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Governor Reynolds to recognize high school pathways into medical careers, leading up to National Apprenticeship Week in November

Pella, Iowa – The Career Academy of Pella is hosting Governor Kim Reynolds for a public event to launch a high school registered apprenticeship in patient care, November 9 at 11:15 a.m. The event will include comments by the first apprentice registered in the program, employers hiring apprentices into these high-demand careers and the Governor. […]

Nine School Districts Awarded Mini-Grant to Develop Work-Based Learning Plans

Cedar Falls, Iowa (Oct. 25, 2021) – Today, the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council announced nine recipients of the K-12 Work-Based Learning Planning Mini-Grant. The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, Iowa Department of Education and Iowa Business Council collaborated on the Request for Proposals to school-business partnerships involved in the STEM BEST (Business Engaging Students and Teachers) Program. […]