Project Director, Paul McCarty
Paul has been the Executive Director for NW Colorado BOCES since July 2015. He was previously the Hanover School District #28's Superintendent and President of the Pikes Peak BOCES Superintendents' Advisory Council. He brings many years of leadership experience including Principal, Vice Principal, Program Specialist, Teacher, and Department Chair in Colorado and California School Districts. He has a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction with a Special Education Director Licensure as well.
SEED Project Manager, Julie Dalke
Julie is managing the i3 SEED Project. She also coordinates Professional Development and Technology Integration for NW BOCES. In addition, Julie is the NW BOCES grant-writer and Model UN coordinator. She has her Masters in education and experience in teaching Environmental Science as well as managing the NW BOCES website and media center. She has worked for NW BOCES since 2008 and has two elementary-aged children.
Lead Innovation Coach/Coordinator, Beth Melton
Beth is leading the innovation coach team in developing and providing high-quality professional development for our district teachers as well as supporting the project manager and project director in coordinating logistical aspects of the i3 grant and the SEED project. Prior to coming to NW BOCES, Beth was a classroom teacher, interventionist, and RTI coordinator as well as a mentor for at-risk girls. She has degrees and/or certification in psychology, early childhood and elementary education, ELL, special education, and educational leadership and policy studies.
Innovation Coach, Maggie Bruski
Maggie is an Innovation Coach on the i3 SEED project and is
looking forward to helping teachers meet their professional goals through
dynamic, blended learning experiences. Before joining the i3 SEED team, Maggie
taught mathematics at the high/middle school level for 13 years, and after
earning her Masters in Educational Leadership took on the role of Dean of
Students and Assessment Coordinator for the South Routt School District. She has
her BS in Mathematics with a concentration in mathematics education, which may
explain why one of her hobbies is Calculus. Maggie enjoys spending time with
her two school aged daughters and her husband at their home in Steamboat
Innovation Coach, Raylene Olinger
Raylene is an Innovation Coach on the i3 SEED Team. She looks forward to assisting principals and teachers in growing as professionals in order to provide the best opportunities possible for students. Raylene’s previous experience includes over twenty years as an educator both as a classroom teacher and an administrator. She holds a B.S. in biology as well as graduate degrees and licensure coursework in education, specifically ESL curriculum/instruction and educational leadership. Endorsement and experience include secondary science, ESL, health, elementary education, and licensure as a principal. A South Routt native, Raylene lives near Yampa with her husband and two high school-aged daughters.