of the Iowa
Governor's STEM Advisory Council
Hawkeye Community College
Upper Iowa University
North Tama County Community School District
Chickasaw County Extension and Outreach
Martin Brothers Distributing
JB Holland Construction
City of Dubuque
Deadline to Apply for a
Scale-Up Program is October 1
Deadline to apply for a scale-up program is October 1, 2019.
K-12 schools, afterschool programs and other educational organizations are encouraged to apply for the programs to be implemented during the 2019-2020 academic year.
The STEM Scale-Up Programs include:
Nominate a Teacher for the
I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award
Administrators, teachers, counselors, parents, students and other STEM advocates have until
Friday, October 4
an inspirational science, technology, engineering or mathematics teacher for the 2020 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award, sponsored by
Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council.
Eligible nominees include licensed, full-time, PreK-12 Iowa STEM teachers in public or non-public schools. Nominations for previous award recipients and self-nominations will not be accepted.
This award is dedicated to honoring one teacher from each of the six STEM regions for their contributions and dedication to STEM education in Iowa. Each recipient will receive $1,500 for personal use, as well as another $1,500 to be used in their classroom.
Course: Meeting the Needs of all Students through STEM Principles
The Central Rivers Area Education Agency is offering a free course entitled, "Meeting the Needs of all Students through STEM Principals (Course #180263)" on October 29 in Marshalltown and December 12 in Cedar Falls.
Strands available include:
* I have (or just received) a STEM Scale Up award
* What does STEM Integration Look Like (How to Integrate)
* Project-Based Learning(PBL)
* I am starting from scratch - HELP
* Maker Space
* Early Childhood STEM Connection
1.) Click to see offerings by Central Rivers AEA.
2.) Select course #180263
3.) Log In to AEA Learning Online
Deadline to register is October 15
Deadline to register is November 27
Exhibitor Registration is Open for
STEM Festivals being held in Northeast Iowa
Exhibitor registration is open for STEM festivals being held throughout Northeast Iowa. They include;
Thursday, October 24
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Tuesday, March 24
4:00PM to 7:30PM
University of Northern Iowa Dome
Thursday, April 16
4:00PM to 7:00PM
University of Dubuque
Thursday, April 23
4:00PM to 7:00PM
Looking for Workplace Hosts for STEM Teacher Externship Program
Iowa STEM Teacher Externship Program
is a unique opportunity for workplaces to build mutually beneficial partnerships with some of Iowa's talented STEM educators and impact the future workforce.
The STEM Teacher Externship Program matches workplace hosts with local STEM educators who assist with hands-on projects for six weeks during the summer. Externship matches are carefully made based on an educator's interests and skills and the needs of the workplace host.
The educator i
s able to bring his or her summer externship experience along with real-world applications back to the classroom, while also providing students with career information about workplaces in their community.
Please email Jeff Beneke, if you have questions pertaining to the program.