Seeing More in Your Fields Through STEM Teacher Externships

Tricia Reichert, science teacher at Emmetsburg High School, is a STEM Teacher Extern at MaxYield Cooperative

Tricia Reichert, Emmetsburg High School science teacher, is completing a six-week Iowa STEM Teacher Externship with MaxYield Cooperative this summer. In line with MaxYield’s mission of “Seeing More In Your Fields,” she has been tasked with assisting this progressive cooperative with “seeing more” in their young agronomy interns in terms of recruitment and retention. Read more about Seeing More in Your Fields Through STEM Teacher Externships

Tenth Year a Record-Setter for Teacher Externships

Iowa STEM Teacher Externships
Ten years ago, ten Iowa workplaces took a leap of faith, inviting high school STEM teachers into shops, plants, labs, worksites and offices for six-week externships.

"Today's youth will be the innovators of tomorrow who carry Kemin into the future."* Why Businesses Take Part in Externships

Iowa STEM Teacher Extern and Carlisle High School Science teacher Aaron Hahn

There are roughly 40,000 Iowa businesses of five employees or more. Each one depends on education systems to prepare their future hires. What better way to assure applicants come to the door commanding the skills and knowledge needed than to partner with local teachers in shaping what gets taught and how? Read more about "Today's youth will be the innovators of tomorrow who carry Kemin into the future."* Why Businesses Take Part in Externships

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