Teacher Externs to bring the world of work back to classrooms this fall

Governor Kim Reynolds speaks to Teacher Externs

For teachers, there is no better way to kick off the school year than with a new lesson plan in hand completely inspired by a summer spent chin-deep in the world of business and industry. Read more about Teacher Externs to bring the world of work back to classrooms this fall

Walls between school and work tumble down with Teacher Externships

Iowa educators attend a Teacher Externship orientation

With an adventurous spirit that would rival Magellan, nearly 40 educators throughout Iowa will cross cultural boundaries into the world of commerce this summer, applying their skills and updating their understanding of how their school subjects apply to life beyond the classroom wall. Read more about Walls between school and work tumble down with Teacher Externships

Seeds of Teacher Externships sown in spring

Bill Gelhaus gets hands on during his Teacher Externship expirence.

The most valuable professional development experience they have ever had is how 93 percent of participants describe the STEM Council's Real World Externships for Teachers of mathematics, science and technology. Read more about Seeds of Teacher Externships sown in spring