STEM student scores compared to national average

Iowa STEM by the Numbers

Results from the 2016-2017 Iowa STEM Evaluation Report continues to show that students who participate in a STEM Scale-Up Program score better in National Per

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Fiscal year 2017 corporate partners

Expanding STEM in Iowa through Corporate Partnership and Investment

The Governor's STEM Advisory Council is focused on increasing student interest and awareness in STEM and helping advance economic development in Iowa.

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Teacher externship meeting

A Look Back at 2017 STEM Council Programs

As 2017 comes to a close, we reflect on another successful year in furthering STEM opportunities in Iowa. Here's a look back at the STEM Council programs implemented in 2017 and beyond.

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Lindy Ibeling

Faces of STEM: Lindy Ibeling Joins STEM Council as Communications Manager

A national search for the all-important position of Chief Communicator for the Governor's STEM Advisory Council netted the search committee's top pick, right from the operations center's back yard.

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Kelly Bergman

Faces of STEM: Kelly Bergman Joins STEM Network Team as North Central Regional STEM Manager

Dr. Kelly Bergman recently joined the STEM network team as the north central regional STEM manager operating out of Iowa State University (ISU).

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Carrie Rankin

Faces of STEM: Assistant Director for Development Carrie Rankin's Path to STEM

As assistant director for development for the Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council, Carrie Rankin plays a key role in STEM Council efforts.

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Ann Watts

Faces of STEM: Ann Watts, the Driving Force Behind the Microsoft Imagine Academy

Ann Watts leads the Microsoft Imagine Academy on behalf of the Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council.

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Future Ready Iowa

STEM and Future Ready Iowa

One year ago this month a Future Ready Iowa Alliance convened with the charge to de

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computer science education work group

T in STEM = Computer Science

In February 2014, ancient history by STEM time, the Governor's STEM Advisory Council launched a Computer Science (CS) Working Group to develop a set of recommendations to the STEM Council that would engage more Iowa youth in computer science, including programming and app development.

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School leaders gather to discuss STEM BEST

School + Business STEM Partnerships Reach 37

What began as a hunt for innovative excellence that routed through Kansas City's CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies) and Brooklyn, New York's P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) in 2013 has become a bona fide movement custom-fitted to Iowa: STEM BEST® (Businesses

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