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 Conferences

Phase III The Art & Science of Teaching

The WDE is pleased to provide Phase III in this series with Jan Hoegh of Marzano Research – Solution Tree. Following completion of Phases I & II, districts should send teams of 6 – 8 educators for both Units 1 and 2, since The Art and Science of Teaching will span four full days. Each participant will receive a 1 year subscription to Marzano’s Online Compendium of Instructional Strategies.

Regional Training Unit 1

  • October 11 – 12: Agricultural Resource and Learning Ctr,  Casper
  • October 18 – 19: Sweetwater #2 District Office, Green River

Regional Training Unit 2

  • January 29 – 30: Agricultural Resource and Learning Ctr, Casper
  • February 1 – 2: Sweetwater #2 District Office, Green River

PTSB & UW Credit Approved


Science Standards Workshops

The WDE invites K-12 science teachers to participate in a two-day professional development workshop: Implementing the Wyoming Science Standards.

Attendees will earn 1 PTSB credit.


Phase I & II Assessment Literacy and Formative Assessment Resource Development Training

January 22-23, 2018 in Casper

The WDE is pleased to provide this series with Jan Hoegh of Marzano Research, LLC. Districts should plan to send teams of 6 – 8 educators, including district or building leaders, instructional facilitators, and classroom teachers. Phase I & II participants will:

  • Gain an awareness of the research regarding classroom assessment
  • Understand the difference among obtrusive, unobtrusive, and student-generated assessments, and how to use each in the classroom
  • Learn data analysis practices related to classroom assessments
  • Learn attributes of high-quality performance tasks

PTSB & UW Credit Approved


Principals Conference

January 28 -30, 2018 in Casper