Jeff Verosky, Head of School, attended Texas A&M University and earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Meteorology. After working for four years as a meteorologist in Houston, he found his passion was helping youth and he moved into the education field. Jeff then worked as a science & math teacher, athletic coach, department head, and athletic coordinator before earning his Master of Arts in Educational Administration and his administrative certificate from Prairie View A&M University. He went on to work as an assistant principal, district athletic & activities director, and school principal for schools in Texas, Colorado & Wyoming. Jeff then moved into the social services sector for 2 years, working as the Executive Director for the Fremont County Group Homes in Riverton and Lander, Wyoming. Jeff is excited to be back in education, and also working with and growing the online school presence in Wyoming to better serve its students and families.
Kristen Stauffer, Operations Manager, graduated from the University of South Dakota with a major in Speech and a minor in English. Since then she has been an assistant manager at a bank, assistant manager of a western store, and public relations director for Paleo Park.
Dan Coe, K–8 Academic Director, earned his BA degree in teacher education from Marian University in Indianapolis, his M.Ed. in educational administration and MA in special education from the University of Wyoming. Dan is a Wyoming PTSB certified teacher and administrator with 37 years’ experience as a teacher, coach, special education director, principal, and superintendent. He was named the Wyoming Superintendent of the Year in 2013 and presented with the AdvancED Excellence in Education Award in 2014. Dan is excited to be a part of the WYVA and Niobrara County School District #1 educational communities as they provide the best quality education for each student. He looks forward to working with students, staff, and families in an online K–12 educational environment that places the highest priority on student learning and success.
Kimberly Harris, Testing Manager, earned her BA degree in Business Administration, and is currently working on her MS in Accounting. Her background is in Recreation and Administrative management. She enjoys her role providing support to the WYVA program and families.