Scale-Up Starts a STEM Buzz at School

John Glenn Elementary Makerspace made possible through STEM Council Scale-Up Program

When John Glenn Elementary fourth grade teacher Jarrett Bertog applied for the STEM Scale-Up Program Making STEM Connections provided by the Science Center of Iowa, he was looking for ways to incorporate hands-on STEM learning into his classroom curriculum. He hadn’t imagined that it would turn into a school-wide makerspace.  Read more about Scale-Up Starts a STEM Buzz at School

Council Helps Make Mathematics a Magnet to STEM

Differentiated Math Centers is one of three mathematics Scale-Up Programs awarded to educators for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council sought out top mathematics education programs last summer and selected three to help support educators in making mathematics a magnet to STEM study and careers. The programs are now being delivered to nearly 700 Iowa educators for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Mathematics as a Magnet to STEM

Scores of Iowa students compared to students nationwide

America’s Strategy for STEM Education maps out the Federal Government’s five-year plan for STEM education to help position the United States as a global leader in STEM literacy, innovation and employment. Read more about Mathematics as a Magnet to STEM

Summer Scale-Up Professional Development Heats Up in July

Educators take part in STEM Scale-Up PD

As the weather heats up in July, so does the professional development trainings for the STEM Scale-Up Program. More than 1,200 Iowa educators will be taking part in these trainings to prepare for implementation of a Scale-Up Program during the coming school year.  Read more about Summer Scale-Up Professional Development Heats Up in July

2019-2020 STEM Scale-Up Program Application Closes March 4

STEM Scale-Up Program

What is the STEM Scale-Up Program?

The STEM Scale-Up Program finds some of the state’s and nation’s high-quality programs and delivers them to Iowa educators. Each year, the STEM Council equips thousands of educators with STEM programs that inspire nearly 100,000 Iowa youth.

Ten programs complete the 2019-2020 STEM Scale-Up Program menu, including: Read more about 2019-2020 STEM Scale-Up Program Application Closes March 4

STEM Scale-Up Program Drives Onward

STEM Scale-Up Program

The STEM Scale-Up Program offers high-quality educational programs focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics that have the ability to continue and grow throughout Iowa long after the initial award. There are many programs that have been on the STEM Scale-Up Program menu that have done just that. Read more about STEM Scale-Up Program Drives Onward

2015-2016 Iowa STEM Evaluation Report

Iowa STEM Evaluation Report

Iowa’s STEM Council practices what it preaches when it comes to data-driven decision-making. Measures of performance enable an annual cycle of continuous improvement to engineer new ways for moving forward. Read more about 2015-2016 Iowa STEM Evaluation Report

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