dobbins
Residential----Lance Portwood

October 2022

School---Melissa McQuivey
Residential----Eric Strawser

September 2022

School---Sara McMartin
Residential----Jade Jordan

August 2022

School---Ellie McMartin & Tasha Snyder
Residential----Tim McQuivey

July 2022

School--- Sara McMartin
Residential----Jade Jordan

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


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

Tasha Snyder, School Secretary
 307- 864-2171

Tony Larson, Facilities & Transportation Supervisor  

307-864-2171 ext. 17

Ellie McMartin, School Nurse

307-864-2171 ext.14

Matt Ivie, Residential Supervisor


Dr. Jeff Clark, Psychologist  
Shawna Bradshaw:  Special Education Behavioral Classroom Teacher  
Leigh Anna Dobbins: Special Education Behavioral Classroom Teacher  

Megan Rogers, School Social Worker
Brian Hopkinson: PE, Health, and Recreational Therapy Teacher; Mandt Instructor

Cottage A
Cottage B 


​​​​​​​Average Years of Service 8/30/2023

Staff Average Length of Employment = 10.1 Years of Service

​              ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Staff Recognitions:

2022-2023 Employees of the Year

School= Melissa McQuivey

Residential= Wes Huckman

Rookie=Lance Portlock

2021-2022 Employees of the Year

School= Melissa McQuivey

Residential=Rebecca Moore

​Rookie= Wes Huckman

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.

                 NW BOCES Staff

NW BOCES Educational and Treatment Facility   Learn & Grow

250 E. Arapahoe St., P.O. Box 112 

Thermopolis WY 82443