Press Releases


State Superintendent Releases Report on General Status of Schools
Oct. 17, 2014

Wednesday the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, released her Report on the General Status of Schools for 2014.

Register now for EdCamp Yellowstone
Oct. 1, 2014

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), is collaborating with Park County School District #6 to host EdCamp Yellowstone on Saturday, Oct. 11. A networking reception will be hosted by the WDE the evening before on Friday, Oct. 10 at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.

WAPSD Meetings Offer Opportunity for Public Comment
Sept. 18, 2014

The Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities (WAPSD) will hold a public meeting September 25 & 26, 2014 in Casper, Wyoming.

Local District Teachers of the Year Announced
Sept. 9, 2014

Teachers from 31 districts around Wyoming are receiving their District Teacher of the Year Awards from the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE). Each district winner is a semifinalist for the 2015 Wyoming State Teacher of the Year, which will be selected by Oct. 1, 2014, and will represent Wyoming nationally.

Average Wyoming ACT Scores Increase
Aug 20, 2014

Performance results on the ACT for the 2014 graduating class were released today by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the ACT.

Fifth Annual Wyoming Native American Education Conference
Aug 4, 2014

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) invites educators and community members across Wyoming to participate in the Fifth Annual Wyoming Native American Education Conference. The conference will be held Aug. 12 – 13 at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.

WDE Seeks Public Comment on Chapter 10 Rule Promulgation
July 21, 2014

Per state statute (W.S. 21-2-304(a)(iii)), the Wyoming Content and Performance Standards are reviewed every five (5) years, and revisions are approved by the State Board of Education. At its meeting on April 11, 2014, the State Board of Education approved for public comment new standards in the content areas of social studies, physical education, and career and vocational education.

Distance Education Grants Awarded
July 18, 2014

Four school districts and two community colleges in Wyoming have been awarded grants from the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) to fund improvements to their distance education programs.

An open Letter to the People of Wyoming
July 16, 2014

Superintendent Cindy Hill responds to the draft report of the select investigative committee.

Wyoming Education Governance Survey Now Open to the Public
July 15, 2014

The consulting firm hired by the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Education Committee to study the possibility of restructuring State Educational systems has opened a public comment survey.

Free Roadmap to STEM Conference
July 02, 2014

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) is hosting the first Roadmap to Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Conference in Laramie, WY at the Hilton Garden Inn Aug. 6, 7, and 8.

Comment Period on Proposed 2014-15 School Choice Notification Waiver
June 23, 2014

The Wyoming Department of Education is requesting public comment regarding a request for a one-year waiver of the Title I, Part A, which requires local educational agencies (LEA) to provide parents of eligible students with notice of their public school choice options at least 14 days before the start of the school.

Public meeting offers opportunity for public comment
June 14, 2014

The Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities (WAPSD) will hold a public meeting June 19–20, 2014 in Torrington.

Teen Risk Behavior Drops in Wyoming
June 12, 2014

Many dangerous adolescent behaviors are on the decline nationwide according to the 2013 results of the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).

Comment Period on Proposed 2014-2015 Supplemental Education Services Waiver
May 28, 2014

The Wyoming Department of Education is requesting public comment regarding a request for a one-year waiver from a specific regulatory provision of Title I, Part A of the Elementary And Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

The WDE Partners with Meta Metrics to Offer FREE Summer Learning Programs
May 27, 2014

The Wyoming Department of Education in partnership with MetaMetrics, is trying to negate the effects of summer learning loss with two new summer learning initiatives: Find a Book, Wyoming and The Summer Math Challenge.

Call For Participants – 2014 Science Standards Review
May 27, 2014

A call is going out to all Wyoming residents who are interested in serving on the 2014 Wyoming Science Standards Review Committee.

Average Wyoming Four Year Graduation Rate 77.6%
May 19, 2014

More than two-thirds of districts are above the state average four year graduation rate of 77.6% with 30 of the 48 districts above 80% according to data compiled and released by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE).

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant Received by 146 Wyoming Schools
May 12, 2014

Wyoming Department of Education announced 146 elementary schools have been selected to receive the U.S. Department of Agriculture Fresh Fruit and Vegetable grants for school year 2014-2015.

Meeting Slated For Advisory Panel On Students With Disabilities
May 09, 2014

The Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities (WAPSD) will hold a virtual public meeting May 19, 2014.

Social Studies Teacher Summit in Casper
May 08, 2014

Educators from around Wyoming will learn new ways to make social studies exciting this weekend in Casper at the 2014 K-12 Wyoming Social Studies Teachers’ Summit.

WDE’s Leadership Symposium Slated for June in Riverton
May 01, 2014

The Seventh Annual Leadership Symposium is the premiere professional development for educators in Wyoming. The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) sponsored symposium is slated for Central Wyoming College in Riverton June 23-26, 2014.

State Board of Education Asks Review Board to Revise Proposed Science Standards
April 16, 2014

The Wyoming State Board of Education adopted new standards in three content areas – social studies, physical education, and career & vocational education – Friday during its meeting in Casper.

Wyoming Department of Education Grants Waivers from 16:1 Mandate to 19 Districts
April 14, 2014

Nineteen schools were granted waivers Thursday by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) from the state-mandated 16:1 student-to-teacher ratio in grades kindergarten-3.

State Board to Discuss Next Steps in Standards Adoption Process
April 8, 2014

Developing a plan for standards adoption in four content areas will be the focus of the Wyoming State Board of Education meeting at the McMurry Training Center (2220 Bryan Stock Trail) in Casper, April 11. The meeting is scheduled to run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

State Board of Education Sets Meeting To Explore Standards Options
Apr 01, 2014

Determining the next steps for adopting standards in the content areas of science, physical education, career and vocational education, and social studies will be the focal point of a State Board of Education meeting scheduled for April 11 at the McMurry Training Center in Casper.

