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Articles from 05/2022

Hampton-Dumont goes to Washington

Friday, May 27, 2022
Hampton-Dumont's culinary team A seven-person student team from Hampton-Dumont High School recently traveled to Washington, D.C., ready for battle. Armed with their cultivated skills, fresh ideas and a competitive team spirit, these students represented Iowa at the 2022 National ProStart Invitational and…

Online work-based learning project is featured in new video

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
A new video highlighting a project completed through the Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-Based Learning is now available. The Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-Based Learning connects educators and students with businesses around the state through online, real-world projects. Classrooms can enhance learning and career explora…

Agency inspires ‘novel’ idea

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Marcus Jarvis SIOUX CITY – Marcus Jarvis has one book published, another getting ready to be published and yet a third roughly outlined. Not bad for a 19-year-old. Wait…what? That’s right. Marcus, who is completing his first year at Western Iowa Tech Community College, is not only a published autho…

Gov. Reynolds awards $1.5 million in career academy grants to prepare more students for high-demand fields

Monday, May 23, 2022
DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education today awarded $1.5 million in competitive grants through the Career Academy Incentive Fund to prepare more high school students for success in college, postsecondary training and the workforce. Western Iowa Tech Community College was awarded a $1 …

A new student organization chapter comes to Ankeny

Thursday, May 19, 2022
Adviser Michael Mertz and sophomore Tyler Brown It has been a busy year for Ankeny High School sophomore Tyler Brown. His days have been filled with school work, clubs, golf, church groups and even his own animal rescue business. So, what would make this 16-year-old add one more thing to his already-fill…

Registration open for June 2022 Iowa College and Career Readiness Academy courses

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Registration is now open for June 2022 courses through the Iowa College and Career Readiness Academy. The academy was developed by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission in partnership with the Iowa Department of Education and AEA Learning Online, and has been endorsed by the Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA). …

Putting it all together: Blending education, child care for young kids

Monday, May 16, 2022
There’s no such thing as one-size-fits-all when it comes to meeting the needs of early childhood. Like the young ones being served, high-quality programming and community partnerships for children and families come in different makes, kinds, shapes and sizes. Programming that blends childcare and quality early learni…

Three Iowa students named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Thursday, May 12, 2022
DES MOINES —Three Iowa high school students have been named to the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars. The program recognizes up to 161 high school seniors from across the country for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. Iowa’s U.S. Presidential Scholars a…

Career conversation training aims to engage, explore and empower

Thursday, May 12, 2022
The Heartland Area Education Agency office in Johnston was abuzz yesterday with Iowa school personnel attending a new, innovative training that supports student career exploration.  The Iowa Meaningful Career Conversations trainings are being held throughout the state during the month of May, and school personn…

Iowa School Nurse of the Year credits teamwork on National School Nurse Day

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
For many school nurses, their profession is a calling. Just ask 2022 Iowa School Nurse of the Year Diana Duffy, a 38-year career nurse. Duffy has spent the last 15 years of her career as the Norwalk High School nurse in the Norwalk Community School District. “I decided in high school that I either wanted to be …


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