I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award
I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award Program
The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council and Kemen Industries have joined together to honor teachers who are inspiring Iowa’s students to develop a passion for STEM subjects. This award is for teachers who are making a significant difference in the lives of students across the state by providing excellent curriculum, encouraging lifelong learning and inspiring a passion for STEM beyond the classroom and into the future.
The I.O.W.A. Teacher of the Year Award honors one teacher from each of the six stem regions for their contribution and dedication to STEM education in Iowa. Each awardee receives $1,500, as well as another $1,500 for their classroom.
Matt Hansen, Industrial Technology
MMCRU High School, Marcus
JoAnne Sackett, Tag/Explore Lab Stem Teacher
Okoboji Elementary, Milford
Jacquie Drey, Fourth Grade
Storm Lake Elementary, Storm Lake
Keith Juelfs, Fifth Grade
Morningside Elementary STEM School, Sioux City
Kent Muyskens, Chemistry
Carroll High School, Carroll
Mike Wedge, Science Teacher/STEM Coordinator
Sibley-Ocheyedan High School, Sibley