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 awarded, impacting nearly 100,000 students during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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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 Iowa STEM Teacher Externships Year-End Forum to share experiences and collaborate on how to incorporate

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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 learning through revised standards, special diplomas and promotion of partnerships.

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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 partners to collaborate and develop strategies for local workforce solutions.

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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 Registered Apprenticeship Playbook.

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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.

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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 and Technology Policy (OSTP).

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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.

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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 and mathematics education to gain real-world workplace exposure.

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Iowa STEM Advisory Council Meeting

Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Gathers to Help Advance the STEM effort in Iowa

Traditionally known for the famous butter cow, entertaining concerts and food items on a stick, members of the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council recently gathered at the Iowa State Fairgrounds for a different purpose.

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