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STEM BEST H.D. Office Hours

Project Coordinator, Tanya Hunt along with current STEM BEST Mentors will hold office hours to...

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High school students from Saint Albert Catholic Schools, a STEM BEST Program model, code with robotics.

STEM Council’s STEM BEST Program to Emphasize High Demand Job Sectors This Fall

This year, the Iowa Legislature authorized a special appropriation to the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council channeled through the Iowa Economic Development Authority expressly to ...
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Computer Science is Elementary Project schools recently met to share ideas and prepare blueprints for implrementation.

Experimental Computer Science is Elementary Project Re-Shapes Grade School

In 2019, twelve high poverty elementary schools were selected to take part in the Computer Science is Elementary (CSE) project. The Governor’s STEM Advisory Council and the Iowa...
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2021-2022 STEM BEST Program mentors play a critical role in supporting the expansion of work-based learning in Iowa.

STEM BEST Program Gets Boost from Expert Mentors

From resources and webinars to workshops and handbooks, the STEM Council provides a strong support system to assist STEM BEST Programs throughout the year. These supports are made...
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The 2021 Future Ready Iowa Summit was held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines on September 16, 2021.

Transforming Education for the Workforce

The 2021 Future Ready Iowa Summit – Transforming Education for the Workforce was held for leaders across Iowa to amplify the public conversation about connecting education and the...
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Group picture of 2021 Teacher Awardees at STEM Day at the Fair.

Nominations Open for Iowa STEM Teacher Award

The STEM Council is partnering with Kemin Industries for the eighth year of the Iowa STEM Teacher Award. Nominations opened August 22, 2021, and...

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10th Anniversary Reception for the Iowa STEM Council with people grouped at tables.

STEM Council Celebrates 10th Anniversary

For ten years, the STEM Council has been focused on increasing interest and achievement in STEM studies and careers, as well as providing opportunities that inspire Iowa’s young people to become...

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Children participate in a hands-on STEM activity at the State Fair.

Inspiring STEM Learners at the Iowa State Fair

After a year away, STEM Day at the Fair was back on the Iowa State Fair Grand Concourse this year with 15 exhibiting partners, five stage acts and STEM career cutouts to inspire the next...

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Group picture of sixteen STEM leaders from across the Midwest who met in Des Moines.

Midwest STEM Leaders Huddle in Des Moines

The eighth annual convening of Midwest STEM leaders occurred on August 21 in Des Moines. The series, launched in 2013 at the request of executives at Pioneer (now Corteva), Rockwell Collins (now...

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