Meet the Team

Photo detailProject Director, Paul McCarty
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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 
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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 
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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
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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 Springs.



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.

 Other Project Partners

McREL International, Katie Andersen
RANDA Solutions, Leslie Kendall
eNet Learning, Dan Morris & Teresa Yohon
Clarity Innovations, John Cromett

District Representatives

NW BOCES PD Committee Representatives 
East Grand School District: James Chamberlin
Hayden School District: Rhonda Sweetser & Gina Zabel
Moffat County School District: Zack Allen
North Park School District: Jack Daly
South Routt School District: 
Steamboat Springs School District: Marty Lamansky 
West Grand School District: Jess Buller

Superintendents Advisory Council 
all NW BOCES Superintendents 

Principal Roundtable 
all NW BOCES principals