K-12 STEM Engagement
We help Iowa companies develop strategy to impact their communities for talent expansion through engagement with K-12 audiences including students, educators, and parents. Since our creation in 2002, we have worked with hundreds of partnering industry and organizations to increase reach to Iowa STEM talent.
We help businesses and economic developers by:
- Building a diverse talent pipeline through opportunities for engagement
- Increasing corporate K-12 exposure by connecting businesses and volunteers with educators
- Training employees in youth protection and risk mitigation
- Developing engagement strategies for high Return on Investment (ROI)
CIRAS can run a STEM camp in a community to highlight local career opportunities; connect companies with Iowa Manufacturing Day, FIRST® LEGO® League, Iowa State Engineering Kids (ISEK); and more. Let us show you how to build your talent pipeline!
CIRAS provides several related services, including: