Special Education Parent Resources

Colorado River BOCES Special Education Director
Denise Rahe

Local Special Education Directors

Garfield School 
District 16
Kristy Slife

Garfield RE-2
Interim Special Ed. Director
Denise Rahe

To request records please email 

kslife@crboces.org & fill out the  

Records Request Form  


The Colorado River BOCES SPECIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS will align services with member districts Return to School Plans for the 2020-2021 school year.

On March 18th, 2020 Governor Polis enacted an executive order, ordering suspension of normal in-person instruction at all public and private elementary and secondary schools in the state of Colorado instruction from March 23, 2020 to April 17, 2020 due to the Presence of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Resources for Schools


The ENC Field Day is a day for students with disabilities to discover new experiences, learn new skills, 
and celebrate their own successes. Our hope is to provide a safe environment for students to step out and 
have the courage and confidence to try something that they may not try in other settings.

Encourage Nurture Challenge Field Day 2019

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MVDS Mission is to encourage and support individuals with developmental disabilities, enhance their ability to live, learn, and work in an independent and inclusive manner, and to educate the community about their contributions and capabilities.

MVDS supports adults and children in Eagle, Garfield, Lake and Pitkin counties with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Our work provides life span services for these individuals, their parents and family members, guardians, colleagues at work, neighbors and friends to promote independence, quality of life, and rights protection.

Parents Encouraging Parents
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         Family centered conferences designed to offer support, information, and education to parents with children who have                 a disability, ages birth to 21 years, and professionals.

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PEAK Parent Center believes that all children, including children with disabilities, can learn and participate in their neighborhood schools. Every day, PEAK teaches parents, students, educators, and professionals the skills they need to successfully educate students with all types of disabilities and abilities. We do this because all children deserve the chance to become contributing members of their community, which begins at school.

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