Assessments

Wyoming State Board of Education Celebrates 100 Years

The Wyoming State Board of Education is celebrating 100 years of advocacy, support and policy making for Wyoming’s students and schools today, February 21, 2017.  Since its formation in 1917, the board has been a consistent and stabilizing force for the public school system. Created by the Wyoming legislature in 1917, it was a time [...]

February 21st, 2017|Accountability, Accreditation, Assessments, Blog|

State Board of Education Approves New Statewide Assessment Vendor, Tests to Launch in Classrooms Spring 2018

Walt Wilcox elected as new board chair February 16, 2017 CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) voted this Monday to replace one of the state’s current assessment providers. Starting in spring 2018, the current Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming (PAWS) will no longer be administered as Wyoming’s statewide summative assessment. A new set [...]

February 16th, 2017|Assessments|

State Board of Education to Convene in Cheyenne February 13-14

February 2, 2017 Cheyenne – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a regular meeting on February 13-14, 2017. The session will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, February 13 in the Basement Conference room of the Hathaway Building located at 2300 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne. State Superintendent Jillian Balow will share a brief [...]

February 7th, 2017|Accountability, Assessments, Standards|

State Board of Education to Convene January 12-13

January 3, 2017 Cheyenne – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a regular meeting on January 12-13, 2017. The session will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 12 at the Laramie County School District #1 Transportation Training Center located at 316 South Lexington Avenue in Cheyenne. The board will hear reports [...]

January 4th, 2017|Accountability, Assessments, Meetings, Standards|

State Board of Education to Convene Via Conference Call for Its November Meeting

Key topics to include ESSA planning, statewide assessment proposals and board policies November 10, 2016 CHEYENNE, Wyo.  – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold its monthly meeting by teleconference on November 18, 2016 from 1:00-3:30 p.m. via GoToMeeting. State Superintendent Jillian Balow will give updates on the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) [...]

November 14th, 2016|Accreditation, Assessments, Standards|

Wyoming State Board of Education Hears Homeless Student and School Accountability Reports

October 17, 2016 CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) convened in Lander last week for its regular meeting and to tour the Wind River Job Corps, a free education and career technical training program that helps young people improve the quality of their lives. Following the tour, Kenya Haynes, the Wyoming Department [...]

October 18th, 2016|Accountability, Assessments, Meetings, Standards|

State Board of Education Presents to Joint Education Committee Sept. 20

September 16, 2016 CHEYENNE -- Pete Gosar, chairman of the Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE), will present on the topic of Board Governance on September 20 at the Joint Education Committee (JEC) in Casper. The primary focus of the presentation will be on the need to retain a state board coordinator, add the University [...]

September 16th, 2016|Accountability, Accreditation, Assessments, News|

State Board of Education to Convene in Wolf

September 12, 2016 CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Board of Education will hold meetings on September 22-23, 2016 starting at 8:00 a.m. at Eatons’ Ranch located at 270 Eatons’ Ranch Road, Wolf, Wyoming. The board will discuss alignment of rules and regulations, and the implications of rules surrounding accreditation, standards and the District Assessment System. [...]

September 12th, 2016|Accreditation, Assessments, Standards|

State Board of Education Recommends Equal Vote for Ex-Officio Members, Begins Legislative Priority Development

August 22, 2016 CHEYENNE - The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) met in Casper Thursday, August 18 to begin developing its legislative priorities for 2017 and to approve several policies. As part of this work, the board voted in favor of allowing all ex-officio members an equal vote. Current ex-officio members include Jillian Balow, superintendent [...]

August 22nd, 2016|Accountability, Assessments, Meetings|

State Board of Education to Convene in Casper

August 5, 2016 CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a regular meeting on August 18, 2016 starting at  12:00  p.m. at the Wyoming Contractors Association Regional Training Center located at 2220 Bryan Stock Trail, Casper. The board will hear reports from the SBE coordinator and Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) liaison [...]

August 5th, 2016|Accountability, Assessments|