Iowa STEM Careers Video Series

Windows into STEM jobs – a new video series for Iowa

A young engineer at Accumold, a chemist at Wells Blue Bunny, an entomologist at DuPont Pioneer and a programmer at Acieta may be the next great ambassadors for Iowa STEM.

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Craig Johnson

MVP for Iowa STEM: Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson, executive director of the Iowa Academy of Science, first gained a passion for inspiring students while working as a professional meteorologist and making presentations at Iowa schools.

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MVP for Iowa STEM: Emily Abbas

MVP for Iowa STEM: Emily Abbas

Once a contracted agent for Iowa STEM, now a passionate volunteer to the cause, this month’s MVP for Iowa STEM has helped bring “Greatness STEMs from Iowans” to life.

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FY2016 Corporate Partners

Corporate Partners help expand the impact of Iowa STEM programs

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.

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STEM School+Business Innovation Conference

STEM School+Business Innovation Conference lights a spark on new partnerships

The future of Iowa’s economy and workforce is about to get a boost from nearly 300 educators, principals/administrators, business leaders, economic/workforce development leaders and more who attended this past week’s STEM School+Business Innovation Conference.

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What a difference a day makes in STEM education

The Governor’s STEM Advisory Council celebrated its fifth anniversary on June 30, convening its members plus guests at the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel to take stock on a number of strategic fronts as well as take aim on new ambitions.

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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.”

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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 and the Center for Social and Behavioral Research at the University of Northern Iowa, shows that the S

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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 background in STEM.

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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.

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