Here are different facts about roles for students on school boards in Wyoming.

  • In 1972, the Wyoming state department of education reported that they did not encourage local school boards to consider roles for students on school boards.
  • They also reported there were several local student advisory councils.
  • Today, students can join district school boards with methods to select district representatives varying across the state.
  • Students on school boards in Wyoming serve one year terms.
  • They are not formal members of the state school board association, and do not receive specific training to support their involvement.
  • Students can attend the state school board association’s annual conference and board training activities similar to adult members.

 

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