School leaders gather to discuss STEM BEST

School + Business STEM Partnerships Reach 37

What began as a hunt for innovative excellence that routed through Kansas City's CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies) and Brooklyn, New York's P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) in 2013 has become a bona fide movement custom-fitted to Iowa: STEM BEST® (Businesses

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Governor Reynolds delivers opening remarks at STEM council meeting at Camp Dodge

Governor's STEM Advisory Council Charts Course Ahead

In the throes of the largest single-unit overseas deployment since 2010 -- the 248th Aviation Support Battalion to Afghanistan and elsewhere, as well as deploying units to hurricane relief -- leaders at 

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Manufacturing Day logo

Advanced Manufacturing Month Activities

October brings an emphasis on the world of manufacturing and the quickly changing demands of that portion of the workforce. Technology and highly specialized skills have opened many new and interesting positions in the Iowa workforce.

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West Delaware students consult with designers on the remodel of their chemistry lab

Autumn is AweSTEM in Iowa

As leaves and temperatures begin to fall, the STEM learning takes off across Iowa each autumn.

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Midwest STEM leaders in downtown Madison, Wisconsin

STEM Knows No Borders: Midwest STEM Forum V

Iowa STEM Council members from DuPont-Pioneer, Rockwell Collins and John Deere summoned the executive director in 2012 to encourage more inter-state collaboration, "After all," they said, "...our businesses span these state borders." Solutions to talent development in Iowa or Wisconsin or North D

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Governor's STEM Council Southeast Regional Board

Regional Boards: The Backbone of Iowa STEM

One of the earliest and most significant questions asked of and by the Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council back in 2011 was how to deliver inspiration and innovation locally throughout the state.

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Statewide K-12 STEM initiative evaluation model

Wrap Up of Iowa STEM Evaluation Grant

In 2013 an Iowa research consortium landed a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the state's unfolding statewide STEM initiative in order to derive lessons for other states and regions.

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Map of Iowa

Teachers "...take the flavor of work back to their students" through Externships

Zoom in for a close-up look at Externships of the Governor's STEM Advisory Council and you will find a mathematics teacher committing six summer weeks to learn data analytics with the Intelligent Solutions Group at John Deere's Urbandale facility.

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Students participate in STEM activities at the Iowa State Fair

Nothing Compares to STEM Day at the Fair

Contributed by Madison Flesch, student assistant 

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Michelle Matchell, Ashlyn Thompson, Madison Flesch

Small, Yet Mighty: the STEM Council Student Staff

Contributed by Michelle Matchell, student assistant 

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