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Articles from February 2022

Date: Monday, February 28, 2022

Did you know that Iowa has 27 National Historic Landmarks? Or that you can access online a collection of hundreds of photos depicting Iowa at the turn of the last century?

These are just a sampling of resources available to help students celebrate Iowa History Month in the month of March…


Date: Friday, February 25, 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…


Date: Wednesday, February 23, 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The attitude of one-size-fits-all is rapidly becoming outdated in today’s world.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…


Date: Tuesday, February 22, 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…


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…


Date: Friday, February 18, 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…


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,…


Date: Wednesday, February 16, 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…


Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2022Vicki 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…


Date: Monday, February 14, 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…