Iowa Governor signed executive order number one

Executive Order Establishes Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-Based Learning

An Executive Order signed by Governor Kim Reynolds for the Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-Based Learning will help expand student and business work-based learning opportunities.

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Waukee high school students

Preparing Students for the Future

In an effort to help expand Iowa’s talent pipeline, initial models have been set in motion to help students identify skills and paths to pursue specific careers and gain necessary certifications and competencies for local employers.

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Cindy Dietz

Furthering STEM Momentum in 2018: A Letter from the Interim Executive Director

I am honored to have the privilege of serving as the Interim Executive Director of the Iowa STEM Advisory Council this year in Jeff Weld's absence.

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Seventh Grade Students

STEM Scale-Up Application Period Underway

Over the past six years, the STEM Scale-Up Program has impacted the lives of more than 500,000 students through world-class STEM experiences. Each year, programs are selected after a rigorous review process for the upcoming academic year.

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Teacher Leaders Gather in Marshalltown

TLC Collaboration in STEM

A cold, winter morning did not dampen the energy and excitement of nearly 100 teacher leaders and instructional coaches (TLC) in STEM, who assembled for a “huddle” at the Emerson Innovation Center in Marshalltown.

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Governor's Future Ready Iowa Summit

Save the Date! Governor's 2018 Future Ready Iowa Summit Coming This Spring

Mark your calendar for the Governor's 2018 Future Ready Iowa Summit to be held on April 3, 2018, at the Iowa Events Center.

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PowerTeaching Match Seventh Graders

Ten STEM Scale-Up Programs Selected for 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council has selected ten STEM Scale-Up Programs to be offered during the 2018-2019 academic year. The STEM Scale-Up Program provides STEM educational opportunities to nearly 100,000 students each year.

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Jeff Weld

Iowa STEM Council executive director to serve one-year national STEM assignment

Jeff Weld, executive director of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, has accepted a one-year role with the National Science Foundation and the University of Northern Iowa.

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Class from Dike New Hartford with teacher Chelsie Slaba

Making a Difference with the I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award

For the past three years, the Governor's Advisory STEM Council has partnered with Kemin Industries to honor six STEM teachers who are inspiring students in Iowa. Award recipients receive $3,000, of which $1,500 goes towards their classroom.

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STEM student scores compared to national average

Iowa STEM by the Numbers

Results from the 2016-2017 Iowa STEM Evaluation Report continues to show that students who participate in a STEM Scale-Up Program score better in National Per

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