The 2021 Future Ready Iowa Summit – Transforming Education for the Workforce was held for leaders across Iowa to amplify the public conversation about connecting education and the workforce with a focus on expanding work-based learning and computer science as critical aspects of STEM education, indeed education as a whole.
Registration opened earlier this month for nine Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits. The day-long events will offer the opportunity for education, business, economic development and community partners to collaborate and develop strategies for local workforce solutions. Read more about Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits Announced
In an effort to help expand Iowa’s talent pipeline, initial models have been set in motion to help students identify skills and paths to pursue specific careers and gain necessary certifications and competencies for local employers. These models will helps students gain employable skills and recognize the opportunities that exist in their own backyard. Read more about Preparing Students for the Future