Professional Development Opportunities

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

Early Childhood Conference: Call for Presenters

Please share your insight and knowledge of Early Childhood education by presenting at the Early Childhood Conference, August 13-15. We will examine innovative strategies, research, and best practices in a variety of focus areas. Together, we can ensure that our youngest children are prepared to succeed. For more information or to submit your presentation, please email, or fax (307) 463-9959.

Assessment Literacy/Formative Assessment Development Training

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


Fairground Agricultural Building


Thermopolis Middle School

Rock Springs



Gillette College Technology Center

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Advancing Student Success Through Professional Learning Communities

Learn teaching techniques used by one of the top performing school districts in the western United States! Whether you’re a master teacher, beginning teacher, or in between, sharpen your skills with training from top experts including Dr. Anthony Muhammad, Stephanie Harvey, and Dr. Barbara Schubert.

  • Where: Sheridan College, Sheridan, Wyoming
  • When: July 22-24, 2015
  • Registration Cost: See Registration form for details
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2015 Roadmap to STEM Conference

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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