Tanya Hunt

Tanya Hunt Joins STEM Council as Part-Time Program Coordinator

Tanya Hunt heard the call for a focused effort to assist the STEM Council team on helping to further support and strengthen the state’s STEM BEST Program partnerships.

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America's Strategy for STEM Education

Message from Executive Director Jeff Weld

A little bit of everyone involved with Iowa STEM went with me to Washington, DC in late 2017 to usher the delivery of America’s Strategy for STEM Education.

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STEM Day at the Iowa State Fair

STEM Day at the Fair Receives International Recognition

To top off another incredible year at the Iowa State Fair, STEM Day at the Fair received first place honors in Sponsorship Continuity at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) Annual Convention held earlier this year.

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IowA STEM Corporate Partners

Corporate Partnerships Fuel STEM Growth Engine

Through various contributing partners, nearly $3 million was invested in Iowa STEM in 2017-2018. This remarkable support is deeply appreciated by the STEM Council, schools, students and communities who are impacted through partnerships and programming.

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Student working on Ramps and Pathways

Reflecting on 2018 STEM Council Programs

2018 brought many exciting programs, new projects and key milestones for the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. Here’s a brief reflection on STEM Council programs this past calendar year.

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Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council

New Members Appointed to Council

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council is comprised of 50 members throughout Iowa, including leaders in education, business and industry, nonprofits and state and local government officials.

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Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council Meeting

STEM Advisory Council Guides Path Forward

Focused on enriching the lives of Iowans through STEM education, the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council met on November 20 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Ankeny Campus.

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Students working on computers

Computer Science Education Week Brings Focus on Important 21st Century Skills

Computer Science Education Week, held the first week in December, shines a light on the fundamentals of coding, generates interest in the subject and helps students realize how these skills can help meet future career needs.

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I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award Teresa Green

STEM Teacher Spotlight: Teresa Green

The North Central STEM Region’s 2018 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award honoree is Teresa Green, a technology teacher librarian at Edwards Elementary School in Ames.

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STEM BEST Program

Thirteen new partners join STEM BEST® Program

The STEM Council Executive Committee voted unanimously to award 13 of 23 proposed new or expanded STEM BEST® (Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers) Program partnerships.

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