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Articles from 01/2022

Help ensure no child goes hungry during the summer

Date: 
Friday, January 28, 2022
Sponsors are sought for meal, snack sites across the state 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. Summer can …

Outstanding educators honored at luncheon

Date: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Several educators were honored Thursday in Des Moines by Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Iowa Department of Education Director Ann Lebo during the 2022 Outstanding Iowa Teachers Recognition Luncheon. [See photos from the luncheon] The luncheon recognized finalists and winners of the Iowa Teacher of the…

Four ways to celebrate CTE Month®

Date: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
February is CTE Month®, and you’re invited to join in the celebration. Each year, the achievements in career and technical education programs are highlighted and promoted by students, educators and administrators in Iowa and across the nation. Career and technical education, or CTE, directly prepares students for…

Iowa Department of Education awards start-up grants to expand college, career transition counselors

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Monday, January 24, 2022
Seven grants awarded to five community colleges in partnership with local school districts DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Education today awarded seven $50,000 competitive grants to help establish new college and career transition counselor positions that will focus on preparing more high school students for …

57 Iowa students selected as candidates for prestigious award

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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…

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