Wyoming Department of Education Introduces Teacher Cabinet
Mar 21, 2014

The Wyoming Department of Education selected a 15-member Teacher Cabinet last December in Cheyenne, calling for teacher input to department initiatives. Members of the cabinet committed to an 18-month term beginning January 2014. During their term, Cabinet members will participate in monthly teleconference meetings with WDE Director Richard Crandall and WDE leadership.

State Board of Education to Examine New Legislation During Teleconference on Monday
Mar 20, 2014

Gaining clarification on new legislation will be a priority for the Wyoming State Board of Education during a teleconference on Monday, March 24, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

WDE Seeks Public Comment on Part B Application For Federal Special Education Funds

The Wyoming Department of Education will be accepting public comment on its Part B Application for Federal Special Education Funds from March 31, 2014 through May 5, 2014. The state will review and consider all public comments and make any necessary modifications to the application or policies and procedures, as appropriate.

SBAC Field Test Launch Has Shifted
Mar 14, 2014

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) today announced it has shifted the beginning of its Field Test to Tuesday, March 25 from the originally planned launch of March 18. This change is being made to ensure that the Consortium and its contractors have taken all the steps necessary for teachers, students, and administrators to have a productive experience with the Field Test.

Public Comment, 2014 Part B Application for Federal Special Education Funds
Mar 12, 2014

It’s time for the Wyoming Department of Education to submit its application for Part B Federal Special Education Funds and we’re seeking your comments about the process…

Child and Adult Care Food Program Sites in Wyoming are Announced
Mar 05, 2014

This is the Wyoming Department of Education’s announcement of all the participating Child and Adult Care Food Program organizations in the state of Wyoming. The Child and Adult Care Food Program reimburses these organizations for meals they serve according to guidelines they have to follow as a requirement to participate.

Testing Window for PAWS is Open
Mar 03, 2014

The testing window for the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) opens today in the Cowboy State. While the name is the same, the 2014 PAWS won’t look much like previous editions of the test from a content perspective. This year’s PAWS is aligned to the 2012 Wyoming Content and Performance Standards in English language arts and math, which reflect much higher expectations for students across Wyoming.

Presentations on SPRs Available Online
Feb 28, 2014

Thanks to a prioritized effort and a willingness to brave Wyoming’s winter roads, Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) staff have delivered a number of presentations this winter to educators and the public explaining School Performance Reports (SPR), a key component to the Wyoming Accountability in Education Act (WAEA).

Wyoming’s State Enrollment Pushing 93,000
Feb 25, 2014

For the sixth consecutive year, the state of Wyoming is experiencing the largest kindergarten class in its history. This year’s kindergarten enrollment of 8,141 is 10 more students than last year’s class and has pushed the state to its eighth consecutive year of increased enrollment.

WDE offers several presentations at School Improvement Conference
Feb 24, 2014

AdvancED’s 32nd Annual School Improvement Conference is slated for March 3-4 at the Parkway Plaza in Casper and will feature a strong Wyoming Department of Education presence. This spring’s conference has updates on AdvancED accreditation policies and protocols for Wyoming schools.

Native American Education Conference Makes Calls for Presentations
Feb 13, 2014

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the Wyoming Tribal Children’s Triad have made a call for presentations to the Fifth Annual Wyoming Native American Education Conference, scheduled for August 12-13 at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.

WDE Offers Accountability Presentations in Gillette and Jackson
Feb 12, 2014

As the educational accountability process in Wyoming enters its next phase, The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) will release inaugural School Performance Ratings to districts, schools and the public in 2014. Prior to that release, the WDE is presenting a series of demonstrations online and in-person, explaining how the ratings are computed and reported to the public.

Advisory Panel for Students With Disabilities will meet in Cheyenne
Jan 31, 2014

The Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities (WAPSD) will hold a public meeting February 13-14, 2014 in Cheyenne. The event is slated to take place over two days. On Feb. 13, it will go from 1-5 p.m. and again from 8 a.m.-noon on Feb. 14.

Wyoming Seniors Encouraged to Apply for National Youth Science Camp
Jan 22, 2014

Prospective delegates from across Wyoming and the nation are encouraged to submit applications for the 51st Annual National Youth Science Camp, schedule for Charleston, WV, June 27-July 20.

Wyoming Students Selected for US Senate Youth Program
Jan 22, 2014

Senators Michael B. Enzi and John Barrasso today announced Dakota Frederick of Guernsey and Joseph Rubino of Laramie have been chosen as delegates to the 52nd annual US Senate Youth Program, March 8-15 in Washington, DC.

State Board of Education Readies for Cheyenne Meeting
Jan 21, 2014

The Wyoming State Board of Education will meet Jan. 23-24, 2014 in Room 126 of the Hathaway Building, located at 2300 Capitol Ave. in Cheyenne. The Board will hold a work session on Jan. 23 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The Board will hold its regular board meeting on Jan. 24 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. While the State Board of Education will receive an update on standards revisions, a vote is not scheduled on the adoption of new standards in the subjects of science, career and technical education, physical education, and social studies.

WDE to Provide Update on Proposed Standards Revisions
Jan 17, 2014

On November 5, 2013, the Wyoming Department of Education Standards Team presented to the State Board of Education (SBOE) revisions to the state standards in four content areas: Social Studies, Career/Vocational Education, Physical Education, and Science.

