November 6-8, 2019 * Gillette, Wyoming
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Jaraun Dennis

Uinta County School District #1
Evanston, WY
Jaraun Dennis is an educator who has taught students from fifth grade through working professionals. He is currently serving as the Chief Technology Officer for the Uinta County School District Number One in Evanston, Wyoming. He has served as a classroom teacher and site and district administrator for eight schools, representing every level of the socioeconomic spectrum. His devotion to the learning and teaching process has been evident throughout his career.

Many recognize Dennis as a pioneer in school reform and a distinguished educator. He works extensively with teachers, administrators, school communities, and school districts to create climates where all students can learn. His focus is on blended learning style theory and teaching strategies. He has worked with schools to develop programs for underperforming students from all ability levels.

During his tenure as Chief Technology Officer, Dennis was instrumental in gaining the State Board of Education’s approval for his district to develop and implement a curriculum that was representative of the community’s cultural heritage through differentiating instruction with a goal of developing the higher-order thinking skills of all students. Dennis has been responsible for Blended Learning decisions, policies, trainings and implementations district-wide, in an effort to individualize learning and provide better engagement for the students.