College Trustees Approve SEEDA Withdrawal

College Trustees Approve SEEDA Withdrawal

Trustees of the Northern Wyoming Community College District have approved Sheridan County School District 2's request to withdraw from the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board.

The board, known by its acronym SEEDA, consists of the college district, School District 2 and the city of Sheridan. The school district has also asked the city of Sheridan to approve the request. The district includes schools in the city and Story Elementary.

The college board, which administers Sheridan College and its campuses in Gillette and Buffalo, acted on the school district's request at their meeting last night. Trustees also approved addition of four new programs that will be added to the Northern Wyoming College District curriculum. They are: an associate of science degree in athletic training; an associate of arts degree in human services; and certificate programs in addictions practitioner and human services.

In other action, college trustees approved sabbatical requests for Keri DeDeo and Judith McDowell for one year. Also, business student Susan Finley reported on her internship this semester with the Scott Foundation. And Sheridan College President Paul Young reported on the meeting of the Wyoming Commission of Community Colleges and named the students and staff of Sheridan College and its campuses who have been nominated for the commission's annual awards.

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