STAR Conference

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STAR ConferenceJoin us for the 2020 Summer Technical Assistance Retreat Conference on June 8-10, 2020 held as a hybrid conference- live in Riverton at Central Wyoming College and virtually via the online Zoom platform. Registration is required to attend.

The STAR Conference is an information-packed professional development opportunity that covers topics like the Grants Management System, Homeless Education, 21CCLC, Federal Program updates, Consolidated Grant Applications, School Safety, and more.

As of April 7, 2020, this will be a hybrid conference, assuming the restrictions on public gatherings of more than 10 people have been lifted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants may attend in-person, or virtually. During the first week in May, the Wyoming Department of Education will determine if the conference will be completely virtual. Early
Bird fees have been extended and registration is required to attend. Be sure to provide a valid email address for further communication regarding the

Registration costs:

  • Early Bird Registration $50/person.
  • Early Bird Registration Special: Buy-two, get one free. 

Register here.

Detailed session descriptions can be found here.

An at-a-glance agenda can be found here.

Hotel room blocks:

Hampton Inn Riverton
20 rooms for 6/7, 40 rooms for 6/8 and 6/9
$96/night, includes breakfast
2500 North Federal Blvd.
Riverton, WY 82501
Room block link
t: 307-856-3500
Drop date: 5/17/20
Room block name: STAR Conference 2020

Holiday Inn Express Lander
20 rooms for 6/7, 6/8, 6/9
$96/night, includes breakfast
1002 11th Street
Lander, WY 82520
T: 307-332-4005
Drop date: 5/10/20
Room block name: STAR Conference

Holiday Inn Riverton
20 rooms for 6/7, 40 rooms for 6/8 and 6/9
$102/night, includes breakfast
900 E. Sunset Blvd.
Riverton, WY 82501
T: 307-856-8100
Drop date: 5/24/20
Room block name: STAR Conference

Wind River Hotel
20 rooms for 6/7, 47 rooms for 6/8 and 6/9
$67/night plus 10% tribal lodging tax, does not include breakfast but gives out discount coupons for on-site restaurants
180 Red Wolf Place Dr.
Riverton, WY 82501
T: (307) 856-3964
Drop date: 5/25/20
Room block name: STAR Conference

For more information, contact Brittany Scherden at 307-777-7624 or