State education board meeting to address district exemptions, teacher evaluations | #Education

File; Buffalo High School, Buffalo, Wyoming (Trevor T. Trujillo, Oil City News)

CASPER, Wyo —The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will meet Oct. 26 to “take action to extend the emergency rules allowing school districts to request an exception to state accountability requirements for the 2020-21 school year,” according to an SBE release Monday.

“Additionally, the SBE will take action on the teacher evaluation systems that have been recommended for approval by the Wyoming Department of Education and the establishment of an updated protocol for email communications with the board,” the release said.

The SBE will also convene as the State Board of Vocational Education in order to receive a quarterly update on career and technical education activities from the Wyoming Department of Education. A presentation by LoveTrades will also occur during this meeting.

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 Those interested in attending the online Zoom meeting beginning at 9:00 am, October 26 should register in advance. After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. 

Materials for board meetings are now available on BoardDocs. Previous meetings’ minutes and materials may be viewed through the board’s website. The SBE also can be followed on Facebook and Twitter.

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