Professional Development Opportunities

The WDE offers professional development opportunities throughout the year. Check this list frequently for updates.

Wyoming Student Information Systems User Conference

September 22-24, 2015

More information will be available here soon. A printable flyer is available here.

  • Where: Ramkota Conference Center, Casper, Wyoming
  • When: July 22-24, 2015
  • For more information, please contact Leslie Zimmerschied by email, or by phone: (307)777-8751


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2015 Early Childhood Conference

August 13-15, 2015

A collaboration of early childhood organizations have worked together to plan and host the 2015 Cowboy State Early Childhood Professional Development Conference. This conference will offer three days of high quality trainings and workshops for early childhood providers. STARS credit will be offered. Click here to register or to learn more. Click here to see the conference session schedule. Stay tuned for the conference agenda.

Assessment Literacy/Formative Assessment Development Training

Dates vary, see below

The Wyoming Department of Education is providing five regional two-day professional development opportunities for teachers on assessment literacy and formative assessment resource development. The training is FREE and will be presented by Jan Hoegh, Associate Vice President of Marzano Research. Locations and dates are listed below.

July 21-22 July 23-24 July 28-29 July 30-31 August 4-5

Laramie High School


Agricultural Resource and Learning Center


Thermopolis Middle School

Rock Springs

Rock Springs Community Center


Gillette College Technology Center

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2015 Roadmap to STEM Conference

August 3-5, 2015

Get ready to engage in active, hands-on learning experiences! You will walk away from sessions with tools you can immediately incorporate within your teaching environment, resources for starting or improving STEM programs, and lasting connections throughout the state. One UW graduate credit and 1.5 PTSB credits will be available for this conference.

  • Where: Sheridan College, Sheridan, Wyoming
  • When: August 3-5, 2015
  • Registration Cost: Free, but attendees are responsible for lodging
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