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Upper Iowa University

Fayette, Iowa

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Luther College

Decorah, Iowa

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Northwestern College

Orange City, Iowa

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University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, Iowa

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Regents' Center for Early Developmental Education

Headquartered at the University of Northern Iowa, this center supports educational efforts that emphasize children's interest, experimentation, and cooperation while recognizing that children construct knowledge, intelligence, personality and morality through active engagement with physical and social environments.

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Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)

Works with the Iowa education community to bring career and college planning resources and information into Iowa schools.

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TeachEngineering.org

The TeachEngineering digital library provides teacher-tested and standards-based engineering content use in K-12 science and mathematics classrooms.

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ABCYa

Free, educational kids computer games and activities approved by certified teachers for elementary students to learn on the web.

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Affordable Colleges Online

Free, in-depth resources include comprehensive guidebooks, student interviews, user-friendly search tools, federal datasets, college rankings and other materials created and vetted by experts in education.

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Online Colleges in Iowa

On this page, we’ve collected resources that will help you approach the online higher education opportunities in Iowa. We begin by providing fact-driven surveys on postsecondary and online education in Iowa today, which will give you a good idea of things like funding and enrollment trends.

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CyberDegrees.org

Like it or tolerate it, a life spent defending the digital world from cyber attacks begins with a degree. In addition to creating a guide to choosing a cyber security degree, we’ve scoured the country for reputable programs.

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BestColleges.com: Women in STEM

Hawley’s college experience is an ideal model for all women interested in higher education, and STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) in particular. In recent years, the popularity of STEM degrees has risen on campuses across the country. Many of these programs directly prepare graduates for work in a relevant field, and the vast majority of STEM degrees offer loftier projected salaries than other academic disciplines.

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Nursing Schools Guide

At Nursing Schools Guide, we pride ourselves on researching nearly every nursing school, degree program, and career. It is our goal to do the leg work for our readers (you), so you can know that you are reading trusted, detailed information that can help you figure out which nursing degree or school is the best option for you.

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Nursing Schools Guide

At Nursing Schools Guide, we pride ourselves on researching nearly every nursing school, degree program, and career. It is our goal to do the leg work for our readers (you), so you can know that you are reading trusted, detailed information that can help you figure out which nursing degree or school is the best option for you.

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Iowa EPSCoR

One of the main goals of Iowa NSF EPSCoR is to engage students at all levels in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Whether it's K-12, community college, undergraduate, or graduate students, Iowa NSF EPSCoR involves students in workshops, events, internships, and research where they learn about energy as well as other STEM topics.

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Iowa Precalculus Advisory Council

Preparation for Calculus (Precalculus) is a key course for all students who want to pursue careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields.

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Women and Minorities in STEM

In addition to the need for more qualified workers, STEM careers provide exciting opportunities for breaking the norm and offering upward mobility and economic security to women and minorities; groups disproportionately affected by poverty. The following guide provides an insider’s look at STEM industries, explores why women and minorities have traditionally been underrepresented in these fields and what is being done to change the status quo.

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Community Youth Concepts

Community Youth Concepts' mission is to engage and connect Iowa students through youth development programming and to provide coaching, training, and technical assistance in best practices to youth-serving non-profits.  Community Youth Concepts also offers STEM Programs where students can explore interests in STEM fields and work together on creative and educational projects. 

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Sylvan Learning Center

Along with academic assistance and camps, Sylan Learning Center offers camps such as robotics camp, video design camp, and many other STEM related camps for children in grades 2-6.

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Des Moines Botanical Gardens

Located in Des Moines, the Botanical Garden engages students in fun, hands-on learning while exploring plants and growing their science skills. They offer interdisciplinary tours and programs aligned with Iowa Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and local curricula for grades pre-K to high school.

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NSF Classroom Resources

A diverse collection of lessons and web resources for classroom teachers, their students and students' families.

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Iowa Afterschool Alliance

This organization helps expand access throughout the state to high-quality afterschool programs. This site lists numerous afterschool programs, many specifically for STEM.

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Explore Iowa Geology

Learn about how other Iowa teachers, parents, and naturalists are engaging students with geology lessons and activities that are specifically linked Iowa’s parks, playgrounds and backyards.

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Next Generation Science Standards

Learn about the two-step process the National Research Council, the National Science Teachers Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Achieve are using to develop the Next Generation Science Standards.

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Careers in Computer Engineering

Career hardware engineers research, design and develop computing components (e.g. microprocessors, networks, routers) to create faster, better and more powerful computing systems.

