• Native American Education Conference

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    Name: Native American Education Conference
    Date: August 8, 2018 - August 9, 2018
    Event Description:
    Educators, youth and community members are invited to take part in more than 80 workshops and four keynote presentations. The conference features experts on the history and culture of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes as well as presenters offering cultural sensitivity training and helping adults who work with youth to understand emotional and social needs of Native American students. Other presentations will focus on suicide prevention and empowering youth to develop leadership skills and choose healthy lifestyles. Keynote presenter is Billy Mills, who won the Olympic gold medal in the 10,000 meters. Entertainment will be offered by comedian and inspirational speaker Kasey Nicholson. Exhibitors and sellers of Native American crafts will be part of the event. Lunch will be provided both days.
    Location:
    Central Wyoming College and St. Stephens Indian School
    Date/Time Information:
    Aug. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 9 from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Rob Black, rob.black1@wyo.gov. (307) 630-0797
    Fees/Admission:
    $25 for adults. Free to K-12 and college students.
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