Professional Development Opportunities

The WDE offers professional development opportunities throughout the year. Check this list frequently for updates.

WDE Conferences

WIDA Workshop: Facilitator’s Retreat

June 6-8 in Laramie, WY

This interactive workshop is based on a student-centered, teacher-focused approach to engage participants in a variety of facilitation techniques that they can replicate for educators of ELLs to better understand academic language development.


Wyoming School Administrator’s Conference

June 8-9 in Saratoga

WSA, an informal collaboration of school leaders began 25 years ago when a few Superintendents, Business Managers and Principals gathered in the Wapiti Valley just outside of Yellowstone for professional development, networking and relaxing after another school year. This year WASSP, the secondary principals, are hosting at the Saratoga Hot Springs Resort. Come celebrate 25 years of great PD and networking as we gather at the resort. The program is geared for all leaders at all levels, including IF and other teacher leaders.


Cortical Visual Impairment: Identification, Assessment and Interventions

June 12-16 in Casper

The WDE and Deaf-Blind Project are pleased to host this five-day Summer Institute.  This intensive workshop will examine the leading cause of visual impairment among children. Instruction will include the necessity for early diagnosis, characteristic behaviors of CVI, diagnostic issues, evaluating functional vision and interventions to improve functional vision.


WyPREP 2017 Facilitator Training

June 13-15 in Casper


Western Regional Early Intervention Conference:  Engagement Through Healthy Partnerships

June 14-16, 2017


Principals Conference

January 28 -30, 2018 in Casper


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