Iowa STEM Council Welcomes New Members

Gov. Kim Reynolds recently appointed six new members to the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council.
Six Iowa leaders recently joined the STEM Advisory Council, appointed by Gov. Kim Reynolds. The STEM Council is comprised of representatives from all over the state, including leaders in higher education and business, Pre-K through 12 formal and informal educators, nonprofit leaders, as well as state and local government officials.
 

Volunteerism at the Heart of STEM in Iowa

STEM Council working groups are one example of the many opportunities for volunteers to get involved with the STEM Council.
Each year, it takes an army of STEM advocates to keep the wheels in motion for STEM programming in Iowa.

Compute to Compete: 12 Elementary Schools Blaze a Trail

Students at Kingsley-Pierson Elementary take part in the Computer Science is Elementary project

Planning and implementation are well under way for 12 awarded Computer Science is Elementary schools, a joint project of the Iowa Department of Education and the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. For Kingsley-Pierson Elementary, students are already building confidence in computer science after only a couple months of implementing computer science into the elementary curriculum. Read more about Compute to Compete: 12 Elementary Schools Blaze a Trail

Innovation Fund Application Opens September 4

Youth take part in STEM Scale-Up Program

A goal of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council is to support research-based STEM education proven to promote, inspire and engage youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities and to introduce youth and their parents to careers through STEM. Read more about Innovation Fund Application Opens September 4

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