Professional Development Opportunities

The WDE offers professional development opportunities throughout the year. Check this list frequently, sign up to receive email notifications on professional development.

WDE Conference Information

UW Project Echo

Project ECHO® is a lifelong learning and guided practice model that exponentially increases workforce capacity to provide the application of best practices. The heart of the ECHO model is its hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing networks, led by expert teams who use multi-point videoconferencing to conduct learning sessions about evidence-based practices in education, health, and disability services. With this method, educators, healthcare providers, special service providers, case managers, administrators, and families have access to expert advice right in their homes, schools, and offices.

UW ECHO Networks provide ongoing support for educators, healthcare providers, and families in a rural state where specialized knowledge is not always locally available. By removing these barriers to specialized knowledge, outcomes for students, patients, and families are improved.


Statewide PLC at Work Trainings for 2018-2019

Collaborative Teams II – Aaron Hansen

March 12, 2019 – Ramkota Conference Center, Casper, WY – 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

March 13, 2019 – Western Wyoming Community College, Rock Springs, WY – 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Key components of this training include:

  • A developed plan for including all teachers, even singletons, on a collaborative team that impacts school goals.
  • A deeper understanding of how the 4 PLC questions drive learning in a collaborative culture, by including students as partners in the learning and assessing process.
  • Models of what small and large schools have done to provide effective interventions for students who are struggling to learn.

Learning Disabilities Summit
The Power of Peer & the Power of Leadership

April 25-26, 2019
Gillette College Technical Education Center

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Disabilities Summit Details

Disabilities Summit Schedule