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Southeast Iowa STEM Scale-Up Awardees Announced

The Southeast Region of the Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council awarded nearly 190 educators with one of the STEM Council's STEM Scale-Up Programs which will impact over 22,200 students in the region during the 2018-19 academic year.  The Iowa STEM Scale-Up programs are provided to in-school and out-of-school educators as a proven way to provide quality educator training and hands-on materials that inspire youth to explore and pursue science, technology, engineering and math.  Interested educators applied to receive these programs, ranging from building robots and coding programs to conducting agricultural field experiences and learning about STEM careers.  The following programs will be implemented by these awardees during the 2018-19 school year:

 

Results from the Iowa STEM Evaluation Report show all grade levels of students who participated in the STEM Scale-Up program score higher in mathematics, science and reading compared to students statewide. Since 2012, the STEM Council has partnered with some of the most successful STEM education programs that have reached up to 100,000 young Iowa learners each year, engaging them in exemplary STEM curriculum across the state. Thousands of educators in and out of schools across Iowa have delivered exciting units in robotics, coding, engineering design, agriculture, animal science and more. 

A complete list of awardees across southeast Iowa can be found here.  Have questions? Contact Kristine Bullock, Southeast Regional STEM Manager, at kristine-bullock@uiowa.edu.