Embracing Literacy


Beginning Tuesday, July 21 through Thursday, August 13 – Virtually

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the University of Wyoming (UW) will co-sponsor Embracing Literacy, a summer professional development opportunity focused on literacy practices. District- and building-level teams are encouraged to register and attend this outstanding opportunity to hear from many nationally-renowned literacy experts. The conference theme, Optimizing Learning for All: Supporting Evidence-Based Literacy Practices, provides the foundation for participants to learn more about the components that combine to create literacy. The implementation of screening, progress monitoring and various classroom practices will also be explored.

Embracing Literacy will be held virtually over a four-week span. Virtual sessions will be scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays during each week. Sessions will be recorded providing registrants unlimited access for ongoing review of session content. 

This conference has been approved for 2 UW graduate credits. Download this PDF for instructions on enrolling in the course. Registration through Eventbrite is required, in addition to UW course enrollment. Course ID: EDCI 5959-61U.

This conference has also been approved for 2.5 PTSB credits. 

You will be required to track your attendance (live or recorded) and complete a form indicating the credit you are seeking. Attendance will be verified before any credit is submitted. 

Roster of Presenters

Embracing Literacy Schedule

For questions about conference registration, contact Brittany Scherden, Administrative Assistant, at 307-777-7624 or brittany.scherden@wyo.gov