Michael Day, Interim Dean
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-3145
The University of Wyoming is currently home to nearly 300 registered student organizations! The following groups may be of particular interest to College of Education students.
Associated Students of University of Wyoming
As a fees-paid student, you are automatically a member of the Associated Students of University of Wyoming (ASUW), which serves as the student government and acts as the voice of all students. For more information about how to get active in ASUW, contact one of the College of Education Senators:
- Derek Peil, Committees: Program & Institutional Development and Programming
- Clay Andersen, Committees: Program & Institutional Development and Elections
- Charis Holscher, Committees: Steering and Program & Institutional Development
College of Education Ambassadors
The University of Wyoming’s College of Education Ambassadors serve as leaders, role models, and supporters of the College of Education to promote a positive public image. As representatives, they work with alumni, current students, faculty, prospective students, and guests. Students selected as ambassadors have excellent opportunities to further develop personal, social communication and leadership skills.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andrea Burrows
Alpha Tau Alpha
Alpha Tau Alpha (ATA) is a national professional honorary agricultural education organization that plays a vital role in the preparation of those who have chosen a major in agricultural education or extension education. ATA promotes the highest standards of agricultural education and a more intimate acquaintance and closer relationship with individuals who have chosen to major in agricultural education or extension education.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chris Haynes
Kappa Delta Pi National Honor Society
Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), the international honor society in education, was founded in 1911 by Dr. William Bagley to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. KDP invites to membership individuals who exhibit commendable professional qualities, worthy educational ideals, and sound scholarship, without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, or disability. The Alpha Mu chapter of KDP at the University of Wyoming is one of the oldest chapters in the organization. All of the following eligibility requirements must be met before applying:
- declared Education major;
- demonstrated leadership attributes;
- completed at least 30 credit hours; and
- institutional GPA of 3.0 or greater
Faculty Advisor: Terry Burant
Student Wyoming Education Association
The Student Wyoming Education Association (SWEA) is a branch of the Wyoming Education Association and the National Education Association. All College of Education students are eligible for membership and member benefits, including:
- local, state, and national networking;
- NEA Today publication;
- leadership development
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jenn Geringer
Wyoming Student Art Education Association
Wyoming Student Art Education Association (WSAEA) has been a student affiliate of the National Art Education Association, but has been inactive for a few years. Interested students should contact the faculty advisor about continuing club activities.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Lydia Dambekalns
Wyoming Student National Science Teachers Association
The Wyoming National Science Teachers Association (NSTA_UW), is a student affiliate of the National Science Teachers Association, and is dedicated to getting the community involved in STEM through collaboration. We like to have fun and teach every age. We believe in getting people involved in activities and showing the fun in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). NSTA_US:
- promotes the mission of NASA
- acquaints pre-service teachers of science with the support resources available from NASA;
- provides additional professional development in science education to pre-service teachers;
- acquaints pre-service teachers of science with others like themselves at their university and across the United States;
- provides a wealth of ideas to share amongst all participants;
- assists in building hands-on experiences that could be utilized in classroom setting, and to help develop problem-solving concepts with our peers.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andrea Burrows