Long a workhorse for the STEM Council, though nothing of a show horse, the venerable, albeit clunky, IowaSTEM.gov website received a makeover.
Years of input and requests from the vast STEM Council constituency, including "make it easier to navigate," "reduce the clutter" and "have something for parents, students, educators, policymakers, business leaders and communities," now reflects on the newly-renovated IowaSTEM.gov built for everyone.
Thanks to the valued work of Molly Faber, Northwest Regional STEM Manager, and Angel Mendez, the STEM Council's Communications Specialist, alongside public relations partner Strategic America, the new website focuses on reflecting the innovation and capabilities that STEM fields have helped create. It showcases the most important pieces of the STEM Council story, brand and active programming.
The project began in late September utilizing a "think tank" of the STEM Council who formed a working group and helped shape the new look and features of the website.
IowaSTEM.gov has improved user-friendliness and search engine optimization; added new pages and more content; and provided better compatibility with mobile devices. Important features, such as the calendar of events and STEM resources, are now searchable databases with usable filters for audience-specific information.