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Articles from November 2021

Date: Monday, November 29, 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…


Date: 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…


Date: Friday, November 19, 2021Sheryl 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.…


Date: Friday, November 19, 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…


Date: 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…


Date: 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…


Date: Tuesday, November 16, 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…


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…


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…


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…