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RN Careers

RN Careers ranks RN Programs, help you find scholarships, transfer an RN license to another state, pass the NCLEX exam, pay for nursing school, apply for financial aid, find a job and more.

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Masters Degree in Cybersecurity in Iowa

In December 2015, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad ordered state officials to begin developing a strategy that would better prepare the state in the event of a cyberattack. Career opportunities for cybersecurity professionals in Iowa range from state government agencies like the Iowa Information Security Office and the Iowa Department of Homeland Security, to private cybersecurity businesses like Armolon Corporation, to large Iowa corporations like A.Y. McDonald Manufacturing Company in Dubuque and McLeodUSA in Cedar Rapids.

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BestColleges.com: STEM Careers

STEM” is an abbreviation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Predominantly, these are the fields in which new industries, businesses, and human possibilities are conceived. STEM workers solve everyday problems, research and analyze data about the world around us, and use their knowledge to design everything from computer programs to prosthetic limbs. STEM workers occupy jobs ranging from food science technician to cartographer, engineering manager to database administrator.

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National Science Teachers Association

The group promotes excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all by collaborating more than 60,000 teachers, administrators, scientists and business and industry leaders involved in and committed to science education.

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Six Characteristics of Great STEM Lesson

A great outline of how to prepare the perfect STEM lesson for your classroom.

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Teach Iowa Scholars Program

The Teach Iowa Scholar Program provides qualified first-year Iowa teachers with awards of up to $4,000 a year, for a maximum of five years, for teaching in Iowa schools in designated shortage areas.

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National Science Teachers Association

The group promotes excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all by collaborating more than 60,000 teachers, administrators, scientists and business and industry leaders involved in and committed to science education.

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Master's in Data Science

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites About Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

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GO! Exploring the World of Transportation

Go! is a free, dynamic online magazine for teens on education and careers in transportation, a key STEM field.

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GO! Exploring the World of Transportation

Go! is a free, dynamic online magazine for teens on education and careers in transportation, a key STEM field.

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Master's in Data Science

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites About Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

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Belin-Blank Center

Hosted at the University of Iowa, Belin-Blank Center focuses on the educational community and STEM programming for elementary to high school students.

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Belin-Blank Center

Hosted at the University of Iowa, Belin-Blank Center focuses on the educational community and STEM programming for elementary to high school students.

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Belin-Blank Center

Hosted at the University of Iowa, Belin-Blank Center focuses on the educational community and STEM programming for elementary to high school students.

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Belin-Blank Center

Hosted at the University of Iowa, Belin-Blank Center focuses on the educational community and STEM programming for elementary to high school students.

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STEM Study

Florida Polytechnic University launched STEMStudy.com, as a handy, easy-to-use resource for high school students and their parents who are considering a STEM-focused college degree program. The site contains information and tools about the college preparation and application process, including a financial aid calculator, STEM careers glossary and an application checklist with tips to consider through all four years of high school.

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STEM Study

Florida Polytechnic University launched STEMStudy.com, as a handy, easy-to-use resource for high school students and their parents who are considering a STEM-focused college degree program. The site contains information and tools about the college preparation and application process, including a financial aid calculator, STEM careers glossary and an application checklist with tips to consider through all four years of high school.

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STEM Study

Florida Polytechnic University launched STEMStudy.com, as a handy, easy-to-use resource for high school students and their parents who are considering a STEM-focused college degree program. The site contains information and tools about the college preparation and application process, including a financial aid calculator, STEM careers glossary and an application checklist with tips to consider through all four years of high school.

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STEM Study

Florida Polytechnic University launched STEMStudy.com, as a handy, easy-to-use resource for high school students and their parents who are considering a STEM-focused college degree program. The site contains information and tools about the college preparation and application process, including a financial aid calculator, STEM careers glossary and an application checklist with tips to consider through all four years of high school.

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REAP Conservation Education Grant

Got an idea to advance environmental literacy, but lack funds?  The Resource Enhancement and Protection Conservation Education Program (REAP CEP) annually awards $350,000 for conservation education in Iowa. Plan now for the November 1 grant deadline. The average grant award is approximately $22,000, and mini-grants for $3,500 or less are also available.

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Tagged as Grants | Educational Resources Updated on Jul 30, 2015

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REAP Conservation Education Grant

Got an idea to advance environmental literacy, but lack funds?  The Resource Enhancement and Protection Conservation Education Program (REAP CEP) annually awards $350,000 for conservation education in Iowa. Plan now for the November 1 grant deadline. The average grant award is approximately $22,000, and mini-grants for $3,500 or less are also available.

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Tagged as Grants | Educational Resources Updated on Jul 30, 2015

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