MWP to Host Teaching for Workforce Conference


The Midwest Partnership Economic Development Corporation is partnering with DMACC Business Resources, Iowa Workforce Development, and the Iowa Governor’s STEM Program to provide a unique recertification learning experience or K-12 educators, counselors, and administrators in and around the Midwest Partnership Region of Adair, Audubon, Greene, and Guthrie counties.  The four-day conference will take place June 11-14th, from 8am-4pm each day. Participants will take part in industry tours, presentations, and hands-on experiences designed to focus on skill needs of the changing regional workforce.  Upon completion of the conference, participants will receive two License Renewal credits through Heartland AEA. 

The conference will include tours of Quality Machine in Audubon, Puck Custom Enterprises in Manning, Scranton Manufacturing in Scranton, Midland Power Cooperative in Jefferson, Guthrie County Hospital and Cloverleaf Dairy in Guthrie Center, and Flint Hills Resources in Menlo.  The conference will also include presentations on Future Ready Iowa, STEM, teaching Continuous Improvement, Apprenticeship and Internship Programs, Employment Opportunities upon Graduation, Business Panels, and roundtable discussions. 

The cost is $70 for those who wish to receive the AEA recertification credits.  There is no outside homework associated with the course and you are required to provide your own transportation each day.  For more information contact Stacie Euken at Midwest Partnership (515)523-1262 or  Registration can also be completed on-line at   Registration deadline is June 1st.

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