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Here’s a novel way to fill a Spanish teacher position

Date: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022
Need a Spanish teacher for the 2022-23 school year? Check out the Iowa Exchange Visiting Teachers from Spain Program. The program enables Spanish teachers to have the opportunity to teach in an accredited school in the United States under a visa for up to three years. The program provides local school districts and …

Focusing on what matters most

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022
As we think about our changing educational landscape and all of the moving parts, it is so important to focus on what matters most — that every student has an opportunity to succeed and teachers feel supported as they help students find their path forward. Last week I had the honor of recognizing some of our talen…

Celebrate Black History Month with these resources

Date: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
February is National Black History Month. To find resources for either the classroom or personal edification, one need look only as far as Iowa’s history. Did you know: That Iowa was home to a town named Buxton, in which residents and businesses were fully integrated from 1895 into the 1920s? Iowa was one of …

Outstanding educators honored at luncheon

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Several educators were honored Thursday in Des Moines by Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Iowa Department of Education Director Ann Lebo during the 2022 Outstanding Iowa Teachers Recognition Luncheon. [See photos from the luncheon] The luncheon recognized finalists and winners of the Iowa Teacher of the…

Four ways to celebrate CTE Month®

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
February is CTE Month®, and you’re invited to join in the celebration. Each year, the achievements in career and technical education programs are highlighted and promoted by students, educators and administrators in Iowa and across the nation. Career and technical education, or CTE, directly prepares students for…

57 Iowa students selected as candidates for prestigious award

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Friday, January 21, 2022
Fifty-seven students from Iowa have been named 2022 candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the president, to recognize and honor some of our nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors. In 1979, th…

Pathway navigators connect students to new opportunities

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Melissa Albrant with her two daughters It’s the first week of Melissa Albrant’s new job as a child support recovery supervisor. Her schedule is hectic, filled with learning new things and adjusting to a different environment and pace. But she is upbeat, excited and most important, grateful for this n…

Christensen receives award for work combating human trafficking of children

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Thursday, January 13, 2022
Max Christensen received an Outstanding Anti-Trafficking Service Award It takes a village is an understatement when it comes to protecting Iowa’s youth from the tragedy of human trafficking. Aware of the dangers, Max Christensen, head of school transportation services at the Iowa Department of Education a…

Gov. Reynolds Launches New Teacher and Paraeducator Registered Apprenticeship

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022
DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds announced the launch of a first-in-the-nation Teacher and Paraeducator Registered Apprenticeship Grant Program Tuesday during her annual Condition of the State Address.   The grant program will provide opportunities for current high school students to earn a paraeducator certificate…

Apply for computer science professional development grants

Date: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Grants to support computer science professional development are now available. Iowa school districts, accredited nonpublic schools, Area Education Agencies and collaboratives are encouraged to apply. The grant program, known as the Computer Science Professional Development Incentive Fund, is intended to help build t…

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