Visits During the Legislative Session

Dear Superintendents,

Education bills are moving through the Jonah Capitol chambers. By the time I send this the status of bills will have changed–the session is moving quickly. Up to date information can be found at the Wyoming Legislature’s website: http://legisweb.state.wy.us/

Have you registered for S5S? Register at: https://edu.wyoming.gov/educators/conferences/s5s/

The rest of this update is best told in photos. Thank you for providing so many opportunities for Wyoming students and educators to be civically engaged and part of the legislative process.

The State Superintendent with a group of elementary, middle, and high school students from Arapahoe School that serve on the student council.
Student Council members from Arapahoe School join us at the Capitol
The Governor and the State Superintendent are surrounded by high school students who serve as state officers for Career Technical Student Organizations and their state advisors in a legislative committee meeting room.
CTE Month Proclamation with students from across the state
Milken Educator Award winner Shannon Hill holds her award shortly after receiving it from WDE Chief Policy Officer Megan Degenfelder.
Shannon Hill (with WDE’s Megan Degenfelder) visits WDE, SBE, and the Capitol as the latest Milken award winner
Three teachers, who are candidates for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, stand in the gallery of the Wyoming House at the Jonah Business Center.
Candidates for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching visited WDE, SBE, and the Capitol (Jim Stith, Joe Meyer, Amy Kassel)
A student testifies before the Senate Education Committee during the legislative session.
Testimony on the importance of Computer Science at a Senate Education Committee meeting

Memos to be released on Tuesday, February 20, 2018:

Jillian