Professional/Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Continuing Education Schedule - Spring 2017 (PDF)
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We are always looking for new class ideas and instructors. If you would be interested in teaching a community education class, please complete a proposal to teach form.

SPRING 2017

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Reflective Leadership
In today’s world of overscheduled calendars, we rarely get moments to refl ect on how we are doing. This class is for leaders in any field who need a respite from a demanding career as a leader and manager of other people. Take time to refl ect on your leadership strengths and weaknesses, and learn how to use
refl ective practices to become a centered leader. A curated list of leadership readings will be provided.
Course # CEU 0511 80
.2 CEUs
Thur., Apr. 20
1–3 p.m.
Location: GW 222
Instructor: Melissa Stahley-Cummings
Cost: $60

Starting a Business
Learn how to turn your great ideas into a viable business. We will discuss the steps to start a business, unknowns that take new business owners by surprise, idea viability, and marketing your idea to your target market.
Course # CEU 0510 80
.2 CEUs
Tue., Apr. 25
9:30–11:30 a.m.
Location: GW 222
Instructor: Dana Volney
Cost: $60

SUMMER 2017

QuickBooks: Fundamentals I
Explore QuickBooks fundamentals in this introductory class, including basic program features and how to create a company file. We will cover recording checks and deposits, reconciling bank accounts, setting up customer and vendor records, entering and reconciling credit card transactions, recording NSF transactions, and basic reports. Discover how easy QuickBooks is to use. This class is for users who have little or no QuickBooks experience. This class does not cover A/R and A/P functions.

Course # CEU 1154 01
.4 CEUs
Fri., July 21
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: BU 125
Instructor: Tabetha Berge, CPA
Cost: $95

Course # CEU 1154 02
.4 CEUs
Fri., Aug 4
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: BU 125
Instructor: Tabetha Berge, CPA
Cost: $95

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS -

PTSB Credit

Words that Work
Discover how to develop satisfying communication at work and with your family or other groups. Based on the work of psychologist Marshall Rosenberg, Ph.D., this class offers a fresh approach to enhancing conversation and working with conflict in your life. Bring a copy of Dr. Rosenberg’s book “Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships,” 3rd edition, to class.
Course # CEU 0516 01
1.6 CEUs
Mon. and Thur., June 19 to July 17 (No class on July 3)
6-8 p.m.
Location: LH 183
Instructor: Marilyn Mullen, MA
Cost: $95


Immersive Integrated Curriculum
Learn how to seamlessly integrate STEAM (STEM+art) curricula with history and language arts while simultaneously creating experiential learning environments for students, all of which meet state standards. Join educational experts for a place-based learning experience on Casper Mountain. We will
compare three waterways, observe fire succession, create field trip lesson plans, visit historic mine sites, and explore creative ways to record these experiences. Learn how to create engaging place-based programs using the environment around you. One PTSB credit is included with your registration; one
graduate credit is available for an additional $50 fee. Dress to spend most of the day outside in varying weather conditions. Lunches, snacks, and transportation will be provided.
Course # CEU 0517 01
1.4 CEUs
Mon., July 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tue., July 25, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Bus departs from the Myra Fox Skelton Energy Institute each day.
Instructors: Dr. Evert Brown, Dr. Terry Logue, Leah Ritz, and George Vlastos
Cost: $250

Online Classes

Earn 1.5 PTSB credits by taking an ed2go online class. Classesm run for six weeks and cost $89 per class. To gain approval for classes that are not preapproved, contact the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board at 307-777-7291. Classes must be educationally related and fall into one or more
of the following categories: improving your role as an educator , improving your classroom skills, improving your knowledge related to your specifi c teaching area(s), or improving student achievement. To see the complete list of classes or to register go to http://www.ed2go.com/casper Following are some of the classes preapproved for PTSB.


• Creating a Classroom Web Site
• Enhancing Language Development in Childhood
• Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement
• Integrating Technology in the Classroom
• Teaching ESL/EFL Grammar
• Teaching ESL/EFL Reading
• Teaching ESL/EFL Vocabulary
• Teaching Math: Grades 4–6
• Teaching Science: Grades 4–6
• Teaching Smarter with SMART Boards
• Teaching Students with ADHD
• Using the Internet in the Classroom
• Writing for ESL