"STEM BEST has provided me the skills and techniques necessary to handle a large variety of problems in my life, as well as improved my social skills.Read More →
In 2019, 12 high-poverty schools were selected to transform their schools into models of innovative computer science instruction by the close of the 2020-21 school year. Under a two-year implementation window, year one was cut short due to school closures, and year two was impacted by shifted priorities due to the pandemic.Read More →
Every year, the STEM Council hosts various events that engage Iowans and advance STEM initiatives across the state. Last year, in-person events were reimagined out of caution and safety measures.
Grab a pencil and mark your calendars! Exciting STEM events are on the horizon to be held safely in person once again. Check out the upcoming events below:Read More →
The twenty-second convening of the STEM Advisory Council was held at the Iowa State University (ISU) Student Innovation Center on April 29. The Center offers space that inspires innovation through experimentation, interdisciplinary collaboration and idea exchange – all of which encompass the mission and goals set forth for the STEM Council.Read More →
The STEM Advisory Council's Project Coordinator, Tanya Hunt, has set aside time to connect with anyone who wants to learn more about the STEM BEST Program. Each week, she will host office hours to discuss topics relevant to STEM BEST and answer any questions. To register, simply select the week of interest and date/time that works best for you.Read More →
The STEM Council is celebrating 10 years of progress toward increased interest and achievement in STEM education for all Iowans. To launch this milestone anniversary, the STEM Council is sharing a video highlighting the growth and evolution of STEM education in Iowa.Read More →