Professional Development Opportunities

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

Behavior Management/Autism Workshops

The WDE is hosting a series of trainings related to Behavior Management/Autism. They will take place over the course of the school year, each addressing a new topic. District teams are encouraged to attend and may include behavior interventionists, school psychologists, special education teachers, related service providers, administrators, paraprofessional, and general education teachers.

All trainings will take place at the Casper Hilton Garden Inn. There is no cost, but each training is limited to 65 participants.

October 27-28 January 27-28 April 4-5
  • Foundations of Positive Behavior Management
  • Working with Kids with High-Functioning Autism:
    Practical Strategies for the Classroom Presenter
  • Functional Behavior Assessments, Behavior Plans, and
    Data Collection
  • Effective Behavior Management Strategies for Students
    with Autism: Practical Magic
  • Building a Strong Interaction Repertoire and Decreasing
    Disruption with Kids with High-Functioning Autism:
    Self-Regulation, Replacement Behaviors, and Social Skills
    Related to Employment
  • Teaching Social Skills, Replacement Behaviors, and

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NWEA MAP Training

These sessions are intended for teachers, instructional facilitators/coaches, curriculum directors, and principals. Attendees will learn how to use MAP data to plan instruction.

Each session will be a day and a half in length:

November 2-3 November 2-3 November 5-6 November 5-6
Community Center
1925 HWY 310
Training Center
2810 House Ave #306
Central Wyoming College
2660 Peck Ave.
Intertribal Bldg. #125
WCA Regional Training Center
2220 Bryan Stock Trail

For more information, contact Shelly Andrews at or 307-777-3781.

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2015 Winter Writing Workshop

Gaining Ground: Scoring and Norming to Improve Writing Instruciton

December 8-9
How can you empower writing instruction in your classroom and school? Scoring and norming student work ensures consistent expectations and builds a crucial foundation for writing instruction. Registration closes Nov. 20.

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