Employees of the Month


January 2021

Kristen Miller, Business Manager

Tasha Snyder, Houseparent


December 2020

Melissa Racay, Paraeducator

Erin Bradshaw, Houseparent

Sue McCann, Residential, School, and Food Service Aide


Novemeber 2020

Shawna Bradshaw, Teacher

Tim McQuivey, Residential Aide


October 2020

Mark Liesch, Janitoraial/Maintenance

Dawn Gomendi, Houseparent


September 2020

Leigh Dobbins, Teacher

Sara McMartin, Paraeducator

Darla Bales, Residential Aide


August 2020

Tony Larson, Maintenance & Transportation Supervisor

Brody Gillespie, Residential Aide


July 2020

Connor McCormick, Paraeducator

Jolan Maser, Residential Aide

Deb Guest, Substitute Aide


June 2020

Melissa Racay, Paraeducator/Substitute Teacher

Ellie McMartin, Residential Nurse, Cook, and Aide


May 2020

Brian Hopkinson, PE & Recreational Therapy Teacher; Mandt Trainer

Karl Studt, Residential Aide

Ern Bradshaw, Housepaernt


April 2020

Melissa Racay, School Paraeducator/Substitute Teacher

Sara McMartin, Paraeducator

Brody Gillespie, Residential aide


March 2020

Connor McCormick, School Aide

Sue McCann, School & Residential Aide






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

nwboces@rtconnect.net


 
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
 

 


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Staff Recognitions:


2019-2020 Employees & Rookie of the Year


School Employee of the Year:

Connor McCormick, Paraeducator

Residential Employee of the Year:

Sheryl Salinas, Residential Aide


Rookie of the Year:

Jurene Lee, Residential Aide


2018-2019 Employees & Rookie of the Year


School Employee of the Year:

Carolyn Conner,

Administrative Director


Residential Employee of the Year:

Travis Dobbins, Residential Aide

Rookie of the Year:  

Brody Gillespie, Residential Aide



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

School Employee of the Year:

Kristen Miller, Business Manager

Residential Employee of the year:

Kendra 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:

October 2020

Judy Cramer, 30 Years of Service


September 2020

Melissa Racay, 10 Years of Service


May 2020

Dawn Davis, Nurse Supervisor

15 Years of Service


March 2020

Erin Bradshaw

5 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


​​​Average Years of Service 8/1/2020

Staff Average Length of Employment = 9.3 Years of Service

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