Three Wyoming Schools Nominated for Blue Ribbon School Award
Jan 17, 2014

Among the highest accolades for schools in the United States is the National Blue Ribbon Schools award. This year Glenn Livingston Elementary in Cody, Highland Park Elementary in Sheridan, and Southside Elementary in Powell were nominated for the Blue Ribbon Schools honor by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE).

WDE continues to facilitate public comment through online surveys
Jan 15, 2014

The Wyoming Department of Education encourages Wyoming’s educational stakeholders to offer public comment on standards revisions in social studies, science, physical education, and career and technical education through survey forms found on the WDE’s website.

Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities readies for teleconference
Dec 27, 2013

The Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities will meet via teleconference from 10 a.m. – noon on January 10.

National Standards Board Announces 72 New Wyoming Board Certified Teachers
Dec 17, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education, the John P. Ellbogen Foundation and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced today that 72 teachers in Wyoming achieved National Board Certification this year.

Grant Readers Sought for 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants
Nov 27, 2013

Those with a background in education and an interest in the success of after-school programs are encouraged to participate as a grant application reader for the Wyoming Department of Education’s (WDE) 21st Century Community Learning Center’s (21CCLC) ninth cohort grant.

Teachers in Casper and Cheyenne win Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching
Nov 20, 2013

Kim Parfitt of Cheyenne and Gene Smith of Casper have been named the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, netting them each a $500 cash prize from the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), the only state department of education to reward its honorees with a financial award. Parfitt and Smith were honored at a reception last month in Casper.

WDE takes the road for presentations on Growth Indicator
Nov 08, 2013

With a new school ratings system in its pilot year, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) is taking to the road to examine the importance of the Growth Indicator in the Wyoming School Performance Ratings Model.

Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with disability to meet in Casper
Nov 05, 2013

The Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities (WAPSD) will hold public meetings Nov. 13-14 at the Gateway Building at Casper College, Room 225 in Wyoming. The panel serves as a forum by which issues and benefits regarding current and potential services to individuals with disabilities are discussed.

WDE to assemble a Teacher Cabinet
Nov 04, 2013

Teachers across the state will have a regular opportunity to provide input to state education leadership by participating in the Director’s Teacher Cabinet, sponsored by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE).

Pilot School Performance Ratings Released by WDE
Oct 25, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education released its pilot school performance ratings today in Cheyenne. To see how your school did, click here.

WDE Releases school and district level AYP numbers
Oct 15, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education released its list of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) decisions based on 2012-13 school year Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students (PAWS) and ACT data for schools and districts today in Cheyenne.

Assessment and Standards are the Focus of State Board
Oct 10, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education convened for two days of meetings in Cheyenne Monday and Tuesday, addressing a full list of agenda items. For more information, click here.

Three Wyoming Schools Named Blue Ribbon Schools
Sep 25, 2013

Schools in Sheridan, Jackson, and Lovell were honored by the US Department of Education this week as Blue Ribbon Schools.

Locations for Regional Summits on Accountability revealed
Aug 22, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education and the State Board of Education announced locations for their regional summits on the Wyoming Accountability in Education Act (WAEA) today in Cheyenne. Wyoming’s Summit on Education Accountability is a series of meetings offering answers to questions on accountability efforts in Wyoming education, while collecting feedback from educators and parents alike.

Wyoming juniors see ACT scores increase
Aug 21, 2013

Results of Wyoming students who took the ACT suite of tests were made public today in Cheyenne by the ACT as well as the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE). Scores for Wyoming junior class of 2013 saw improvement over a year ago, going from an average composite score of 19.4 in 2012 to a 19.7 this year.

WDE produces timeline on process for adoption of Common Core
Aug 14, 2013

In response to inquiries regarding the process followed in the adoption of the current Wyoming math and language arts content standards, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) has produced a timeline of important dates and information regarding their implementation.

Two Presidential cabinet members talk Native American education in Riverton
Aug 08, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education’s Native American Conference played host to history Thursday at Central Wyoming College in Riverton as the US Secretary of Education and the US Secretary of the Interior came together to discuss Native American education initiatives and challenges.

WDE releases statewide PAWS results
Aug 07, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) released the statewide scores for the 2013 Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS), today in Cheyenne. The PAWS is Wyoming’s state assessment in grades 3-8, and is used to measure students’ progress towards Wyoming content standards.

Wyoming Becomes a governing state in the Smarter Balanced Consortium
Aug 06, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education was notified on Friday that it was granted Governing State status in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC). The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is a state-led collaborative effort which has the goal of developing a system of assessments that measure performance of students against the rigorous Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

WDE to request waiver for Title I notification process
Aug 06, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education is currently requesting a waiver of the 14-day notification Title I, Part A requirement for a local educational agency (LEA) to provide parents of eligible students with notice of their public school choice options at least 14 days before the start of the school year (34C.F.R. § 200.37(b)(4)(iv)).

Regional Summits on Educational Accountability Slated for Fall
Aug 01, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and State Board of Education will partner this fall for 13 sessions offered around the state updating stakeholders on the Wyoming Accountability in Education Act. Wyoming’s Summit on Education Accountability are a series of meetings committed to providing outreach to educational professionals and community members from across the state regarding accountability efforts in its beginning.

Cabinet members to participate at Native American Education Conference
Jul 31, 2013

Two members of President Barack Obama’s cabinet will be in Wyoming next week as Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, will attend the Native American Education Conference in Riverton, Thursday, Aug. 8.

NASA seeks Wyoming participants for Exploration Design Challenge
Jul 25, 2013

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is seeking Wyoming entries for its Exploration Design Challenge. In March, NASA announced a partnership with Lockheed Martin, inviting students in grades K-12 to learn more about radiation in space.

