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Don Crow

Skilled Counselor Corps grant manager for NE BOCES and the NE Colorado Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Partnership grant from El Pomar (NECO PWR Partnership) which serves 37 school districts in NE Colorado. Robust experiences in community outreach programs including currently serving on the Colorado Department of Education ICAP/PWR Facilitators.
  • Master of Arts Degree - School of Counseling: Adams State University
  • Bachelor of Arts - English: University of Northern Colorado
  • El Pomar Grant Administrator - responsible to conduct the Career Development Institute, conduct partner's meetings, meet with school officials, attend a variety of meetings, impliment career cabs, attend career fairs, and oversee all grant goals.
  • Wray High School English Teacher 1967 - 1975
  • Wray High School Counselor 1975 - 2002
  • Served one year as the President and the Executive Director while on spending 20 years on the CSCA Board
  • Served as the Wray District Assessment Coordinaor
  • Served as the interim Principal at Wray Elementary
  • Recognized as the "CSCA High School Counselor of the Year," 1992


Kristie Ham

Experienced Grants Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Curriculum Development, Public Speaking, and Adult Education. Strong community and social services professional with a Master's degree focused in Education Technology from Lesley University.
  • Master of Arts Degree - Technology in Education: Leslie University
  • Teaching Certificate - Secondary Business plus Career and Technical Education: Regis University
  • Bachelor of Science - Computer Science: California State University San Bernardino
  • El Pomar Grant Coordinator - responsible for planning and implementing career fairs, making business contacts for schools, web site design and maintenance, and working with schools in northeast Colorado.
  • Future Business Leaders of America Adviser
  • El Pomar Youth in Community Service Adviser
  • Career Pathways Collaborative 2011 - 2016
  • National FBLA Awards Program Committee 2007 - 2011
  • Colorado FBLA Board of Directors 2000 - 2007
  • Recognized as the "Colorado Outstanding FBLA Adviser" 2008


Greg Swiatkowski;

A motivated, experienced and versatile administrator who is passionate about identifying and serving consumer needs, through coordination and facilitation of services, programs and activities.
  • Master of Arts Degree - Educational Leadership: University of Northern Colorado
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree - Secondary Education-Political Science: Rhode Island College
  • El Pomar Foundation - experienced team leader involved in planning and facilitating career fairs, high school internships and apprenticeships, career cabs and youth entrepreneurial camps throughout the East Central BOCES consortium of 21 school districts.
  • Burlington Town Council Member
  • Burlington District Athletic Director 2010 - 2016
  • Burlington District Middle School Principal 1994 - 2010
  • Deer Trail School K-12 Principal 1978 - 1994