Wyoming Department of Education > For Teachers > Conferences

Professional Development Opportunities

The WDE offers conferences on a variety of topics throughout the year. Check this list frequently for updates.

CLSD Literacy Leaders Coaching Conference

April 28, 2023 at the Wyoming Oil & Gas Commission Bldg, located at 2211 King Blvd. in Casper

CLSD Literacy Leaders Coaching Conference. This conference will be held virtually each month, November-April, and in-person again on April 28, 2023 This conference is designed to:

  • Help the Literacy Coaches identify, understand, and carry out their work in their district
  • Provide strategies to guide the PD they offer.
  •  Offer an understanding of pedagogy vs andragogy.
  • Introduce ways of coaching individual teachers.
  • Support the self-efficacy of Coaches.

Each CLSD grant district is invited to RSVP for four Coaches. Email Katy Brock-Worman at for more information.


Wyoming Embracing Literacy Conference 2023

The Wyoming Department of Education will host the 2023 Embracing Literacy Conference in-person in Laramie at the Laramie High School on June 21-22, 2023, and virtually on June 27-28, 2023.

The WDE strongly encourages participants to attend both the in-person and the virtual dates of the conference, as there will be great speakers during both portions that you won’t want to miss.

An agenda and list of speakers will be forthcoming, but save the dates to your calendars.  The WDE Literacy Team looks forward to growing, learning and being challenged together in our roles to promote literacy in Wyoming.