Approximately 200 Iowans showcased their contributions to STEM through 32 in-school and out-of-school displays in the Iowa Capitol Rotunda for STEM Day at the Capitol on February 13. The displays included STEM Scale-Up Program Providers, STEM BEST Program Partners, STEM Seal of Approval awardees, Iowa STEM Network Hub Institutions, youth agencies, nonprofits and more.Read More →
At a press conference on February 27, Gov. Kim Reynolds reaffirmed her vision for preparing Iowans for dynamic careers and lifelong learning by continuing to connect workforce, STEM and workplace partnerships.Read More →
As the temperatures begin to get cooler, warm up the mind with hands-on STEM activities for the entire family. Fall STEM Festivals are held in multiple communities throughout each of the six STEM regions. While each festival is unique, they all include educational and entertaining activities designed to increase interest in STEM.Read More →
While the Iowa State Fair caps the summer for many Iowans each year, STEM Day at the Iowa State Fair offered many exciting demonstrations and hands-on STEM activities to get students and families excited for the school year.
Held on August 19, STEM Day at the Fair featured 23 exhibiting partners, six stage acts and eight corporate sponsors.Read More →
A diverse group of more than 200 STEM leaders representing each state in the U.S. convened for the first-of-its-kind State-Federal STEM Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).Read More →
October brings an emphasis on the world of manufacturing and the quickly changing demands of that portion of the workforce. Technology and highly specialized skills have opened many new and interesting positions in the Iowa workforce. Elevate Iowa has partnered with businesses and training programs throughout the state to offer dozens of opportunities for visits during October.Read More →
They came from all four corners of the state, representing elementary, middle and high school as well as college and out-of-school learning. All shared a common curiosity: how to amplify STEM in their classrooms and communities.Read More →