WDE seeks public comment on AMO freeze waiver
Jul 10, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) has opened a two-week public comment period for its waiver request to the US Department of Education to maintain for one year, the current levels of Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), commonly known as No Child Left Behind.

WDE postpones ESEA Flexibility Waiver; submits request to maintain current AMOs
Jul 08, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) has postponed, until the 2014-15, its request for flexibility waiver from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), commonly known as No Child Left Behind.

Statement from Dr. Jim Rose regarding Inquiry Team Review
Jun 21, 2013

On Tuesday, June 18, Governor Matt Mead’s Inquiry Team submitted its independent review of the Wyoming Department of Education in Cheyenne. Today, Dr. Jim Rose, Interim Director of the WDE, issued the following statement regarding the review.

Public Comment Sought for Chapter 31 Rules
Jun 13, 2013

Per state statute (W.S. 21-2-304(a)(iii)), the Wyoming Content and Performance Standards are reviewed every five (5) years, and revisions are approved by the State Board of Education. The following content areas have been revised: Foreign Language and Fine & Performing Arts. These revisions were approved by the State Board of Education on May 8, 2013.

WDE offers Wyoming-specific information on the Common Core State Standards
Jun 11, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) released a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) today in Cheyenne. The FAQ sheet covers 17 questions including the fundamentals of the CCSS to the process used to adopt them in Wyoming.

WDE announces scholarship winners for National Youth Science Camp
Jun 11, 2013

Recent graduates Lingga Adidharma of Laramie High School and Alan Hatlestad of Kelly Walsh High School in Casper earned the scholarships awarded scholarships by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) to attend the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) this summer in Charleston (WV).

State Board of Education names three finalists for WDE Director position
Jun 03, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education announced its three finalists for the position of Director of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), today in Cheyenne. The State Board of Education received 84 applications for the position of Director and over the past two days has interviewed six semifinalists. Today, the State Board of Education pared its list of candidates to three names which will go to Governor Matt Mead who will appoint the Director of the WDE prior to Dec. 1.

State Board of Education names six semifinalists for position of Director of WDE
May 30, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education announced the six candidates it will interview for the position of Director of the Wyoming Department of Education today in Cheyenne. Click here to find out who the semifinalists are as well as when the public will have the opportunity to meet the candidates.

State Board of Education to interview six for State Director of the WDE
May 29, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education will interview six candidates for the position of the Director of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) May 31 and June 1 in Cheyenne. That decision came today after the State Board examined applications from 84 candidates for the position today in Cheyenne.

Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities slates meeting
May 29, 2013

The Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities (WAPSD) will hold public meetings at The Central Wyoming College Intertribal Center in Riverton, June 6-7.

State Board of Education to meet in Cheyenne
May 24, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education will meet May 29-June 1 at the Hathaway Building, Room 126 in Cheyenne. The Board’s three-day meeting will include a business meeting as well as review of applications and candidate interviews for the position of Director of the Wyoming Department of Education.

WDE partners with MetaMetrics to provide Summer Learning Solutions
May 21, 2013

Wyoming Department of Education Interim Director Jim Rose is encouraging educators and families to help students engage in reading and mathematics practice during the summer months in an effort to retain the academic skills they have learned during the year. The WDE is offering two new summer learning initiatives – Find a Book, Wyoming and The Summer Math Challenge.

Search for WDE Director Enters Final Stretch
May 20, 2013

Wyoming’s search for a Director of the Wyoming Department of Education will soon enter the interview phase as the application period for the position closed May 15.

WDE announces 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant winners
May 14, 2013

Wyoming Department of Education Interim Director Jim Rose announced the 11 recipients of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21 CCLC) Cohort Eight grant in Cheyenne today. The program helps students meet state and local standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that complement the school day academic programs; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.

State Board of Education to convene in Casper, May 8-9
May 03, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education will convene on May 8-9 at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in Casper. To read a full agenda and list of discussion points, click on the link below.

Casper workshop niched to service providers of low vision clients
Apr 30, 2013

Service providers for clients with low vision are invited for a three-day workshop in Casper, sponsored by the Wyoming Department of Education. The course is scheduled for July 15-18. The Low Vision Assessment and Intervention program seeks to instruct service providers to identify a variety of non-optical materials for enhancing visual functioning and describe methods for incorporating non-optical devices with optical device instruction.

WDE offers independent living skills course for children and adults with vision loss
Apr 30, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education will offer a course for Independent Living Skills for Children and Adults with Vision Loss or multi-disabilities July 31-Aug. 1 in Rawlins. The course offers itself as an in-service designed to provide therapists, teachers and professionals information on assessing independent living skills.

WDE offers professional development for students and professionals working with low-vision students
Apr 30, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education will sponsor a professional development opportunity for teachers and professionals who work with low vision clients on June 3-6 in Rawlins. The program, titled “Strategies for Assessing, Stimulating and Enhancing Functional Vision,” will provide therapists, teachers and professionals information on functional vision assessments, focusing on intervention stimulation, and enhancing visual functioning of children and adults with low vision.

Orientation and Mobility training slated for Casper
Apr 30, 2013

Improving the lives of clients through advanced Orientation and Mobility techniques is the subject of a training in Casper on May 11-12. The workshop is designed to provide therapists, teachers and professionals information on Orientation and Mobility (O&M) instruction.

