Stephanie Weaver is a principal partner in Pingora Consulting, LLC. She offers over twelve years of experience in state education agency administration, strategic planning, fiscal controls and program improvement. Business finance and data analysis expertise served as the foundation for Ms. Weaver’s career, which proved invaluable as she followed her heart (and her parents) into a career in the field of education. Now considered a national expert and an indispensable resource on all matters pertaining to special education, school finance, and refining education systems, Ms. Weaver is regularly engaged to work with school districts and states in programmatic finance, data analysis, legal compliance, and systems management.
The transition to education immersed Ms. Weaver in new challenges, all of which she welcomed. Her ability to assimilate new information quickly and share her knowledge with others facilitated her promotion to the Deputy Director of Special Education position within the Wyoming Department of Education. She has earned a national reputation as a leader in special education, as she has been invited to participate in several national workgroups focused on special education policy and technical assistance. Ms. Weaver’s diverse skill-set, knowledge base, and team building skills have uniquely positioned her for her most recent and exciting challenge, the development of Pingora Consulting, LLC.
Ms. Weaver holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with honors from Montana State University, Bozeman and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Wyoming. As a life-long learner, Ms. Weaver has expanded her knowledge and skills to include certification as a mediator. She incorporates the facilitation and team building expertise of a professional mediator across all aspects of her profession, making her an expert in working with diverse groups and building cohesive workplace teams.