CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Education will conduct community input meetings on Wyoming’s Social Studies Content and Performance Standards as they pertain to Wyoming’s new “American Indian education program” legislation. These meetings will inform the public of the standards review process and gather public input to be shared with the Social Studies Standards Review Committee for their consideration prior to their work.
A presentation will discuss House Enrolled Act 119 and the process to ensure the cultural heritage, history, and contemporary contributions of American Indians are addressed in the review of the Social Studies Standards.
Participants will be asked to respond to two questions:
- Why is it important for everyone to learn about American Indians?
- What do you want the review committee to know about the cultural heritage, history, and contemporary contributions of American Indians as they review the Social Studies Standards?
The meetings will take place from 6-8 p.m.
- June 12, Frank B. Wise Building, Main Conference Room, 3 Ethete Road, Fort Washakie
- June 13, Central Wyoming College, Intertribal Education Center Room 116, 2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton
- June 15, Park #6 Administration Office Board Room 2nd Floor, 919 Cody Avenue, Cody
- June 22, Sheridan # 2 Administration Office Board Room, 201 North Connor Street, Sheridan
- June 29, Laramie #1 Administration Office Board Room, 2810 House Avenue, Cheyenne
Those unable to attend can respond online through September 8, 2017.
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Kari Eakins, Communications Director