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Wyoming Center Education Leadership

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WyCEL Principal Academy

The WyCEL Principal Academy is an annual training academy targeting practicing principals. It currently consists of 3 ½ face-to-face training days with ZOOM meetings in between sessions for follow-up. The content revolves around handling difficult conversations, the use and presentation of data at the school level and a variety of leadership and technology applications.  The current cost is $1,950 per participant and is covered by the local school districts. The contact person is Dr. Mark J. Stock at the University of Wyoming. He can be contacted by phone: 1-307-766-6825 (work), 1-307-399-1711 (cell) or e-mail: mstock1@uwyo.edu


WyCEL Principal Mentoring Program

The WyCEL Principal Mentoring/Coaching Program begins during the 2015-2016 school year by training an elite group of principals who have been nominated by peers and/or their superintendents. Once trained, this group will be available for coaching other principals in the state. The training consists of 3 ½ face-to-face training days with ZOOM meetings in between sessions for follow-up. The cost for the mentor training is covered by the state, but the cost for the actual coaching and mentoring is covered by the local school districts. The cost is approximately $3,500 per principal mentee for the school year and includes weekly Skype calls and 3 face-to-face visits on campus throughout the year. This training also includes identifying in-state trainers who will conduct ongoing PD for additional mentors as needed. The contact person is Dr. Mark J. Stock at the University of Wyoming. He can be contacted by phone: 1-307-766-6825 (work), 1-307-399-1711 (cell), or e-mail: mstock1@uwyo.edu


BEST One-on-one Principal & School Improvement Support by Dr. Casey Reason

WyCEL has partnered with Dr. Reason to provide high quality personal professional development for principals through the BEST program. BEST stands for Better Educational leadership and School improvement through timely, one-on-one professional development and support. This coaching service was created by Dr. Casey Reason. Dr. Reason has been training leaders for over a decade. Dr. Reason has collaborated with WyCEL to provide personalized one on one training through the use of technology. Dr. Reason’s latest book is Virtual Collaboration with Richard Dufour. The training cost is $2,000 per person and the contact information is; The BEST Network, Scottsdale, AZ 85255. Call (623) 850-8039 or email for info at info@casereason.com

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UW Literacy Center Teacher Training

Any school interested in developing the reading and literacy skills of individual staff members may contact the University of Wyoming Literacy Center.  The center offers support for elementary, middle school or high school staff.  The costs are TBD and the contact person is Dana Robertson at 1-307-766-2367 (work) or drober36@uwyo.edu

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Jim Knight Instructional Facilitator Training

The next training is scheduled for November 17th and 18th. Dr. Jim Knight will be facilitating the session, Focus on Teaching. The training is based on his book, Focus on Teaching. For more information, please contact Dr. Paige Fenton Hughes, phughes4@uwyo.edu.

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