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A first-year teacher, Victoria Christensen, reflects on the benefits of Lost in Transition; Explore the universe this summer at UW; the Partnership supports four participants for the upcoming NNER summer symposium; summer reading recommendations; Lost in Transition meeting summaries for mathematics and writing; Wyoming National Board Certification Initiative state impact map; and more!
March 2014: Bently Spang, UW Eminent Artist in Residence, Tekcno Powwow featured in Shepard Symposium, Life Sciences Summit deliberates role of quantitative reasoning, Mathematics and Teaching Writing in Wyoming Lost in Transition events for the spring, 18th annual Shepard Symposium, State History Day, UW World Language Day, Wyoming Humanities Council news: Civility Reader and Summer Classics Institute, House Bill 5 passes, SMTC presents People's Choice Awards, and more!
December 2013: Literature Summit participants tackle the challenge of close
reading, Mick Weist of Sheridan named 2014 WY Teacher of the Year, Two
more school districts join the Partnership, 2014 Lost in Transition
events planned, Wyoming History Day, Wyoming presenters at NNER
conference - ESL and Funds of Knowledge, SMTC Arts of Place Exhibit,
Three Wyoming schools Blue Ribbon award winners, and more!
September 2013: Lost in Transition expands with a literature summit, Diana Clapp begins her tenure as Partnership chair, Converse #1 decides against drug testing policy, an interview with Coe Library's Kaijsa Calkins, NNER updates about the summer symposium, the annual national conference in October, and the League of Democratic Schools, several upcoming educational conferences in Laramie, and more!
May 2013: Collaboration between Gillette and UW statistics, UW Synergy
expands, NNER Summer Symposium, Ask an expert: American Heritage
Center's Rachael Dreyer, summer reading recommendations from around the
Partnership, thank you and recognition of retirees, and more!
March 2013: Lost in Transition events for spring 2013, evaluations of 7th
Annual Life Sciences Lost in Transition Summit, 17th Annual Shepard
Symposium, Niobrara Oil Play oral history project, NNER Summer
Symposium, and more!
December 2012: 2012 NNER highlights edition, Brooklyn Academy teacher peer review process, Jenna Shim and her students discuss diversity, Terry Burant on surviving in education, conference reactions from kinesiology, music, art, and math, Lost in Transition Spring 2013 events, and more!
September 2012: Highlights 7 new school districts join the Partnership, peer leaders in synergy classes, the 2012 NNER Conference in Denver, Mauro Diaz's experience at the NNER summer symposium, the UW literacy education conference, and more!
May 2012 : Highlights the 2012 NNER Conference and Call for Proposals, Feature Book Picks
from Around the Partnership for summer reading, Lost in Transition
Initiative, Community Engagement Initiative, student teaching in Gillette, recent research by Stephanie Lewis on helping students cope with the aftermath of experiential education, and more.
March 2012 : Highlights 2012 NNER events and Partnership scholarships, the League of Democratic Schools meeting, and an update about the school-community engagement initiative
September 2011: Highlights the 2012 NNER Conference, Community Engagement Initiative, Paige Fenton Hughes assumes Governing Board leadership, and Ann Foster to retire from NNER
May 2011: Highlights the 2011 NNER Conference and Call for Proposals, Feature Book Picks from Around the Partnership for summer reading, Lost in Transition Initiative, various articles, and more.
Highlights the World Languages work group as a model for democratic
practice, the spring 2011 Lost in Transition meeting schedule, a map of
Partnership members, various articles on statewide events and research
projects, thoughts from UW College of Arts and Sciences' Dean Ollie
Walter, and more.
Highlights the November 2010 In Praise of Education conference, World
Languages work group's developments, various education programs and
events in Wyoming, reflections from Partnership Director Audrey
Kleinsasser, and more.
Highlights the need and work of the Partnership's "Lost in Transitions"
initiative, the League of Democratic School and Wyoming P-16 Education
Council's work, thoughts from UW College of Education's Dean Kay
Persichitte, and more.
Highlights the January 2010 In Praise of Education conference,
spotlights teacher facilitator Terri Stephan, student engagement
research, and more.
Highlights the Partnership's Qwest Foundation grant for its "Lost in
Transitions" initiative, Wyoming educators' involvement in the national
NNER conference, spotlights Sheridan High School teacher Carol Stewart,
Fremont County's student teacher support, and more.
Highlights Partnership's NNER scholarships, Sweetwater County teacher
facilitators Kathleen Bruce and Diana Wiig, high school to higher
education meetings around mathematics, life sciences, and
reading/writing, State Scholars Initiative, and more.
Highlights the Partnership's P-16 Strand Fall Forum, Natrona County
teacher facilitator Marcia Patton, Trish Cook chairs the Partnership's
governing board, Carbon County School District #2 and Fremont County
School District #1 join the Partnership, Francisco Rios directs the UW
Social Justice Research Center, and more.
Highlights gaps in student transitions from high school to higher
education, educators assess writing expectations across levels, upping
teaching standards, articulation meetings expand for math and languages,
P-16 Education Council's latest work, benefits of Partnership
membership, and more.
Highlights mathematics articulation meeting, Park County School
District #1 joins the Partnership, life sciences high school to higher
education summit, League of Democratic Schools member Woods Learning
Center, writing colloquium focusing on high school to higher ed
transitions, Shepard and NNER symposiums, and more.
Highlights regional life sciences transitions meetings, Cathy Small
visits UW, Partnership's "Big Read" initiative, Sweetwater County School
District #2 rejoins the Partnership, NNER annual conference, launching
of the Wyoming P-16 Education Council, Partnership director Audrey
Kleinsasser named AED scholar, Day on the Hill event, and more.
Highlights the Wyoming League of Democratic Schools, partner schools
invited to a summer retreat, fall NNER conference, "What Education Means
for Democracy" article, 2007 Leadership Institute, State Scholars
Initiative, and more.