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Date: Monday, November 28, 2022

MITCHELLVILLE -- Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Krystal Colbert, a 16-year veteran teacher, as the Iowa Department of Education’s 2023 Teacher of the Year, during an assembly at Mitchellville Elementary School in central Iowa.

Watch an interview with 2023 Iowa Teacher of the Year…


Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Computer Science Education Week is almost here! How will your school district celebrate?

This year, Dec. 5-11 marks the annual celebration of all-things computer science. Events and activities across the globe will highlight the importance of computer science and the impact it has on our…


Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022

Do you have an outstanding STEM or computer science teacher? Of course you do! Nominate him or her for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program. 

The nomination deadline is Jan. 9 and the application deadline is Feb. 6 for secondary…


Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022

DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Education today released a new report showing fall enrollment at Iowa’s 15 community colleges experienced a slight rebound following several years of decreases, which were heightened by impacts of the pandemic.

According to the 2022 Fall Enrollment…


Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Iowans searching for work-based learning experience programs now have a new resource. A dashboard dedicated to statewide work-based learning activities that offer high school credits is now available and provides students, families and school districts with a comprehensive overview of work-based…


Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The past two days have been a whirlwind of activity for over 1,000 students, educators and advisers from across the state.

The 2022 United Fall Leadership Conference, themed this year as “Amplify,” convened in Des Moines on Nov. 13-14 to bring together Iowa’s three business career and…


Date: Monday, November 14, 2022

DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 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 2:15 p.m. and…


Date: Monday, November 14, 2022

In its eighth year of celebration, National Apprenticeship Week recognizes the vital connection between education and businesses in local communities. Registered Apprenticeships provide opportunities for students to connect classroom instruction with on-the-job training while often earning wages…


Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Close to 1,000 students from across the state are preparing to meet next week in Des Moines for two days of innovative business workshops and professional networking opportunities as part of the 2022 United Fall Leadership Conference. The event, scheduled for Nov. 13-14, brings together student…


Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

New Spanish course added to Iowa e-Learning Central

A first-year Spanish course has been added to Iowa e-Learning Central, an online exchange for Iowa educators, students and families.

Developed by an Iowa-certified teacher, the Spanish class complements dozens of high-quality,…