Peggy Bud presented at the Wyoming Department of Education’s June 2015 Leadership Symposium in Riverton, Wyoming. She spoke on “HOW TO CREATE SCHOOL-PARENT PARTNERSHIPS, which will lead to transparency. This transparency builds trust. If families and educators are equal participants, they are more likely to work together, listen to each other’s perspective, and use evidence-based data to drive instruction and to develop programs. Through their partnerships, parents and educators will be able to maximize the students’ potential.