Childs honored at conference

2014-08-10T00:00:00Z Childs honored at conference The Billings Gazette
August 10, 2014 12:00 am

The Wyoming Department of Education hosted the first Roadmap to Science Technology Engineering and Math Conference in Laramie, Wyo., at the Hilton Garden Inn, and three Wyoming educators were honored as the first STEM Educators of the Year.

Allen Childs, who teaches general chemistry, organic chemistry and developmental math classes at Northwest College in Powell, won in the postsecondary category. In addition to teaching, Childs is greatly involved on campus. He serves as the Chemistry Safety officer, is the budget coordinator and member of the Northwest College Environmental Education Committee, and works with the Criminal Justice program and Cody Labs to develop curriculum. He serves as an academic adviser for students and guides and assists students with independent research projects, many of whom have participated in the University of Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day. He is also the director of the Northwest College Idea Network for Biomedical Research Excellence program.

Catelyn Deromedi of Thermopolis won in the elementary category, and Gary Duquette of Jackson Hole High won in the secondary category.

For more information about the conference, visit

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