WDE applies for ESEA Waiver Related to the Title I, Part A Carryover Limitation
Apr 22, 2013

Due to the events surrounding the sequestration and loss of funding, The U.S. Department of Education (USDE) is giving all State Educational Agencies (SEA) a chance to apply for a waiver enabling states to waive the carryover limitation of more than once every three years for Title 1, Part A funding within Local Education Agencies (LEA).

State Board of Education plans Teleconference for April 25
Apr 22, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education will hold a teleconference on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The items for discussion are the finalization of Director profile, interview dates and protocols for interviews.

Enrollment in Wyoming schools is on the rise
Apr 18, 2013

Fueled by the largest kindergarten class in its history, public schools in Wyoming saw its enrollment grow in 2012-13 by more than 1,500 students. According to data released today by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), there are 90,993 students attending schools this year in the Cowboy State.

Wyoming Department of Education grants 16:1 waivers
Apr 16, 2013

Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) Interim Director Jim Rose granted waivers to each of the 22 school districts that applied for waivers from the state-mandated 16:1 student-to-teacher ratio in grades K-3 for the 2012-13 school year.

Recording of WDE’s Flexibility Waiver presentation available online
Apr 15, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) hosted a pair of online presentations today to unveil details of its flexibility waiver application from certain aspects of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), commonly known as No Child Left Behind. The meeting is available for viewing through the WDE’s Blackboard Collaborate tool and lasted approximately 1:15.

Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities meeting scheduled for April 18-19
Apr 12, 2013

The Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities (WAPSD) will hold public meetings at the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) offices at 320 West Main, Riverton, Wyo. April 18-19. The meeting will begin on April 18 and run from 1-5 p.m. in the WDE’s first floor conference room. It will reconvene at 8 a.m. on April 19 and is scheduled to run until noon.

State Board of Education seeks feedback on attributes of new director
Apr 12, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education is using three different avenues to collect education stakeholder feedback in its search for the Director of the Wyoming Department of Education. The State Board of Education will host an online stakeholder forum April 18 and a teleconference on April 19 by Ray and Associates regarding the Director of the WDE search. The State Board and Ray and Associates are also partnering to collect feedback through an online survey.

WDE to offer update on ESEA waiver and seek public comment
Apr 11, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) will host a pair of online presentations to unveil details of its flexibility waiver application from certain aspects of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), commonly known as No Child Left Behind. In order to solicit as much public comment as possible, the department will host online meetings at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday, April 12. Each presentation will last approximately an hour and a half.

Summer Food Program Seeks Houses of Worship to partner
Apr 08, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking houses of worship to participate in the Summer Food Service Program for summer 2013. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) helps Wyoming children up to the age of 18 get the nutrition they need to learn, play and grow during summer months when they don’t have access to other school meal programs.

WDE Deaf-Blind Project Announces Project SASI
Mar 25, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education’s (WDE) Deaf-Blind Project and Texas Tech University have partnered on a grant program offering Wyoming educators financial assistant in earning their Masters Degree in Sensory Impairments as well as certification in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

State Board of Education awards contract to Executive Search firm
Mar 15, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBOE) awarded a contract to Ray and Associates to aid in the search for the permanent director of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE). Ray and Associates of Cedar Rapids, Iowa was selected during the State Board of Education’s meeting in Rock Springs on Tuesday.

Wyoming granted extension for ESEA Waiver application
Mar 15, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education has been granted an extension on its application for a flexibility waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act.

State Board of Education to meet in Rock Springs
Mar 07, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education will meet Monday and Tuesday, March 11-12 in Rock Springs. The Board will hold a work session on March 11 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. During the work session the Board will review presentations and interview hiring firms for the Director of Wyoming Department of Education search. The work session is open to the public.

Wyoming students to participate in pilot tests
Mar 07, 2013

A number of Wyoming school districts have volunteered to be part of a national pilot for the assessment of common core standards in Language Arts and Math. Nearly 7,000 students in 15 Wyoming school districts will take “Smarter Balanced Assessments” in the coming weeks. Nationwide, more than one million students in grades 3-11 are slated to take part in the pilot.

Wyoming to request Flexibility Waiver from ESEA Targets
Feb 28, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education will submit a request for a Flexibility Waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), commonly known as No Child Left Behind. The waiver request will be filed by Thursday, Feb. 28.

Advanced Placement Report to the Nation released
Feb 22, 2013

The Ninth Annual College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Report to the Nation is available today for the 2011-2012 school year. The report compiles statistics for each state and school in the nation, including test scores of students taking AP courses. The report includes test data for all 48 Wyoming public school districts, and students across the Cowboy State who participated in the program and took more than 2,000 AP tests.

State Board of Education Chooses RFP for Director Search
Feb 15, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) was presented and approved a proposed Request for Proposals (RFP) document seeking an executive search firm to assist the SBE with the search for a Director of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE). The presentation came Monday during the Board’s teleconference.

Dr. Rose updates Superintendents on changes at WDE
Feb 14, 2013

Wyoming Department of Education Interim Director, Jim Rose, Ed. D. spoke to district superintendents of Wyoming schools Friday over the Department’s Blackboard Collaborate tool. The online meeting offered Rose a chance to introduce himself as well as update the state’s superintendents on the division of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction’s office from the Wyoming Department of Education.

New online tool helps college preparation
Feb 08, 2013

Students in Wyoming can now access a newly re-launched online resource to help them plan and prepare for college: www.WYO4ed.org. WYO4ed offers interactive tools to help students understand the Hathaway Scholarship and “Success Curriculum,” explore what majors and careers may fit their interests, and identify pre-college programs across Wyoming.

