Preparing Iowa’s youth with the STEM skills necessary to sustain the future of our workforce depends heavily on our educational system and the commitment of corporate partners. Our STEM Council public and private partnerships help voice the workforce needs of business and industry leaders across the state. These partnerships allow the STEM Council to engage in more targeted, efficient and sustainable STEM education programming to all of Iowa’s youth.
The following STEM Council partners recognize the need for STEM education and have invested in tomorrow’s workforce in 2022: Accumold, Alliant Energy Foundation, Barilla America, Bayer, Buchanan County Conservation, Cargill, City of Des Moines Public Works, Clayton County Development Group, Corteva, Creative Edge, Custom-Pak Design and Blowmolding, Des Moines Area Community College, DMI, Foundation Analytical Laboratory, Freeport Minerals Corporation, Google, Green Plains Grain Company, HNI Charitable Foundation, Hubbell Homes Fund, Innovate 120, Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation, Iowa Association of Community College Trustees, Iowa Biotechnology Association, Iowa Department for the Blind, Iowa Workforce Development, ITC Midwest, Jasper County, Johnson County, Kemin Industries, MercyOne, MidAmerican Energy Foundation, Muscatine County, Pella Corporation, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, PITSCO Education, Poet Biorefining, Polk County Conservation Board, Sac County Conservation Foundation, School Administrators of Iowa, Scott County Auditor, Sears Manufacturing Company, SPPG, State of Iowa Board of Regents, Technology Association of Iowa, The Merrill Company and Vermeer Manufacturing.
The STEM Council has additional cost-sharing partners including Regional STEM Hub Institutions, Strategic America, Iowa STEM Teacher Externship workplace hosts, STEM BEST Program partners and STEM Scale-Up Program providers.