250 E. Arapahoe St., P.O. Box 112 

Thermopolis WY 82443



Employees of the Month

January 2021

Update---Kristen Miller, Business Manager

Tasha Snyder, Houseparent

​​​​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  
Brian Hopkinson: PE, Health, and Recreational Therapy Teacher;  Mandt Instructor

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Cottage B  



​​​​Average Years of Service 8/1/2021

Staff Average Length of Employment = 10.85 Years of Service

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Staff Recognitions:

2021-2022 Employees of the Year

School= Melissa McQuivey

Residential=Rebecca Moore

​Rookie= Wes Huckman

2020-2021 Employees of the Year

School= Sara McMartin

Residential=Erin Bradshaw

Rookie= Darla Bales

2019-2020 Employees of the Year

School= Connor McCormick

Residential= Sheryl Salinas

Rookie: Jurene Lee

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

NW BOCES Educational and Treatment Facility   Learn & Grow