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2017-18 STEM BEST Recipients Announced

Governor Reynolds at STEM BEST Hoover High School.
Photo by Des Moines Public Schools.

Congratulations to the 19 brand new 2017-18 STEM BEST school and business partnerships. Announced on October 19, they were chosen from a pool of 31 total proposals.They join a growing network of educators working to build community partnerships that will enhance student learning and opportunities.

The following South Central regional schools were chosen:
  • Ankeny Schools
  • Des Moines Hoover High School¬†
  • Albia Community Schools
  • Chariton Community Schools
  • Newton High School

Each year, this program grows. Whether you’ve applied in the past or are considering it now, Dr. Sarah Derry, hub manager, can answer questions you may have in preparation for the 2018-19 round of applications.

Click for more stories from our most recent newsletter:

Thankful for All Things STEM–November 2017 Newsletter



Previous Issues


October 2017 STEM Hub Newsletter

September 2017 Newsletter

August 2017 SC STEM Hub Newsletter

How Educators Learn_ July 2017 SC STEM Regional Newsletter

June 2017 SC STEM Hub Newsletter

Summer STEM on a Budget (SC Iowa STEM Regional Newsletter May 2016)

Create Your STEM Space — 2017 SC STEM Regional Newsletter

PreK-College March 2017 SC STEM Regional Newsletter

February 2017 SC STEM Regional Newsletter

Scale-Up Announcement — January SC STEM Hub Newsletter


Holiday Greetings!_ SC STEM Newsletter 2016

November is Makers Month_ SC STEM Newsletter 2016

SC STEM October Newsletter 2016

August 2016 SC Iowa STEM Regional Newsletter

Summer STEM–Hot Like the Weather! (SC Iowa STEM Regional Newsletter July 2016)

The BEST of Iowa STEM! (SC Iowa STEM Regional Newsletter June 2016)

Summer STEM on a Budget (SC Iowa STEM Regional Newsletter May 2016)

SC Iowa STEM Hub Newsletter April 2016

Spring STEM Opportunities (SC Iowa STEM Regional Newsletter March 2016)

A February Full of STEM (SC Iowa STEM Hub Newsletter February 2016)

2016-17 Scale-Up Programs Announced! Apply now! (SC STEM Hub January Newsletter)


Cheers to 2015 STEM (SC Iowa STEM Hub Newsletter December 2015)

Code Iowa_ Celebrating the Coolness of Computer Science

NEW! November 2015 SC STEM Hub Newsletter (landscape)

Awards, Applications and All Kinds of Awesome! (SC Iowa STEM Hub Newsletter October 2015)

SC Iowa STEM Hub Newsletter September 2015

SC Iowa STEM Hub Newsletter August 2015

SC Iowa STEM Hub Newsletter July 2015

SC STEM June Newsletter 2015

Awesome Summer STEM Activities! (SC STEM May Newsletter 2015)

SC STEM April Newsletter 2015

SC STEM March Newsletter 2015


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