Bringing STEM to the Capitol

Executive branch leaders and state legislators took more than a moment on February 16 to pause from the weighty matters upstairs in the Senate and House chambers to celebrate something they created and continue to generously support—Iowa’s statewide STEM program. Read more about Bringing STEM to the Capitol

STEM Council Meeting is Sweet XVI

STEM Council Meeting 16

September closed with a gathering of Iowa’s STEM leaders who make up the STEM Council, marking the 16th meeting in five years. Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Ankeny provided the perfect setting. Read more about STEM Council Meeting is Sweet XVI

Greatness “STEM-ed” from Iowa State Fairgoers this month

STEM Day at the Iowa State Fair

Although the Iowa State Fair didn’t surpass attendance records this year, early results from an evaluation of STEM Day at the Iowa State Fair show attendance and engagement levels on the Grand Concourse like never before. Read more about Greatness “STEM-ed” from Iowa State Fairgoers this month

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STEM School+Business Innovation Conference lights a spark on new partnerships

STEM School+Business Innovation Conference

The future of Iowa’s economy and workforce is about to get a boost from nearly 300 educators, principals/administrators, business leaders, economic/workforce development leaders and more who attended this past week’s STEM School+Business Innovation Conference. Read more about STEM School+Business Innovation Conference lights a spark on new partnerships

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What a difference a day makes in STEM education

The Governor’s STEM Advisory Council celebrated its fifth anniversary on June 30, convening its members plus guests at the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel to take stock on a number of strategic fronts as well as take aim on new ambitions. Read more about What a difference a day makes in STEM education

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