The Iowa STEM Council assessment consists of independent evaluation consortium of the Regent Universities.

“If you don’t measure it, it’s as if it never happened”

Measurement is baked into the DNA of Iowa’s statewide STEM programming thanks to early insistence by STEM Council members to track and monitor effects. How else, they reasoned, would we know if we’re making a difference?

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Orbis Project Mentor Joel Fox of the Ankeny Schools shared about their STEM BEST Program at the STEM Advisory Council Meeting.

STEM as Workforce Development the Focus for Council Meeting 23

The STEM Advisory Council held its 23rd convening at the Urban Campus of Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC).

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Students from Keokuk, Iowa, take part in STEM Scale-Up Programming.

World Class STEM Programs to Scale Across Iowa

Educators are invited to apply for the STEM Scale-Up Programs.

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STEM Council Career Guidance and Implementation Working Group July forum.

Council Strategic Priorities in the Hands of Implementation Teams

STEM Council Working Groups play a critical role, incubating actions and shaping the future of the STEM Council. More than 50 members of three working groups have devoted countless hours to supporting and enhancing STEM Council efforts.

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Iowa STEM Council Scholarships

Iowa’s STEM Council Enters the Scholarship Business

New supports for Iowa’s outstanding STEM teachers are coming from the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council in the form of scholarships.

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Matt Stier manages the Southeast Region for the STEM Council.

Matt Stier manages the Southeast Region for the STEM Council

Matthew Stier recently joined the STEM team as the new southeast Iowa regional STEM manager. The Southeast Iowa STEM Region consists of a collaborative effort that includes partnerships with The University of Iowa and Kirkwood Community College.

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Jason Lang, Meghan Lang and Marc Benedict are instrumental in leading coordination of the STEM Teacher Externships Program.

Faces of the STEM: Teacher Externships Program Coordinators

Career-Linked Learning experiences through the STEM Teacher Externships Program include nearly 700 educator and workplace matches since 2009, reaching thousands of students through career application in the classroom.

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STEM Council operations center student assistant Hannah Butler.

Faces of the STEM: Student Staff Boost Iowa STEM

Iowa youth are at the heart of STEM Council priorities. Day in and day out, the STEM Council aims to help young people grow in their knowledge of STEM and prepare for the future. The STEM Council is deeply impacted by students as well.

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Computer Science events and activities will take place across the six Iowa STEM regions during CSEdWeek from December 6-12.

Iowans to Take Part in Computer Science Education Week

Computer science and information technology are becoming essential life skills due to an increasingly digital society. As one of the fastest growing career paths, computer science jobs are in high demand in Iowa.
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Central Community School students take part in Clayton County STEM BEST Program.

STEM BEST Program Offers Network Supports

Career-Linked Learning (CLL) inspires passion in students to pursue high demand, high impact and high reward careers. Learning linked to fulfilling jobs through authentic experiences is what the STEM BEST Program provides more than 80 partners in Iowa schools.
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