Join us for the 3rd Annual Wyoming Innovations in Learning Conference on November 6-8 in Gillette, WY.
The Innovations Conference is an opportunity for educators to share and explore innovative teaching and learning practices for classrooms and distance learning environments, from kindergarten through higher education.
This conference is hosted by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), the Wyoming Distance Education Consortium (WyDEC), the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming community colleges, and school libraries.
Call for Proposals
Share your innovative teaching practices at the Wyoming Innovations in Learning Conference. The Innovations Conference is seeking proposals from kindergarten through higher education.
With advances in new technologies, education is rapidly taking off in new directions that will substantially impact how students learn. Everything from gamification and cloud computing to virtual learning and the use of big data is already having a dramatic effect on the educational process. Consider submitting a presentation if you:
- Use technology to promote students curiosity
- Boost student engagement in your classroom by utilizing digital tools
- Have strategies to engage the struggling learner and tools to empower students to deepen their learning
- Want to share and explore innovative teaching and learning practices with other educators
Hands on sessions are strongly encouraged! All presenters will be given a discounted rate to attend the Innovations Conference.
Session proposals will be accepted through May 3, 2019. Selected presenters will be notified of their inclusion in the conference by May 31, 2019.
- Early Bird Registration – $30 – March 15 – May 31, 2019
- Regular Registration – $40 – June 1 – October 14, 2019
- Late Registration – $50 – October 15 – 31, 2019
Registration is open until Oct. 31, 2018. Registration includes all pre-conference activities, entrance to the Innovations Showcase on Nov. 6 (appetizers available), lunch at the Awards Ceremony on Nov. 7, and snacks throughout the conference.
Pre-Conference School Visits
Campbell County School District #1 is providing pre-conference school visits to allow participants to see what interesting things are happening in elementary, middle and high schools in Gillette. The pre-conference events will kick-off at 8 a.m. on Nov. 6. Participants will spend an hour at each of the three schools. Participants will be brought back by 12 p.m. in time for the start of the Innovations conference.
The Innovations Showcase will be held in the evening on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The Innovations Showcase will allow educators and students to share the innovations and technologies that are being utilized across the state of Wyoming. The Innovations Showcase is included with your registration fee.
More information can be found on EventBrite.