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Articles from 01/2019

The Iowa Department of Education is hiring. Check out these positions:

Date: 
Monday, January 14, 2019
Education Program Consultant (Science) - The Bureau of Leading, Teaching, Learning Services is recruiting a celebrated educator to serve as the state consultant to support science learning. This position will be responsible for leading the Statewide Science Leadership Team comprised of PK-12 educators, AEA consult…

Iowa sponsors needed to help prevent child hunger in the summer

Date: 
Monday, January 14, 2019
DES MOINES – In an effort to head off hunger, the Iowa Department of Education is seeking sponsors for a federally funded program that provides nutritious meals or snacks to children in low-income areas of the state during the summer months. Nearly 200,000 Iowa students who qualify for free and reduced-price meals…

Come join our team

Date: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019
The Iowa Department of Education is hiring for the following positions. Education Program Consultant (CACFP) – To be successful in this job, a person must be self-driven, able to organize documents and resources for multiple tasks at the same time, and possess good customer skills while maintaining program standar…

Iowa districts honored for Advanced Placement work

Date: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Two Iowa school districts have been honored by the College Board for their work in providing Advanced Placement courses to their students. Cedar Falls and Pleasant Valley community school districts were added to the College Board’s Ninth Annual Honor Roll. This is the second year that both districts made the honor…

An innovation award: Giving students a voice

Date: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Should students have a voice in their own education? Research indicates an unequivocal yes. And to that end, the Iowa Department of Education has received a highly competitive innovation award that will work to give students their voice to create a school climate that is conducive to high-quality learning. A majo…

Emergency operations planning webinars

Date: 
Monday, January 7, 2019
The Iowa Department of Education is offering monthly webinars to establish high-quality emergency operations plans in school districts and individual schools. We encourage participation in the webinars to complete your high-quality emergency operations plans by June 30. The next webinar is scheduled for Jan. 15 at 1…

Scholarship offers 30 Iowa students $2,000 for college

Date: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Iowa high school seniors are eligible to enter the Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship sponsored by Iowa Student Loan. The scholarship program awards a $2,000 college scholarship to each of 30 recipients and provides corresponding $250 awards to each recipient’s high school. Your students may reg…

An app for a particular kind of foodie

Date: 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
For those who purchase food for day cares, it can be difficult to distinguish which foods will be federally reimbursed. Fortunately, there’s now an app for that. The application, developed by the Iowa Department of Education through a USDA grant, ensures that the food purchaser, armed with her cell phone, can plug…

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