Employees of the Month

July 2018

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

Hannah Varner

February 2018

Kristen Miller

Haeley Dorman

January 2018

Chelsie Flinn, Paraeducator

Kendra Kimes, Houseparent

December 2017

Crystal Chapel, Paraeducator

Sheena Barnes, Residential Aide

November 2017

Shawna Bradshaw, Special Education Teacher

Sheena Barnes, Residential Aide

October 2017

Leigh Dobbins, Special Education Teacher

Karl Studt, Substitute Teacher & Aide

September 2017

Sara McMartin, Paraeducator

Haeley Dorman

August 2017

Melissa Racay, Paraeducator

Amber Meier, Houseparent

​​​​​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


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

Cottage A
Cottage B  



​​Average Years of Service 8/1/2017

Staff Average Length of Employment =9.02 Years of Service

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

250 E. Arapahoe St., P.O. Box 112 

Thermopolis WY 82443



NW BOCES Educational and Treatment Facility   Learn & Grow

​​​​​​​​​Staff Recognitions:

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

School Employee of the Year: _____________

Residential Employee of the year: __________

Rookie of the Year:

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

School Employee of the Year: Shawna Bradshaw

Residential Employee of the year:  Omar Bridges

Rookie of the Year:

Brian Hopkinson 

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

School Employee of the Year:  Leigh Dobbins

Residential Employee of the Year:  Kristi Gordon

Rookie of the Year:  Kali Nuttall

Years of Service:

July 2018

Leigh Dobbins, Special Educagtion 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

December 2017

Debbie Coleman, Houseparent

15 Years of Service

Karen Hubele, Paraeducator & Substitute Teacher

10 Years of Service

June 2017
Sophie Starkey, Houseparent

15 Years of Service

May 2017
Matt Ivie, Residential Supervisor

10 Years of Service

April 2017
Rebecca Moore, Residential Aide

10 Years of Service

October 2016
Travis Dobbins, Aide & Janitor

5 Years of Service

August 2016

WASEA Director of the Year:  Carolyn Conner