Join Us for Leap into Science Fall Trainings!

WYAA, WyAEE, and the Wyoming State Library are thrilled to host a training opportunity this fall in Lander. Educators from across the state are invited participate in this exciting program that will help you to engage young people and their families in your communities.

    Lander at the Fremont County Library 

    • Thursday, November 4 from 12:30-4:30pm | Wind  
    • Friday, November 5 from 9:00am-1:00pm | Light & Shadow 
    • Register here! 

    The Leap into Science trainings are offered FREE of cost! Attendees will be introduced to the full Leap into Science ecosystem and eligible programs will receive special Leap into Science kits or stipends to purchase materials. Attendees may also qualify for STARS Credits.

    Empowering Educators to Offer Programs in Community Settings.

    Leap into Science is a national program with a mission to integrate open-ended science activities with children’s books and literacy efforts in libraries, museums, and out-of-school time programs. LiS was developed by The Franklin Institute Science Museum with the National Girls Collaborative Project. Learn more at leap.fi.edu.

    Wyoming’s Leap into Science leadership team includes WYAA Director Michelle Sullivan, along with Wyoming State Library School Library Consultant Paige Bredenkamp and Wyoming Alliance for Environmental Education Executive Director Susan McGuire. For information about upcoming training opportunities, please contact WYAA at 307-335-9922.

    Learn About Building the STEAM Mindset in Wyoming

    Creating a STEAM mindset in young children may seem daunting, especially if there’s an end goal in mind. But instead, focus on the experience rather than the outcome, working together to ask questions about the world around us, learning together through observation and experimentation. Read the full story!

    Mission: The Wyoming Afterschool Alliance is a statewide network working to create the conditions for young people to reach their full potential. We are a priority fund of the Wyoming Community Foundation.


    1472 N. 5th Street, Suite 201
    Laramie, WY 82072
    Phone: 307-721-8300