About Us

The Education Centeris a community education center serving Evanston, Wyoming and the surrounding area. The Center was established in 1986 as a combined effort of Western Wyoming Community College and Uinta County School District Number One. This is a state statute approved method called a Board of Cooperative Educational Services, (B.O.C.E.S.)

Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 Education Center (Education Center) is committed to serving the educational needs of our community and accepts the responsibility to provide high-quality programs and services.

Our Vision
Educate – Empower – Enrich

The Education Center is a one-stop center where an individual can attain their educational goals from adult literacy up to graduate degrees. This is achieved through the following programs:

College Career and Readiness Center
Contact:  Diane White, dwhite@uintaeducation.org

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Education Development (GED©) test preparation
  • Adult Literacy
  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • COMPASS Test Preparation (entrance exam for Western Wyoming Community College)
  • Math Tutoring
  • Workplace Assistance and Training
  • B.O.C.E.S. Opportunity for Self-Sufficiency Training (BOOST), partnering with Workforce Services
  • Education PLUS, partnering with Workforce Services
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)

Higher Education
Contact:  Carol Bourland, cbourland@uintaeducation.org

  • Western Wyoming Community College
  • University of Wyoming
  • Utah State University
  • Western Governors University
  • College and University Testing

Community Education
Contact:  Beckie Eskelson, beskelson@uintaeducation.org

  • Computer Training
  • Personal Enrichment Classes
  • On-line Courses
  • Corporate Training

Authorized Testing Center
Contact:  Candy Sorenson, chamblin@uintaeducation.org

  • GED©
  • Pearson VUE
  • Enterprise Site Manager (ESM), a division of Pearson VUE

Industrial Safety Training
Contact:  Candy Sorenson, chamblin@uintaeducation.org

  • OSHA
  • MSHA
  • DOT
  • Hazwoper
  • Fit Testing
  • National Safety Council Defensive Driving
  • WWCC Contractor Orientation
  • PEC Safeland Orientation
  • BP Wyoming One
  • American Heart Association CPR/First Aid/BLS
  • National Center for Construction, Education & Research (NCCER)
    • Electrical
    • Safety Manager
    • Pipeline Assessments

Wyoming Cancer Resource Services
Contact:  Deborah Bassett, dbassett@uintaeduction.org

21st Century Community Learning Center
Contact:  Tamra Petersen, mattandtamra@msn.com

Uinta County CORE Prevention
Contact:  Tera Lawlar, snowvolleyball@msn.com

Uinta County Tobacco Prevention Program
Contact:  Tera Lawlar, snowvolleyball@msn.com

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