21 New STEM BEST® Program Partners Announced

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council at the Iowa Department of Education announced 21 Iowa school districts will join the STEM BEST® (Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers) Program to provide students with career-linked learning experiences.

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2024 Iowa Classrooms+Workplaces Summit Announced, Registration Required

The 2024 statewide Iowa Classrooms+Workplaces Summit will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at the Iowa Events Center, Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, in Des Moines. 

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Youth Shadow

STEM Council Youth Advisory Board Co-Lead Job Shadows Iowa STEM Central Operations Team for Youth Shadow Week

On Monday, February 19, 2024, Shreyas Shrestha traveled from Johnston to spend the day in Cedar Falls with the STEM Council Central Operations team as a part of the Department of Health and Human Services Annual Youth Shadow Week. In addition to being a Co-Lead of the STEM Council Youth Advisory Board, Shreyas is a member of the Iowa Youth Congress.

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make me a world

Regional STEM Festivals Abound This Spring

This Spring there are Regional STEM Festivals abound! A Regional STEM Festival is an engaging, free, hands-on educational experience for preK-12 youth and their families. The goal of conducting a STEM festival is to catalyze the connection of children and families to the community assets that inspire and support them in pursuing STEM careers.

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