2024 Iowa Classrooms+Workplaces Summit Announced, Registration Required

Topics to amplify solutions for connecting education and the workforce.

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. 

Presented by the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council at the Iowa Department of Education, the Summit brings together Iowans from business and industry, education, nonprofits, trade organizations, professional societies, governmental agencies, elected officials, students and others to amplify the public conversation and set the stage for inspiring networks, making connections and accessing what is possible to establish learning environments that link classroom learning to real-world career opportunities.

Registration is required. To register and for more information, go to: https://iowastem.org/2024Summit. The deadline for registration is April 3. The Summit is open to the public and admission is free of charge thanks to generous sponsors. The day of the event check in starts at 8:30 a.m. with the event running from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The morning will include a presentation by Code.org Chief Academic Officer Pat Yongpradit on the “Future of Innovation and STEM: CS and AI Education as a Foundation,” as well as a presentation by ExcelinEd Senior Policy Fellow Christy Hovanetz on credentials to careers.

Participants will be in for an inspiring presentation by Kemin Industries over the lunchtime with remarks on the importance of science education in our world today along with the recognition of the six STEM Teacher Awardees for 2024. The STEM Teacher Award has been sponsored by Kemin Industries since 2014.  

The afternoon breakout sessions will provide an array of options for career-linked learning toward bright horizons and actionable outcomes. 

Be a part of the solution to accelerate Iowa’s growth and prosperity!

To Top