Friday, February 16, 2018

Talk to the Sup PODCAST 017: Budget Session Update #2



In this episode, Superintendent Ogden talks about House Bill 140 and Senate File 117.  Each of these possible pieces of legislation are an effort to cut funding to education.  LIsten to the various components and impact they would have on PCSD#16.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Talk to the Sup PODCAST 016: Budget Session Update #1



In this episode, Superintendent Ogden walks through the important legislative bills regarding education that have introduced in the first two days of the budget session.  Find out how some of them may impact Park County School District #16.  This episode is almost 12 minutes long.  

Monday, January 15, 2018

Talk to the Sup PODCAST 015: What is happening in our combined 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes?




In this episode Superintendent Ogden speaks with Mrs. Schlenker and Mrs. Horsen about the structure of our combined third, fourth, and fifth grade class.  Listen to hear how it is organized and some of the teachers favorite aspects of the combined setting.  

Friday, January 12, 2018

Talk to the Sup PODCAST 014: What recommendations are APA making in their draft report?




In this episode, Superintendent Ogden discusses the draft recommendations put out by the educational consultant hired by the legislature to review the programs and funding of Wyoming's K-12 Education System.  Listen to the common factors of the most successful schools as well as what APA feels should be done in the funding model.  

APA is scheduled to release their final document today.  We have heard that they are not prepared to do so and we may have to wait a couple more weeks.  

Friday, January 5, 2018

Talk to the Sup PODCAST 013: Recalibration - Why now?



In this episode, Superintendent Ogden shares information from Park County Legislators regarding recalibration.  Discover the reasons why we go through recalibration and some history leading us to this most recent recalibration cycle.  

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Talk to the Sup PODCAST 012: Recalibration - What Do Your Local Politicians Think?



In this episode, Superintendent Ogden talks about meetings with local politicians regarding educational funding, the governor's budget recommendations, and the many hats that district personnel wear.  

Take the opportunity to let your representatives know how you feel about educational funding and the recalibration process.  


Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Talk to the Sup PODCAST 011: Consolidation...How about district leadership?



One of the recommendations of APA included possible consolidation of district leadership (Superintendent, Business Manager, Transportation, Food Services, etc).  Superintendent Ogden explains just a few things that the superintendent of small districts must do.  How do you feel about this option?  Is there value in having your district leadership living and working within your community?  Share your thoughts.

Casper Star Tribune article

APA Presentation

Talk to the Sup PODCAST 017: Budget Session Update #2

Listen HERE In this episode, Superintendent Ogden talks about House Bill 140 and Senate File 117.  Each of these possible pieces of ...