State Board of Education schedules teleconference
Feb 07, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education will hold a teleconference, Monday, Feb. 11, from 3-4 p.m. The items for discussion are the Request for Proposals (RFP) to secure an executive search firm in the process for recommendations of State Director of Education candidates, legislative issues and State Board of Education contracts.

State Board of Education to Engage Firm for Director Search
Feb 04, 2013

The Wyoming State Board of Education announced its intention to hire a search firm to aid in the selection of the state’s first Director of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE). The decision came today during a special meeting of State Board in Cheyenne. The State Board of Education (SBoE) voted 9-0 to develop a Request for Proposals (RFP), which would contract a search firm to identify possible candidates for the Director of the WDE position.

Chapter 18 Rules Revision Available for Public Comment
Jan 22, 2013

The Chapter 18 Education Rules and Regulations are now available for public comment. The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) will be accepting public comment until March 11, 2013. The following information is intended to clarify the changes to the Chapter 18 Education Rules that address requirements for Private K-12 Non-Religious Schools.

Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities meeting planned
Jan 15, 2013

The Wyoming Advisory Panel exists under the authority of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Implementing Regulations 34 CFR 300 & 301. The panel serves as a forum by which issues and benefits regarding current and potential services to individuals with disabilities are discussed. The Wyoming Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities (WAPSD) will be holding public meetings at Little America, 2800 West Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 82009

WDE seeks community sponsors for the Summer Food Service Program
Jan 15, 2013

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) is seeking community sponsors for the Summer Food Service Program for this coming summer of 2013. Learning does not end when school lets out, and neither does the need for good nutrition. Children who aren’t hungry learn better, behave better, and feel better. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) helps all children up to the age of 18 get the nutrition they need during summer months when they don’t have access to other school meal programs.

Wyoming releases NAEP vocabulary scores
Dec 06, 2012

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill today announced Wyoming’s performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress—known as the Nation’s Report Card or NAEP—in the area of vocabulary. This is a new reporting area for NAEP, and Wyoming’s results for 2011 and 2009 are being released today for the first time ever. Wyoming’s fourth and eighth grade scores were statistically the same as the nationwide average for public schools in 2011.

State Board of Education Teleconference cancelled
Dec 04, 2012

The Wyoming State Board of Education has cancelled the scheduled teleconference for December 10, 2012. The next State Board of Education meeting will be held January 8-9, 2012 in Cheyenne.

Goins Elementary Laura Drake named Wyoming Teacher of The Year
Nov 20, 2012

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, announced today that Laura Drake, a third grade teacher at Goins Elementary of Laramie County School District #1, has been named Wyoming’s 2013 Teacher of the Year.

WDE releases final AYP numbers for 2012
Oct 23, 2012

Following the district review period and completing the quality assurance process, the Wyoming Department of Education releases the final results of 2012 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). The release of information came on Oct. 18.

Additional WAEA presentations planned for Wyoming
Oct 08, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) will present five briefings concerning the Wyoming Accountability in Education Act (WAEA) during October. Click here for more dates and times of presentations by the Wyoming Department of Education.

State Board of Education to meet in Jackson
Sep 19, 2012

The Wyoming State Board of Education will meet Sept. 26-27 at the Snow King Resort in Jackson. Among the topics the board will review during the work session are: an update from the State Board of Education Coordinator; a report from the legislative subcommittee; information on dual immersion; the direction of assessment and End of Course; the board’s strategic plan, a Chapter 31 update and information the Oct. 15 report to the Legislature.

Clarification on 2012 AYP data
Sep 18, 2012

The purpose of this press release is to provide clarity to the September 17, 2012 press release concerning Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). All Wyoming school districts have reviewed their AYP related data; one district’s AYP determinations remain under review per its request.

Department of Education releases AYP data
Sep 17, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education announced today the release of the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) information as defined by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001. All Wyoming school districts have reviewed their AYP related data; one district’s AYP determinations remain under review per their request.

Notification of Waiver Request for Title I,Part A Requirement (34 C.F.R. § 200.37(b)(4)(iv))and Request for Public Comment
Sep 07, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) is seeking public comment regarding a waiver request. The WDE is requesting a waiver of the 14-day notification provision of the Title I, Part A requirement for a local educational agency (LEA) to provide parents of eligible students with notice of their public school choice options at least 14 days before the start of the school year (34 C.F.R. § 200.37(b)(4)(iv)).

Wyoming Department of Education releases 2012 ACT report
Aug 22, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) announces the release of the 2012 ACT (The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2012) test results. The purpose of this release is to provide Wyoming-specific information to parents, students, educators and communities.

PAWS and PAWS-Alt Scores Released Today…It’s Good News!
Jul 23, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education released the statewide scores for the Proficiency Assessment of Wyoming Students (PAWS) and Proficiency Assessment of Wyoming Students – Alternative (PAWS-ALT) today in Cheyenne. The PAWS outcomes released today continue a two-year upward achievement trend. According to historical PAWS data, the percentages of students testing proficient or advanced in each of the tested subject areas, math, reading and science, are the best performances recorded by Wyoming’s students. That is statewide across all tested grades. Among the highlights of the information release was 90.3

Department of Education readies PAWS and AYP data
Jul 16, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) announced today its projected release dates for the 2012 results of the Proficiency Assessment of Wyoming Students (PAWS), the Proficiency Assessment of Wyoming Students-Alternate Assessment (PAWS-ALT) as well as school districts’ Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) determinations.

