Michelle Hill

Meet One of the Newest STEM Council Members, Michelle Hill!

Michelle Hill is a seasoned professional currently serving as the Director for Work-Based Learning at the Waukee Community School District.

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Scale up

Scale-Up Program Applications Open in January for Iowa Educators to Access World-Class STEM Programs

Fourteen programs offer hands-on STEM experiences to PreK-12 students for 2024-2025 academic year

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Computer Science Education Week Engages Youth and Families

Each December, schools around the world participate in Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek).  For the second year, the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council has partnered with the Iowa Department of Education, statewide AEAs, and industry partners to curate resources and events for students

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Nurturing Innovation and Collaboration: Iowa STEM Teacher Externships Transforming Education

Introduction: In the heart of Iowa, a groundbreaking initiative is shaping the future of STEM education.

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Iowa STEM Helps Teacher Shortage through RAPIL Scholarships

Iowa school administrators lament a shortage of teaching applicants in high-need areas including science, mathematics and technology. Industry leaders lament the lack of access to K-12 teaching pathways for retirees or career changers.

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STEM Council

Fall Meeting of Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Marks Transition Period

Consistency through change was the message delivered by members, friends and allies of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council at their bi-annual meeting on Monday, November 13, in room B100, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines.

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Greenhouses Sprouting Up Across Iowa

A greenhouse has become a new powerful learning space in some schools across Iowa with the assistance of the STEM BEST® Program. 

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Employers Invited to Host STEM Teacher Externs for Summer 2024

Last summer 82 STEM teachers from across the state spent their summer embedded in a workplace environment in order to grow their skills and better understand the needs of business and industry while helping strengthen the community workforce.

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corporate sponsors

Investors in STEM Stretch Iowan’s Dollars

Iowa’s legislature honors the return on investment of the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council by recommitting state funds annually and so do numerous non-state investors.

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