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BOOST Logo: B.O.C.E.S. Opportunity for Self-Sufficiency Learning

An employment training program for youth age 16 to 24 years of age.

Trainees in the B.O.O.S.T. program will study the following:

High School Equivalency (HiSet or GED®) Preparation and remediation for Math, Reading, and Writing skills. 

Employment training to include 

  • portfolio development,
  • finance and work habits,
  • interviewing skills 
  • resume and application skills.

Life Skills training to include

  • issues of substance abuse,
  • communication skills,
  • risk-taking behavior,
  • conflict resolution,
  • decision making,
  • stress reduction
  • anger management.

B.O.O.S.T. Trainees may receive funding from the State of Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) or the State of Wyoming Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

The class will be Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. for approximately 12 weeks.

Trainees completing the course may complete their High School Equivalency.

B.O.O.S.T. Trainees will be required to participate in employment training.

B.O.O.S.T. - B.O.C.E.S. Opportunity for Self-sufficiency Training
For More Information Contact

Carol Bourland
307-789-5742 X 103
Email Carol

B.O.O.S.T. Sessions:
Sessions begin each September & January.  

Applicants should contact us at least one month in advance.

Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sessions are approximately 12 weeks.

In Partnership With

The funding for this grant is covered through Workforce Services, state and local grant agencies

“… I graduated from the very first BOOST class in 2009 as Valedictorian… Since graduating I’ve gone to various jobs and in 2014 I got a part-time receptionist job at Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1. … I eventually went to join the B.O.C.E.S. Families Becoming Independent Program where I got my Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications. … In the next couple of years, I’ll be on the path to getting my marketing degree …”

~Maria Cazeras
(Office & Marketing Assistant at Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1)