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Iowa STEM Teacher Externships match-meeting at Lennox Industries

Let the match-making begin: Iowa STEM Teacher Externships

“Nobody knows what we do,” said an Ames manufacturer of hydrostatic transmissions, “despite the fact that we ship product around the world.”

That is one of the reasons he gave for... Read More →

Public Awareness Map, 51% of Iowans have heard of STEM.

Public support for STEM on the rise

A yearly independent evaluation, produced by a partnership consisting of the Research Institute for Studies in Education at Iowa State University, Iowa Testing Programs at the University of Iowa... Read More →

Jordan Lampe, Dwolla

MVP for Iowa STEM: Jordan Lampe

Jordan Lampe, director of communications and policy at Dwolla, recognizes he brings an “outsider perspective” by not coming from an educational... Read More →

Northeast Regional STEM Advisory Board at South Winneshiek Community School District

Regional STEM advisory boards help advance STEM locally

Of the thousands of Iowans who power STEM throughout the state, a core cadre of nearly 150 people keep the wheels of progress turning. That group of 90 Regional STEM Advisory Board members and 47... Read More →

Outstanding STEM teachers honored at Terrace Hill

Iowa has been known as “a place to grow” and “life-changing” but to the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council – thanks to the vision and investment of Kemin Industries—I.O.W.A. represents our state’s... Read More →

STEM Council’s signature STEM Scale-Up Program nets results

Tulips and daffodils are not the only things blooming this spring across Iowa—better test scores and higher interest have blossomed among more than 100,000 young learners who have taken part in... Read More →

Future Ready Iowa

STEM is key to Future Ready Iowa

 

Hall C of Des Moines’ Hy-Vee Hall was a sea of citizens gathered to tackle the challenges to a Future Ready Iowa on April 19. Woven into the fabric of the event were many citations of the... Read More →

Gail Wortmann

MVP for Iowa STEM: Gail Wortmann

Among all of the programs and resources offered by the STEM Council, the majority focus on equipping Iowa’s educators with the tools necessary to inspire a new generation of STEM-literate-and-... Read More →

Jenna Nobel takes on welding as part of her Iowa STEM Teacher Externship expirence

Bridging the worlds of workforce and education: Iowa STEM Teacher Externships

A clarion call for educators is to link classroom content to real... Read More →