Special Education

Colorado River BOCES Special Education Director

Denise Rahe        970-274-4460 drahe@crboces.org

Special Education Director, Data and Reporting Manager

Kristy Slife              970-948-1398 kslife@crboces.org

To request records please email 

kslife@crboces.org & fill out the  

Records Request Form  



The Colorado River BOCES will align services with member districts which may include face-to-face, a hybrid model, and/or distance learning 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.


                                  Local Special Education Directors                           

Garfield School District 16 
Town: Parachute
Kristy Slife
Garfield RE-2
Towns: New Castle, Silt, Rifle
Denise Rahe
Interim Director

Special Service Providers

Jennifer Schryer jschryer@crboces.org

Teacher of Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Rae Henson 

Matt Gibson

Teacher of the Visual Impaired and Orientation and Mobility Teacher - 
Brooke Miller bmiller@crboces.org