Our Mission Statement:

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Through the cooperative efforts and 
services of NW BOCES, school districts will improve student achievement and maximize resources. 

What is NW BOCES?

Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (NW BOCES) is a cooperative service agency providing special education, professional learning, grant coordination, alternative teacher licensure, induction program and other services to its member school districts.
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Located in the Northwest corner of Colorado, we are composed of 6 Member Districts which are as follows:

East Grand and West Grand School Districts which are located in Grand County. Hayden, South Routt and Steamboat Springs School Districts which are located in Routt County and North Park School District which is located in Jackson County. 

Our Administration

Chris Eberhardt, Executive Director

Chris joined our team in July 2020 during the heart of the pandemic but Chris isn't one to shy away from challenges. Chris has had a long career in education. He's held various positions in the field including,  classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal and interim superintendent in various regions, including Nebraska, Colorado and Oregon. His easy leadership style and his enthusiasm for continuous improvement in the field of education are 2 of the many strengths he brings to the NW BOCES team. You can reach Chris by emailing him at

Our School Districts

Image of East Grand School District Logo                 Image of Hayden School District Logo

Image is of North Park School District Logo                             Image of South Routt School District Logo