Special Education

Special Education

The Colorado River BOCES provides Special Education and Related Services to Garfield School District 16, Garfield RE-2 and Yampah Mtn. High School. 

Are you looking for a place to support students on the Autism Spectrum?
Are you interested in helping students who have acquired a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Are you curious about how you can help students that will be transitioning?

The Colorado River BOCES has a place for you!!!

We are currently looking for team members for the Autism, BrainSTEPS, and Transition Team.
Please reach out to Denise Rahe or Kristy Slife if you are interested in being part of one of these teams.

Compliance Secretaries

Sadie Teague
Micayla Rhoades

To request records please email 


 & fill out the  

Records Request Form  



                                  Local Special Education Directors                           

Garfield School District 16 
Town: Parachute
Kristy Slife
Garfield RE-2
Towns: New Castle, Silt, Rifle
Denise Rahe
Yampah Mtn. High School
Towns: Parachute to Glenwood Springs
Special Ed. Director: Denise Rahe

Special Service Providers

Jennifer Schryer jschryer@crboces.org

Teacher of Deaf/Hard of Hearing - 

Matt Gibson

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

Speech Language
Savannah Miller, SLPA, smiller@crboces.org

Matt Gibson, SLPA, mgibson@crboces.org

School Psychologist

Jackie Zimmermann jzimmermann@crboces.org

Brie Ferraro  bferraro@crboces.org

Joanne Wanke jwanke@crboces.org

Lauren White  lwhite@crboces.org

CRBOCES Cross District Teams for more information regarding teams please contact Denise Rahe or Kristy Slife