New pathway for partnerships: STEM Council's Seal of Approval

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council recently added a new recognition system to the Iowa STEM toolbox, referred to as the STEM Council's Seal of Approval, which recognizes the great STEM happening organically across Iowa.

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Fourth annual Iowa STEM Summit

Interest piques at 2015 Iowa STEM Summit

Symbolic of Iowa's broad-spectrum commitment to STEM education, record-setting attendance at the fourth annual Iowa STEM Summit drew in STEM leaders from eight states, including 13 percent business and economic development, 10 percent public universities, 33 percent preK-12 education, 12 percent

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Cowles Montessori Elemntary School students expirement with STEM Scale-Up programs

Behind the Curtain: Scale-Up in Iowa STEM

Professionals, the saying goes, make the difficult look easy. The people behind the scenes, bringing top-notch STEM to thousands of educators and 10 times more youth across Iowa, navigate many potholes in the process.

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Teacher Kacia Cain, recieves South Central STEM regions Education award for Inspired Teaching

Outstanding STEM Educators Recognized with Inaugural Award

Iowa’s STEM Advisory Council partnered this year with Kemin Industries to seek out and recognized six of the best STEM teachers in Iowa. It was a monumental task, given all of the superior educators across our state.

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Governor Terry Branstad speaks at the annual STEM Day at the Capitol

STEM showcased at the Statehouse

With the goal of showing Iowa lawmakers how far STEM in Iowa has come while having quite a distance yet to go, the STEM Council alongside partners in STEM from across Iowa impressed legislators (and each other) with hands-on, interactive and student-focused learning innovations at STEM Day at the

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Student prepares for the "Hour of Code" event

Code Iowa set to launch during “Hour of Code” on December 8

In less than two weeks, an estimated 100 million students across the globe will participate in Code.org’s “Hour of Code.” The international event encourages school districts, teachers and parents to guide their students to participate in one hour of computer coding during Computer Science Educati

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Paul Gibbins

North Central Iowa STEM Region home to new regional manager

A search team of regional and state STEM Board and Council members successfully nabbed their number one candidate to fill the role as the North Central Iowa STEM Regional Manager.

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Iowa STEM convened faculty from private colleges, universities and community colleges to envision programs for producing STEM teachers on November 12

Making STEM a Field of Dreams for Teaching Candidates

Forty-four college faculty from 25 institutions across Iowa gathered at Grand View University on November 13 to ponder their own versions of the “Field of Dreams” – If we build STEM endorsements for our teaching majors, will they come?

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ACT is a VIP and MVP for Iowa STEM

Each corporate partner to the STEM Council plays a vital role in the development and advancement of its ongoing priorities.

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