2015 Iowa STEM Summit: Notes and Links

Morning Session (Video)

Featuring STEM Council Co-Chairs Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and Vermeer CEO and Chair of the Board Mary Andringa and keynote speaker Kwizera Imani.

STEM Classroom Videos

Davenport West High School
Hoover High School
Mount Pleasant Middle School
Sioux Center High School

Morning Breakout Sessions

Scale-Up—What's the impact?
Broadband Legislative Update
Iowa's STEM Teaching Endorsement Partnership
Computer Science for Iowa
Out-of-School Active Learning Community
Business Engagement in STEM
STEM-Focused Classrooms
STEM Volunteer Service

Lunch Session (Video)

Featuring Governor Terry Branstad, Kemin President and CEO Dr. Chris Nelson for the 2015 STEM Education Award for Inspired Teaching, and the 2014 Battelle Report presented by Kathryn Kunert, vice president of business and community development at MidAmerican Energy Company, and Carrie Rankin, assistant director for development of the STEM Council.

2015 STEM Education Award for Inspired Teaching, sponsored by Kemin Industries—Awardees Video
2014 Battelle Report Presentation or view the full Battelle Report

Regional Breakout Sessions

Northwest STEM Region
North Cental STEM Region
Northeast STEM Region
Southwest STEM Region
South Central STEM Region
Southeast STEM Region

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

STEM Support of the Arts
Iowa STEM BEST
Let's talk about Modern Ag
Real World Teacher Externships
STEM Awareness for Iowa
"Seal of Approval" for Non-Council STEM
Transitions and Evaluations in Statewide STEM Initiatives

Closing Session (Video)

Featuring DMACC President Rob Denson's Counselor Panel and closing remarks by Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and Mary Andringa.