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Articles from 02/2022

CTE Month® Educator – Seth Vernon

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Monday, February 28, 2022
Editor’s note: For February’s CTE Month®, we are featuring Q&A sessions with Iowa educators and students who are participating in career and technical education programs. Their experiences and perspectives provide a glimpse into the importance of CTE instruction for skill development and career exploration. Qu…

The customized experience

Date: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022
The attitude of one-size-fits-all is rapidly becoming outdated in today’s world. Things are more tailored and customized to our own preferences and needs. As such, a have-it-your-way approach has prevailed, making it no surprise that professional development opportunities offered by Iowa’s community colleges are al…

The movement to align noncredit and credit programs

Date: 
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Editor’s note: The Iowa Department of Education, Iowa Association of Community College Trustees and the state’s 15 community colleges have joined together to form a new alliance that seeks to address challenges within Iowa’s community college systems. The “Aligning Credit and Non-Credit for Equity” workshop i…

Complete your FAFSA application today!

Date: 
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
2022 is well underway, and prospective college students are already thinking about their plans for the fall. A top priority for any college student is securing financial assistance, and the annual Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a great first step in finding resources and ensuring access to education. To…

CTE Month® Student Q&A – Maddy Fox

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Monday, February 21, 2022
Editor’s note: For February’s CTE Month®, we are featuring Q&A sessions with Iowa educators and students who are participating in career and technical education programs. Their experiences and perspectives provide a glimpse into the importance of CTE instruction for skill development and career exploration. Qu…

Gov. Reynolds signs HF 2316, provides $159M in new funding for public education

Date: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Processes for claiming teacher, other pandemic-related retention bonuses announced DES MOINES – Today, Governor Reynolds signed into law the first bill of the 2022 legislative session. House File 2316 increases the state’s public education budget for fiscal year 2023 by 2.5% per pupil, resulting in $159 million …

The relationship connection

Date: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Connections. Linkages. Bridging the gap between two entities. No matter how you say it, Iowa’s intermediary coordinators are bringing school districts and industries together to build relationships and ensure career success for the future workforce. Based out of Iowa’s 15 community colleges, intermediaries can h…

By any other name, this teacher gets it

Date: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Vicki Murphy Vicki Murphy goes by a lot of names. Boss Lady. Staff Mom. Murph. The Murphinator. And even the royal Queen of Multi-tasking. But one thing is clear about Murphy: She’s beloved throughout the school and well beyond. Just walk into the Grundy Center High School main office and ask for he…

CTE Month Educator Q&A – Kyle Kuhlers

Date: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Editor’s note: For February’s CTE Month®, we are featuring Q&A sessions with Iowa educators and students who are participating in career and technical education programs. Their experiences and perspectives provide a glimpse into the importance of CTE instruction for skill development and career exploration. Qu…

Seeking elementary, middle school content developers

Date: 
Monday, February 14, 2022
The Iowa Department of Education is seeking content developers who are licensed Iowa educators to create online units for inclusion in Iowa e-Learning Central. Iowa e-Learning Central is being developed as a resource to provide access to courses and tools to support educators as they navigate virtual learning enviro…

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