2022 Native American Education Conference

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The 13th annual Native American Education Conference will be held Aug. 2-4, 2022, at Central Wyoming College in Riverton. 

Registration is now open – Click here. Fee is only $25 for three days of presentations and workshops dedicated to better outcomes for Wyoming’s Native American students through knowledge of best teaching practices and understanding of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho people.

Opening ceremonies will be held at 1 p.m. on Aug. 2 at the CWC Peck Arts Center. 

This year’s keynotes include:

  • Sandra Ashley, who will address American Indian history that’s missing from today’s social studies classrooms
  • Ryan Wetzel, a former professional basketball player who will share his story of being headed for stardom, the injuries and depression that shattered the dream, and the resurrection and purpose discovered through the healing process

Film screenings: 

Join us at 11 a.m. on August 4 for the annual Youth Pacesetter Award Ceremony at the Peck Arts Center.

History of the Native American Education Conference

For more information about the conference, call Rob Black at (307) 777-3747 or email rob.black1@wyo.gov.