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Ten STEM Scale-Up Programs Selected for 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council has selected ten STEM Scale-Up Programs to be offered during the 2018-2019 academic year. The STEM Scale-Up Program provides STEM educational opportunities to nearly 100,000 students each year. The application period for pre-K-12 schools, afterschool programs and other educational programs opens January 22, 2018.

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Jeff Weld

Iowa STEM Council executive director to serve one-year national STEM assignment

Jeff Weld, executive director of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, has accepted a one-year role with the National Science Foundation and the University of Northern Iowa.

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Class from Dike New Hartford with teacher Chelsie Slaba

Making a Difference with the I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award

For the past three years, the Governor's Advisory STEM Council has partnered with Kemin Industries to honor six STEM teachers who are inspiring students in Iowa. Award recipients receive $3,000, of which $1,500 goes towards their classroom.

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STEM student scores compared to national average

Iowa STEM by the Numbers

Results from the 2016-2017 Iowa STEM Evaluation Report continues to show that students who participate in a STEM Scale-Up Program score better in National Percentile Rank on mathematics, science, and reading assessments.

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Fiscal year 2017 corporate partners

Expanding STEM in Iowa through Corporate Partnership and Investment

The Governor's STEM Advisory Council is focused on increasing student interest and awareness in STEM and helping advance economic development in Iowa.

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Teacher externship meeting

A Look Back at 2017 STEM Council Programs

As 2017 comes to a close, we reflect on another successful year in furthering STEM opportunities in Iowa. Here's a look back at the STEM Council programs implemented in 2017 and beyond.

Iowa STEM Teacher Externships

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