(St. Stephens, Wyo.) – The 2018 Native American Education Conference speaker and presenter lineup has been finalized for this year’s program to be held August 7-9 in both Riverton and St. Stephens. The event is coordinated by the Wyoming Department of Education.
Originally started by the Wyoming Children’s Triad, a school/community/government partnership, the conference aims to improve educational outcomes for Native American students on and near the Wind River Indian Reservation. A total of 60 presenters have been lined up to present some 75 different sessions at the conference.
Included are sessions on suicide prevention skills, cultural sensitivity for educators and other other adults who impact Native American students, meeting the instructional and learning needs of Native American students and encouraging successful transitions for Native American students between school levels, among many other topics.
The program brochure and a complete list of presenter biographies and presentation descriptions are now available on the conference website.