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Articles from May 2022

Date: Friday, May 27, 2022Hampton-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…


Date: 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…


Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022Marcus 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…


Date: 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…


Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022Adviser 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…


Date: 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…


Date: 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…


Date: 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…


Date: Thursday, May 12, 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…


Date: 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…