Iowa’s STEM BEST Future Workforce

STEM BEST Programs Iowa BIG North and No Boundaries collaborate to provide opportunities for students.

Growing the number of community collaborations involving school and business partnerships through the STEM BEST Program continues to be a goal for the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. By helping expand the learning continuum from school to careers, the benefits of this program have been felt throughout communities across Iowa. Read more about Iowa’s STEM BEST Future Workforce

Far Reaching Benefits of STEM BEST

STEM BEST Program

Still contemplating applying to become a STEM BEST (Business Engaging Students and Teachers) Program? Jeff Grebin from Stanton Community School District, an awardee of the 2019-2020 STEM BEST Program in Southwest Iowa, shares genuine experience in deciding to take the leap and complete an application for STEM BEST Program award. Read more about Far Reaching Benefits of STEM BEST

Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Professionals

 Students from Saint Albert Catholic Schools received hands-on experience with robot-assisted technology in Council Bluffs.
Today’s students will be the innovators and enterprising members of our future workforce, leading change in unprecedented circumstances and rising to meet the needs of our communities.
 

STEM BEST Expansion Leads to New School+Business Partnerships

STEM BEST Program students explore opportunities available in the local healthcare industry.
With 58 STEM BEST (Business Engaging Students and Teachers) models now operating throughout the state, chances are good that you are within driving distance of one or more. These invaluable work-based learning opportunities for students have grown to include nearly 100 school districts and more than 500 employers and other community partners.
 

Growing STEM BEST ® Community Invites New Partners

STEM BEST® Program model Ankeny Orbis spoke with school board members and administrators at the IASB Convention.

The STEM BEST® Program continues to demonstrate momentum through growth and impact of the program in school districts across Iowa. Of 63 total STEM BEST® Program awards, there are a total of 58 models involving 83 school districts and more than 5,000 students that formed more than 1,300 workplace partnerships from 2014 to 2019. Read more about Growing STEM BEST ® Community Invites New Partners

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Collaboration Between Schools and Businesses Grow

STEM BEST Program
Iowa’s STEM imperative continues to grow with the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council welcoming 13 new models to the STEM BEST (Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers) Program, which brings the total to 63 since the STEM BEST Program launched in
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