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Articles from 11/2021

Awards available to build up STEM curriculum

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Schools and districts are encouraged to apply for up to $40,000 in awards to be used to develop curriculum focused on skills needed in job sectors such as computer science, information technology, the health professions and manufacturing. The awards are through the STEM BEST H.D. Program; applications are due Jan. 3…

Strengthening CTE through collaboration

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Monday, November 29, 2021
North Scott High School applied sciences teacher David Linnenbrink is on to something. He knows that teachers in career and technical education need support and shared practices, professional development and industry-standard equipment in order to teach and develop Iowa’s future skilled workforce. So what’s his pla…

Helping students prepare for life after graduation

Date: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Sheryl Bass At Linn-Mar High School in Marion, she is known simply as Mrs. Bass. But don’t be fooled. Sheryl Bass is more than just a name. She is one of the standouts in an expanding, statewide guidance program initiative that prepares high school juniors and seniors for life after graduation. Alth…

Save the date!

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Monday, November 22, 2021
Registration will begin soon for the 7th Emerging Educators Academy at Drake University on Jan. 22.  The conference, sponsored by the Outstanding Educators’ Academy of the Iowa Department of Education, along with the Iowa State Education Association and Drake University's School of Education, is for all pre-s…

National Apprenticeship Week - Davenport

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Friday, November 19, 2021
Editor’s note: To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we are highlighting several successful Registered Apprenticeship programs across the state. Work-based learning opportunities, including Registered Apprenticeships, help provide hands-on career exploration and training for high school students in Iowa. Through…

National Apprenticeship Week - Council Bluffs

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Thursday, November 18, 2021
Editor’s note: To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we are highlighting several successful Registered Apprenticeship programs across the state. Work-based learning opportunities, including Registered Apprenticeships, help provide hands-on career exploration and training for high school students in Iowa. Through…

National Apprenticeship Week - Forest City

Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Editor’s note: To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we are highlighting several successful Registered Apprenticeship programs across the state. Work-based learning opportunities, including Registered Apprenticeships, help provide hands-on career exploration and training for high school students in Iowa. Through…

A webinar series: Accelerating learning in the classroom

Date: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
A series of webinars beginning Nov. 18 will focus on accelerating learning in the classroom. The Future Ready Iowa: Accelerating Learning Webinar Series will run through February. This series is for leaders who are training, coaching and supporting teachers to optimize universal instruction. This learning is reco…

National Apprenticeship Week – Ruan Transportation Management Systems

Date: 
Monday, November 15, 2021
Editor’s note: To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we are highlighting several successful Registered Apprenticeship programs across the state. Work-based learning opportunities, including Registered Apprenticeships, help provide hands-on career exploration and training for high school students in Iowa. Through…

Advisory: State Board of Education to meet on Wednesday

Date: 
Monday, November 15, 2021
DES MOINES - The Iowa State Board of Education will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 17, in 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 3:30 p.m. and will be held in person. …

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