The Natrona County School District board of trustees on Monday approved a contract for a consulting firm to help teachers in two elementary schools improve teaching math and English.

Bar Nunn Elementary and Cottonwood Elementary requested the help for "intensive support in standards-based instruction," according to the requisition for the contract services.

Bar Nunn Elementary will receive $30,950 and Cottonwood Elementary will receive $33,200 for a total of $64,150.

The contract with Marzano Resources also includes subsequent coaching.

Both schools will used the professional development programs to improve teaching in preschool through fifth-grade classes.

A school improvement grant will pay for the contract.

Natrona County School District.
Natrona County School District.

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