Justin Lewis

Next Leader for Iowa STEM

Alongside Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Co-Chair Diane Young, Iowa Department of Education McKenzie Snow announced Justin Lewis as the STEM Bureau Chief under the Division of Innovation effective March 1. As Bureau Chief, Mr.

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Don’t Miss Iowa’s Classrooms+Workplaces Summit - April 10, 2024!

The Iowa Classroom+Workplace Summit is fast approaching on April 10, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Iowa Events Center, Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, in Des Moines. 

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Meaningful Professional Development through STEM Teacher Externships

Since 2009 the STEM Teacher Externships Program has aimed to build bridges between Iowa’s workplaces and students by giving educators the opportunity during the summer to engage with real-world projects alongside knowledgeable and skilled professionals.For Summer 2024, there are 100 STEM Teacher Extern opportunities at 75 different workplaces across the state.

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STEM BEST Model Fortifies Futures as ‘looCon IT Day’ Shines Light on Cybersecurity

The Waterloo Career Center’s cybersecurity strand was awarded STEM BEST (Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers) in 2022. The CyberSecurity Program has grown exponentially through the strong partnerships forged within the community.

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