Registration Opens for 2020 Statewide STEM Summit: Transforming Education for the Workforce

Registration is now open for the Transforming Education for the Workforce Summit.

During remarks at STEM Day at the Capitol, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the 2020 statewide STEM summit, “Transforming Education for the Workforce.” Presented by the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council and Future Ready Iowa, the summit will be held on April 14, 2020, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. Read more about Registration Opens for 2020 Statewide STEM Summit: Transforming Education for the Workforce

New Opportunities for Students, Employers and Teachers

Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-Based Learning

Work-based learning empowers students to apply what they are learning in the classroom to high-quality, real-world professional experiences. Read more about New Opportunities for Students, Employers and Teachers

STEM Council Takes Part in Regional Summits

Future Ready Iowa Regional Summit

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council is pleased to support the Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits taking place across Iowa this fall to help further the goal of preparing Iowa’s future workforce. Read more about STEM Council Takes Part in Regional Summits

Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits Announced

Future Ready Iowa

Registration opened earlier this month for nine Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits. The day-long events will offer the opportunity for education, business, economic development and community partners to collaborate and develop strategies for local workforce solutions. Read more about Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits Announced

Preparing Students for the Future

Waukee high school students

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. These models will helps students gain employable skills and recognize the opportunities that exist in their own backyard. Read more about Preparing Students for the Future

STEM Prominent in Scaling Work-Based Learning

Photo of NGA core team

Since late 2015, a core team of Iowans representing a broad spectrum of agencies has been working in concert with peers in five other states to scale work-based learning (WBL) in high-demand fields. Read more about STEM Prominent in Scaling Work-Based Learning

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