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Wyoming State Board of Education to Reconsider Draft Computer Science Standards

April 15, 2019 CHEYENNE  – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a full-day meeting in Riverton beginning at 8 a.m. on April 25, 2019 at the Fremont County School District #25 board room located at 121 North 25th Street. The SBE will first convene as the State Board of Vocational Education (SBVE) [...]

April 15th, 2019|Meetings, News, Standards|

State Board Partners with Department of Education to Improve Computer Science Standards

March 25, 2019 CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) voted on Thursday to have a review committee continue to examine a draft set of Computer Science standards. Walt Wilcox, Chairman of the State Board noted, “As many in the audience have suggested, it’s better to get these right than rush to approve [...]

March 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Wyoming State Board of Education to Receive Draft Computer Science Standards Survey Results

March 13, 2019 CHEYENNE  – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a full-day meeting in Casper beginning at 9 a.m. on March 21, 2019 at the Natrona County School District Activity Center, 2371 Hickory Street. The SBE will first convene as the State Board of Vocational Education (SBVE) to hear an update [...]

March 13th, 2019|Alternative Schedules, Meetings, News, Standards|

For These State Board Members, It’s All About Service

In March, the Wyoming State Senate confirmed Governor Mark Gordon’s two new nominations to the Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) — Debbie Bovee and Bill Lambert. These appointments came at a time when the State Board of Education was losing two of its members who completed their six-year terms — Ken Rathbun and Scotty [...]

March 12th, 2019|Blog|

Guest Post by Dana Wyatt on Embracing the Heart of the New Indian Education Standards

Dana Wyatt is a sixth grade teacher at Sheridan Junior High School. In partnership with Panasonic, she has run the Kid Witness News video program there since 1992. Over the years the program has won fourteen awards. This year’s project video, “We See You, But We Don’t Know You,” focuses on her students’ interaction with [...]

February 26th, 2019|Blog|

State Board Grants Accreditation for Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy

February 25, 2019 CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) granted the Wyoming Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy (WCCA) full accreditation at its regular meeting in Cheyenne Friday. The WCCA, located in Guernsey, provides a safe, disciplined, and professional learning environment that empowers non-traditional learners (ages 16-18) to improve their educational level and employment potential [...]

February 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Wyoming State Board of Education will hold Officer Elections in Cheyenne

February 14, 2019 CHEYENNE  – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a regular meeting in Cheyenne beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019. The SBE will first convene as the State Board of Vocational Education (SBVE) to hear an update from the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) on the State [...]

February 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Wyoming State Board of Education to Receive Draft Computer Science Standards

January 10, 2019 CHEYENNE  – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a half-day meeting via teleconference beginning at 1 p.m. on January 17, 2019. The SBE will hear reports from board coordinator Dr. Thomas Sachse on the legislative session and administrative procedures. The Wyoming Department of Education will report on computer science standards [...]

January 10th, 2019|Meetings, News, Standards|

State Board Reviews Draft Legislation, Preschool Resolution, and Receives Reports from WDE

November 20, 2018 CHEYENNE - The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) held a virtual meeting on November 16 to discuss reports that were sent to the Joint Education Interim Committee regarding the state accountability system. The SBE reviewed two bills that address refinements on school accountability and teacher accountability. Dr. Tom Sachse, SBE coordinator, [...]

November 20th, 2018|Meetings, News|

Wyoming State Board of Education to Hear Update on ESSA State Plan and New Accountability Results

November 8, 2018 CHEYENNE  – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a one-day meeting, starting at 1 p.m. on November 16, 2018 via teleconference. The SBE will hear an update from the Wyoming Department of Education on proposed changes to Wyoming’s State ESSA Plan and the 2017-18 Accountability Results. The SBE will [...]

November 8th, 2018|Accountability, Meetings, News|