Corporate Partnerships Fuel STEM Growth Engine

IowA STEM Corporate Partners

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. Read more about Corporate Partnerships Fuel STEM Growth Engine

Corporate Partners Crucial to Reaching More Young Iowans

Corporate partner logos

The key to building a stronger STEM workforce is to connect what students learn in the classroom to the STEM careers just beyond school walls. With an "edu-nomic development" charge, Iowa STEM along with dozens of committed Corporate Partners bring work-based learning experiences and other opportunities to the students of Iowa. Read more about Corporate Partners Crucial to Reaching More Young Iowans

Iowa businesses featured on STEM career billboards

M.A. Ford STEM Career Awareness billboard

A family’s summer road trip across Iowa may just inspire the next aerospace engineer, botanist, industrial machinist, chemist or other high-demand STEM career professional thanks to the help of some of Iowa STEM’s Corporate Partners. Read more about Iowa businesses featured on STEM career billboards

Local workplaces seeking STEM teacher expertise

If you are a teacher, you have probably wondered how your mathematics or science topics are used behind the walls of the manufacturing plant across town, or what kinds of roof-beam geometry and cement wall chemistry the construction crew uses to build that bridge up north or those new lofts downtown. Read more about Local workplaces seeking STEM teacher expertise

MVP for Iowa STEM: Cindy Dietz and Rockwell Collins

Cindy Dietz, Rockwell Collins

With the help of January’s MVP for Iowa STEM, Rockwell Collins, an aerospace engineering company in Cedar Rapids, Cindy Dietz, its director of external relations, has used her expertise to send Iowa STEM soaring to new heights. Read more about MVP for Iowa STEM: Cindy Dietz and Rockwell Collins

Iowa D.N.R. and U.S. D.o.L. invest in Iowa STEM

Future student at John Deere plant in Des Moines

Two Iowa STEM programs just got a major boost thanks to grants totaling $250,000. The STEM Council’s premiere professional development experience for STEM teachers – six-week summer externships – has earned a major vote of confidence from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in the form of more than $50,000 from their Resource Enhancement And Protection (REAP) grant competition. Read more about Iowa D.N.R. and U.S. D.o.L. invest in Iowa STEM

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MVP for Iowa STEM: MidAmerican Energy Company and Kathryn Kunert

Kathryn Kunert

November’s MVP for Iowa STEM is fulfilling the company’s mission for “power” to light up the STEM movement and heat a passion for STEM across Iowa. Read more about MVP for Iowa STEM: MidAmerican Energy Company and Kathryn Kunert

Corporate Partners help expand the impact of Iowa STEM programs

FY2016 Corporate Partners

The demand for talent to fill STEM jobs in Iowa drives the mission of the STEM Council—an “edu-nomic” development charge aiming now to bridge more school+business partnerships through exemplary STEM education in the PreK-12 arena. Read more about Corporate Partners help expand the impact of Iowa STEM programs

MVP for Iowa STEM: Paul Schickler and DuPont Pioneer

To October’s MVP for Iowa STEM, continued success for STEM in Iowa creates a better future for feeding people in the state and billions around the globe. Read more about MVP for Iowa STEM: Paul Schickler and DuPont Pioneer

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. ACT, an independent, not for profit organization focused on data, research and assessment housed in Iowa City, partnered with the STEM Council beginning in 2011 when ACT President Jon Erickson was appointed to the council. Read more about ACT is a VIP and MVP for Iowa STEM