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Cindy Dietz

Furthering STEM Momentum in 2018: A Letter from the Interim Executive Director

I am honored to have the privilege of serving as the Interim Executive Director of the Iowa STEM Advisory Council this year in Jeff Weld's absence.

And as many of you know, I have a passion...

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Seventh Grade Students

STEM Scale-Up Application Period Underway

Over the past six years, the STEM Scale-Up Program has impacted the lives of more than 500,000 students through world-class STEM experiences. Each year, programs are selected after a rigorous...

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Teacher Leaders Gather in Marshalltown

TLC Collaboration in STEM

A cold, winter morning did not dampen the energy and excitement of nearly 100 teacher leaders and instructional coaches (TLC) in STEM, who assembled for a “huddle” at the Emerson Innovation Center...

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Governor's Future Ready Iowa Summit

Save the Date! Governor's 2018 Future Ready Iowa Summit Coming This Spring

Mark your calendar for the Governor's 2018 Future Ready Iowa Summit to be held on April 3, 2018, at the Iowa Events Center.

This one-day event brings together leaders from business and...

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PowerTeaching Match Seventh Graders

Ten STEM Scale-Up Programs Selected for 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council has selected ten STEM Scale-Up Programs to be offered during the 2018-2019 academic year. The STEM Scale-Up Program provides STEM educational...

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Jeff Weld

Iowa STEM Council executive director to serve one-year national STEM assignment

Jeff Weld, executive director of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, has accepted a one-year role with the National Science Foundation and the University of Northern Iowa. In this position...

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Class from Dike New Hartford with teacher Chelsie Slaba

Making a Difference with the I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award

For the past three years, the Governor's Advisory STEM Council has partnered with Kemin Industries to honor six STEM teachers who are inspiring students in Iowa. Award recipients receive $3,000,...

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STEM student scores compared to national average

Iowa STEM by the Numbers

Results from the 2016-2017 Iowa STEM Evaluation Report...

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Fiscal year 2017 corporate partners

Expanding STEM in Iowa through Corporate Partnership and Investment

The Governor's STEM Advisory Council is focused on increasing student interest and awareness in STEM and helping advance economic development in Iowa. This mission is made possible through the...

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