Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Seeking nominees for the 2019 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award

Do you know a STEM teacher that goes above and beyond to engage their students both in and out of the classroom? Nominations are now open for the 2019 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award sponsored by Kemin Industries.

The fifth-year of this award, offered by the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, celebrates PreK-12 teachers whose leadership and dedication to STEM in Iowa increases students’ interest and awareness in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. One teacher from each of the six STEM regions will receive $1,500 for personal use, along with an additional $1,500 to be used in their classroom.

Deadline for nominations is October 9, and recipients will be announced in January 2019.

The nomination process is open to everyone, including fellow teachers, school administrators, students and parents. Visit to submit a nomination and learn more.

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