State Board of Education to hold teleconference
Jul 12, 2012

State Board of Education to told teleconference July 12, 2012 The Wyoming State Board of Education will hold a teleconference on Monday, July 16, 2012 from 3:00-3:45 p.m. The items for discussion are possible contracts for EA 65, a memorandum of understanding with the University of Wyoming and Chapter 18 revisions. Read more…

State Board of Education schedules teleconference
Jul 05, 2012

The Wyoming State Board of Education will hold a teleconference on Monday, July 9, 2012 from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Magee named Director of Standards, Learning and Accountability at WDE
Jul 05, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education announced today the selection of Julie Magee as their new Division Director of Standards, Learning & Accountability.

Wyoming Department of Education’s Waiver Request Sent to U.S. Secretary of Education
Jun 21, 2012

Today Wyoming’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, sent a letter to the Honorable Arne Duncan, the United States’ Secretary of Education requesting a waiver of certain requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

Wyoming Department of Education Offers Workshops for Math Standards
Jun 08, 2012

In accordance with the Wyoming Department of Education’s learning focus on literacy and numeracy, the WDE, as part of the new partnership with REL Central, is developing and deploying training called: WY Figures: New Math Standards.

National 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) results released
Jun 08, 2012

The Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released the National results from the 2011 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Results can be found on the Wyoming Department of Education web site.

Tiffany Dobler Joins WDE as Special Programs Division Director
Jun 06, 2012

Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is pleased to announce the addition of Tiffany Dobler to the Wyoming Department of Education as Special Programs Director.

Standards Review: Wyoming Content and Performance Standards for Science, Social Studies, Physical Education, and Career-Vocational Education
Jun 06, 2012

Pursuant to W.S. § 21-2-304(a)(iii), the Wyoming State Board of Education must prescribe uniform student content and performance standards for the common core of knowledge specified by W.S. § 21-9-101(b)(i). The Wyoming Content and Performance Standards must be reviewed every five (5) years per W.S. § 21-2-304(c). Beginning on June 18, 2012, a standards review will occur for Science, Social Studies, Physical Education and Career-Vocational Education content areas.

Formation of Wyoming Education Accountability Professional Judgment Panel
May 23, 2012

The Wyoming Board of Education today announced that it is seeking nominations to the 27 member professional judgment panel being formed to provide broad-based representation and information to be used in developing and establishing the Wyoming Accountability in Education Act (WAEA) accountability model. A more thorough description of the work of the panel may be found in the Section 5 of the Act (please review pages 644-649 of the referenced PDF file [DO NOT use page numbers on the document, USE page numbers shown in the PDF program]; http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2012/BillswithFN/Chapter/All%20Chapters.pdf)

2011 Wyoming NAEP Science Scores Released
May 10, 2012

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill today announced Wyoming’s performance on the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress, known as the Nation’s Report Card or NAEP. Wyoming’s eighth grade students continue to outperform the national average test score in science. Additionally, students increased Wyoming’s science scores from those reported for 2009.

State Board of Education Approves Change to Chapter 31 Rules
Apr 27, 2012

In 2010, the State Board of Education started a process pertaining to three of Wyoming’s content and performance standard areas; English language arts, math and health. Part of that process involved a period where members of the general public could review and comment on the proposed changes to the state standards in those three areas, that period lasted from December 2011 through early February 2012.

School Improvement Grant Conference Slated for Casper
Apr 05, 2012

Understanding more about research, learning about new online tools, and the examination of goals and benchmarks for leading and lagging indicators are all part of the agenda for next week’s School Improvement Grant (SIG) Conference, sponsored by the Wyoming Department of Education.

Public Comment, 2012 Part B Application for Federal Special Education Funds
Apr 04, 2012

Each year the Wyoming Department of Education submits an application for Part B Federal Special Education Funds. There are two basic components to the application for funds which are posted on the WDE website at /special-education/. The Department will be accepting public comment from April 2, 2012 through May 2, 2012.

Wyoming 2010-11 High School Graduation Rate
Mar 30, 2012

Using the established United States Department of Education methodology, the Wyoming Department of Education’s Federal Four-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate, or “on-time” graduation rate, is 79.74% for the class of 2011 (the 2009-2010 rate was 80.42%) . Wyoming graduated 52 more students than last year. It should be noted that thirty-nine (39) of Wyoming’s forty-eight (48) districts have graduation rates above the state average; twenty-four (24) districts have graduation rates at or above eighty-five (85%) percent.

Education Leadership Symposium slated for Lander
Mar 30, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education’s Special Programs Division will host the sixth annual Education Leadership Symposium in Lander, June 25-28.

WDE offers training on Assessment Resource Tool
Mar 20, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) hosted a requirements meeting on its Assessment Resource Tool (ART) during a demonstration at the Natrona County School District Administration building, Wednesday in Casper.

WDE releases Phase II of Assessment Resource Tool
Mar 12, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) will host a demonstration to the media of its Assessment Resource Tool (ART) at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 14 in the Westwood Room of the Natrona County School District’s Central Services building.

Public Comment FY10 Waiver for Extension of School Improvement Funds to 2014
Feb 06, 2012

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) will be writing to the U.S. Department of Education to request a waiver to extend the FY10 funding received by Wyoming under Title I, Part A 1003(g) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). Wyoming is requesting this funding be extended from its original expiration date of September 30, 2012 to an expiration date of September 30, 2014.

Chapter 31 protocol: 2011 Wyoming Content Standards for Health, Language Arts, Math
Feb 03, 2012

As indicated in the Press Release dated December 22, 2011, public hearings for the Chapter 31 Rules have been set up around the state beginning Monday, February 6th and continuing through Monday, February 13, 2012.

