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Training for Computer Science Principles

Educators Take Part in STEM Scale-Up Program Training

Hundreds of Iowa educators from across Iowa are taking part in STEM Scale-Up Program training for implementation of the programs this fall. Nearly 600 STEM Scale-Up Program applications were...

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Iowa STEM Teacher Externships Forum

Forum Caps Record Year of Iowa STEM Teacher Externships

After a record-setting year in the number of externs, a passionate group of educators, business hosts and mentors filled the room at the Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Campus for the...

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NASB STEM Report

NASBE Report Highlights Iowa as an Exemplary STEM Model

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) released a report on how states can improve STEM...

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Future Ready Iowa

Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits Announced

Registration opened earlier this month for nine Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits. The day-long events will offer the opportunity for education, business, economic development and community...

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High School Registered Apprenticeship Playbook Press Conference

High School Registered Apprenticeship Playbook Available Online

Representatives from business, nonprofits, government, education, media and other sectors filled the room at the Career Academy of Pella earlier this month for the introduction of the High School...

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Iowa STEM Teacher Externship Orientation

Iowa STEM Teacher Externships Climbing to New Heights

In its 10th year, the Iowa STEM Teacher Externships Program reached record-setting enrollment with 74 teachers signed up for immersive six-week experiences. Teachers recently gathered throughout...

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Jeff Weld moderates panel at State-Federal STEM Education Summit

Iowa STEM at the State-Federal STEM Education Summit

A diverse group of more than 200 STEM leaders representing each state in the U.S. convened for the first-of-its-kind State-Federal STEM Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science...

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MVP for Iowa STEM

MVP for Iowa STEM: Mary Meisterling and Alliant Energy

This month’s MVP for Iowa STEM provides energy to Iowa homes and businesses and also to the ongoing STEM efforts in the state. Mary Meisterling, manager of business support and development for...

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STEM BEST

2018 STEM BEST® Application Opens Early June

Since 2014, 37 STEM BEST® models have been established across Iowa. These school+business partnerships create work-based learning experiences where students apply science, technology, engineering...

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