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Stacey Stanek

Nursing Director and Professor of Nursing

Stacey Stanek
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Main Campus Riverton:HEALTH AND SCIENCE CENTER 241

I love watching the students develop into competent and safe caregivers. Their transition in the final semester is truly amazing.”


Stacey is a certified nurse educator with a doctorate in educational leadership. She has been a nurse since 1993 with a background in labor and delivery, medical-surgical nursing, and hospice. She has enjoyed working with students at CWC since 2003. Stacey has conducted research on predictors of NCLEX-RN pass rates for students in an ADN program. Special areas of interest include concept-based learning, nursing simulation, and team-based learning.

  • Associate Degree in Nursing, Central Wyoming College
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Wyoming
  • Master of Science in Nursing Education, University of Wyoming
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice – Educational Leadership, American Sentinel University


Committee Work and Professional Memberships:

  • American Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing 
  • Nurse Educators of Wyoming 
  • ReNEW Curriculum and Evaluation Committee 
  • ReNEW Professional Development Committee  
  • Team-Based Learning Collaborative
  • Wyoming Nurses Association
Why is CWC’s nursing program so unique?

The CWC nursing program is special because the environment is state of the art, learner-centered, and focused on students. The members of the nursing faculty are a cohesive team with a shared goal of student success.