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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…

Annual Report on Iowa’s Community Colleges now available

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Thursday, January 20, 2022
DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Education today released the latest edition of an annual report with state-level data and information about Iowa’s community colleges. The Condition of Iowa’s Community Colleges report includes data on programs and services, student enrollment and demographics, success and c…

State Board of Education to meet on Thursday

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022
DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, State Board Room (second floor), 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines. The meeting is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 3:55 p.m. and will be held in person. M…

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

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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…

Plan to attend conference on work-based learning

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Mark your calendars! Early bird registration is now open for the 2022 Iowa’s Annual Work-based Learning Conference. This premier event on work-based learning initiatives will be held on April 14 at The Meadows Events Center in Altoona. Coordinated through the executive board of the Iowa Work-based Learning Coordin…

When did your district last have a Teacher of the Year?

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022
The Pleasant Valley Community School District remembers well the first time they had an Iowa Teacher of the Year named from among the faculty. It was last year, when Pleasant Valley High School Teacher Sara Russell was named the 2022 Teacher of the Year. So will the 2023 Teacher of the Year hail from your district? …

Webinars scheduled for Iowa e-Learning Central

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Monday, January 10, 2022
Two webinars have been scheduled to help educators and school administrators familiarize themselves with the new course download feature that was launched in Iowa e-Learning Central last month. Educators can choose from the following dates to attend a webinar: Jan. 18, 3 to 4 p.m. Jan. 27, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. …

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