Sheila Roccia joined our team at the Brown County Career Resource Center as the Administrative Assistant in June, 2010. Sheila had previously worked at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia as the Administrative Assistant of the Athletic Department for 19 years. She brings a great experience and skill set in working with college students and enrollment procedures that has helped all of our clients. She is likely the first person you’ll see when walking through our doors.
Adult Basic Education & Career Education Coordinator
Kathryn Kabe is the Adult Education Coordinator at the CRC. She has a master’s degree in education, and she has taught students in nearly every grade from elementary through high school and beyond. Currently, she oversees both the High School Equivalency (HSE) program and our local jail instruction program. Kathryn works with students of all backgrounds and abilities to help them graduate with an HSE diploma and then begin their new careers.
In addition to providing adult education, Kathryn is available to counsel CRC clients about choosing a career pathway or enrolling in Ivy Tech Community College. She also provides college and career education to our local junior high and high school students.
A native of northern Michigan, Kathryn has lived in southern Indiana for the past 35 years where she raised two children with her husband, Greg.
Support Services Coordinator & BCHS Graduation Coach
Shannon joined the CRC staff in November of 2012. She was, however, already a familiar face as a client taking Ivy Tech classes, where she eventually earned her associate degree in psychology and was named Outstanding Graduate of the Year. In May 2012, she graduated with distinction from Indiana University- Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Shannon is currently a doctoral student in the School Psychology program at Indiana University, Bloomington.
Shannon handles many of the career counseling duties and support services that include completing psychological evaluations for testing accommodations, technical support, and helping clients expunge criminal records. She is also a student success coach at the Brown County High School and co-teaches the Botvin Life Skills curriculum- a drug and alcohol prevention program for all first-year students.
A native of Los Angeles, California, Shannon enjoys landscaping, social justice advocacy, reading and sharing inspiring stories and quotes, being curious, and active problem-solving. Her greatest accomplishment is raising five plus children who continue to be the winds that sail her ship called determination.
Adult Basic Education Teacher
Brenda Krieger joined the staff of the Career Resource Center in October 2017 as an Adult Basic Educator offering evening classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. In addition to teaching at the CRC, Brenda is the Office Manager for Brown County Habitat for Humanity.
Brenda is retired from Brown County Schools and is enjoying being open to opportunities to make connections and help people in our community. In addition to her work at the CRC and Habitat for Humanity, she volunteers with Brown County Enrichment for Teens (B.E.T.A.) and Mother’s Cupboard.
She holds a current State of Indiana Teacher’s License, and her degrees are a Bachelor of Science in Education from Indiana University and a Master of Science in Geosciences from Mississippi State University.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, cooking, hiking, and walking her three standard poodles.
Adult Basic Education Teacher
Christy Wrightsman joined the CRC as the Director in July 2018. She has been a member of the Brown County Schools administration since 2006. She served as the assistant principal at BCHS from 2006-2012, Principal at Nashville Elementary 2012-2013 and Van Buren Elementary School 2013-2017, and most recently as the ROI Ready Schools Grant Coordinator during the 2017-2018 school year.
Christy is a 1995 graduate of Brown County High School. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Indiana in 1999, master’s degree from Ball State University in 2004, and Ed. S. from Indiana State University in 2018. She lives here in Brown County with her husband Kirk and children, Reece and Eli. Christy has always enjoyed seeing students of all ages pk- adult grow, learn and prosper. She is dedicated to serving the Brown County community in obtaining the educational resources and credentials that will lead to prosperous lives for themselves and this community.