Chapter 31: 2011 Wyoming Content/Performance Standards for Health, Language Arts, Math
Dec 23, 2011

Per state statute (W.S. 21-2-304(a)(iii)), the Wyoming Content and Performance Standards are revised every five (5) years and are approved by the State Board of Education. For 2011, the following content areas have been revised: Health, Language Arts, and Mathematics. The 2011 Revised Wyoming Content and Performance Standards for Language Arts and Mathematics include the Common Core State Standards. These revisions were approved by the State Board of Education on September 23, 2011.

Superintendent Hill Announced School Improvement Grant Awardees
Dec 16, 2011

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill announced the five districts that have been approved for federal School Improvement Grants (SIG). A total of $3,580,001 in funds will be provided to the five districts over three years. The U.S. Department of Education recently allocated Wyoming this money to be distributed as part of the federal Title I program which provides money to districts and schools with high numbers or high percentages of low-income children.

2011 YRBS Results Released
Dec 14, 2011

The Wyoming Department of Education announces the release of the 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) summary and results. A complete set of Youth Risk Behavior Survey results can be accessed on the WDE website at /data/yrbs

Chapter 31: 2011 Wyoming Content/Performance Standards for Health, Language Arts, Math
Dec 07, 2011

Per state statute (W.S. 21-2-304(a)(iii)), the Wyoming Content and Performance Standards are revised every five (5) years and are approved by the State Board of Education. For 2011, the following content areas have been revised: Health, Language Arts, and Mathematics. The 2011 Revised Wyoming Content and Performance Standards for Language Arts and Mathematics include the Common Core State Standards. These revisions were approved by the State Board of Education on September 23, 2011. Both the Chapter 31 Rules and the 2011 Revised Wyoming Content and Performance Standards for Health, Language Arts, and Mathematics will be posted on the WDE website at /standards/review-request-for-public-comments/, on December 12, 2011. There, you will also find the Statement of Reasons. Please take time to review these documents.

Report on Technological Requirements for Wyoming Students
Dec 01, 2011

Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, announced today that the Wyoming Department of Education had completed its study on the bandwidth requirements for the next generation of the Wyoming Equality Network (WEN v3). The report was the culmination of information gathered from students, parents, educators, administrators and experts in the Kindergarten through Grade 12 (K-12) schools and from community colleges across Wyoming. It is expected that the report will become a component of the process by which the next WEN contract is bid and under which the services will be provided. That contract is expected to take effect July 1, 2014.

ACT 2011 High School Graduation Report
Aug 19, 2011

ACT released the 2011 High School Graduation Report this week. A total of 5,533 students are included in the 2011 graduating class report. The percent of the average combined score increased to 20.3% from 20.0% in 2010. When reviewing this report, please keep in mind that these results are not a reflection of the junior’s assessed in the spring of 2011. Those students will be seniors in school year 2011-12. The ACT Graduating Class 2011 Report provides information on the performance of graduating seniors who took the ACT as sophomores, juniors, or seniors. The students self reported that they were scheduled to graduate in school year 2010-2011.

Town Hall Meetings to Discuss 2013 State Assessment RFP
Aug 15, 2011

The Wyoming Department of Education will hold a series of Town Hall Meetings to discuss the upcoming Request for Proposal (RFP) for the 2013 State Assessment. The public and media are encouraged to attend the three events, which are slated for Casper, Moorcroft and Rock Springs in the month of August. The purpose of these meetings is to explain the process for developing a statewide assessment and how it will be used.

Preliminary 2011 PAWS Results
Jun 20, 2011

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) presented preliminary Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) results to the Select Committee on Statewide Education Accountability this past week. The WDE now has six years of PAWS results and the trend in the state is positive. The results that were shared compared 2006 PAWS results to 2011 PAWS results. Student achievement increased across the state in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics, assessed since 2006.

Settlement Agreement Between the State of Wyoming Department of Education and NCS Pearson, Inc.
May 20, 2011

A settlement agreement between the State of Wyoming Department of Education and NCS Pearson, Inc. was completed May 16, 2011. The agreement is the culmination of discussions and negotiations occurring between the two parties during the past several months. A copy of the actual agreement is attached.

Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students Update

The administration of the 2011 Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) ended April 1, 2011. The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) congratulates all participants who worked so hard and contributed so much to the successful administration of the assessment. WDE also congratulates all students who participated in the assessment process.

Public Comment, Application for Part B Federal Special Education Funds

Each year the Wyoming Department of Education makes application for Part B Federal funds. There are two basic components to the application for funds. The first section requires the State to provide assurances that it has policies and procedures to meet all eligibility requirements of Part B of the Act as found in PL 108-446, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and applicable regulations (IDEA). The second component of the application is a spreadsheet showing each required allocation.

Wyoming 2009-10 High School Graduation Rates
Feb 25, 2011

Using a new methodology established by the United States Department of Education, the Wyoming Department of Education’s Federal Four-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate, or “on-time” graduation rate, is 80.4% for the class of 2010.

21st Century Supplemental Funds Grants
Feb 15, 2011

Competitive grant applications for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers for after-school programming are now being accepted. Approximately $134,958 will be available to support after-school programming under the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21 CCLC) federal grant program.

Wyoming to assess afterschool system with grant funding
Jan 28, 2011

The Wyoming Afterschool Alliance (WYAA), an initiative of the Wyoming Community Foundation, has received a three-year grant to conduct a research project surveying the capacity of the public and private afterschool systems and to assess their effectiveness across Wyoming. Read More…

State Board of Education elects new officers
Jan 26, 2011

The Wyoming State Board of Education elected new officers at its most recent meeting in Cheyenne. Gerald “Joe” Reichardt of Wheatland was elected Chairman and Dr. Larry McGarvin of Ten Sleep was elected Treasurer. Read More…