STEM BEST Program

Far Reaching Benefits of STEM BEST

Still contemplating applying to become a STEM BEST (Business Engaging Students and Teachers) Program?

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STEM Education through the Pandemic

STEM Education through the Pandemic

As many Iowans are faced with the challenges of homebound learning, the STEM Council facilitated a Twitter chat to connect STEM educators and families to each other and to ideas.

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 Students from Saint Albert Catholic Schools received hands-on experience with robot-assisted technology in Council Bluffs.

Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Professionals

Today’s students will be the innovators and enterprising members of our future workforce, leading change in unprecedented circumstances and rising to meet the needs of our communities.
 
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Educators, employers, students, parents, legislators and guests assembled at the State Capitol for STEM Day at the Capitol 2020.

Hundreds Celebrate STEM Day at State Capitol

STEM exhibits, featuring nearly 200 Iowans, lined the Capitol Rotunda on February 19 for STEM Day at the Capitol. A total of 23 in and out of school displays were present, featuring students who demonstrated the impact of STEM programming in their lives.

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2020 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award recipients were honored at STEM Day at the Capitol.

2020 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Awardees Honored at State Capitol

The 2020 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award recipients were recognized during STEM Day at the Capitol. Sponsored by Kemin Industries, the award is given to teachers who go above and beyond to inspire student interest in and awareness of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

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More students who participated in STEM Scale-Up Programs were very interested in pursuing a STEM career.

STEM Education Produces Positive Impact on Future Workforce

The STEM Council recently released the 2018-2019 Iowa STEM Evaluation Report showing continued growth and impact on Iowa’s educators and future workforce.

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