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Woods Learning Center

Updated Feb 11, 2016
500 S. Walsh - Casper WY - 82609
Type of autonomy arrangement: leadership goodwill
Basic Profile

Opened In

1990

Grades

K through 8

Environment

Suburban

Type

District
Autonomies
Select leaders
Determine learning program
Select colleagues
Determine professional development
Transfer or terminate colleagues
Determine whether to take, when to take, how much to count district/EMO/authorizer assessments
Determine tenure policy
Make formal arrangements with district/EMO/authorizer to allow multiple measures in determining school success (not only a mean proficiency score)
Evaluate colleagues
Set schedule
Set staff pattern
Determine teacher workday
Determine school budget
Set school-level policy
Determine compensation
Teacher Authority Is...
De Facto
Authority rests on the goodwill of the superintendent.

About the Learning Program

Woods promotes academics, creativity, and community taught by teams with a student to teacher ratio of 18:1. Instruction focuses on the whole child. Individual student choices are part of an enriched curriculum for all students to encourage creative thinking and problem solving. Problem based learning is an integral component of our philosophy.