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The annual conservation and education event, coordinated by the Quad City Conservation Alliance, drew up to 17,000 people last year at the Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave. Up to 100 vendors and educational booths participated this year, show director Rob Junker said. Live shows were presented by Exotic ...
... workforce having post-high school education or training by 2025. Created in 2016 with a grant from the National Governors Association, the program provides guidance for students and workers and promotes partnerships between educational institutions and businesses with middle-skill job openings.

He hopes business owners will do their research, hoping education will be enough to cure problems in the future. "We have a higher expectation that if you're in business, you are familiar with what you're doing," says Ostergren. The CBD oil that was seized from local shops is being held in Muscatine for ...
Muscatine -- While some may not realize its impact, there were 42 reported cases of human trafficking in Iowa in 2017. Of those 42 cases, 34 were discovered ... "We are doing community education because we rely on our community members," Mansfield said. "The people who are coming into contact ...
A look back at 2017: Things to celebrate in Muscatine .... project involved the construction of the bench at her grade school alma mater, McKinley, and a training program for students and administrators regarding use of the bench and its impact, backed up by various studies in education and social science.
1,000 Friends of Iowa is a statewide nonprofit organization focused on land use education. Though they have given this award for 16 years, it wasn't until this past year that they began offering a transportation category, which is where Muscatine was recognized. The category was added to "recognize that ...

Free of charge, Gilda's Club Quad Cities provides support, education and hope to all people affected by cancer. As a Cancer Support Community affiliate, we are part of the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States. Our global network brings the highest ...
Muscatine -- This week, Muscatine Community school District released metrics it will track its success. The data will act as a ... The 28 metrics in this section focused on performance on state tests; course enrollment and completion and post-secondary education; and vocational indicators. Percent of 8th ...
While three elementary schools celebrated being named "commendable" schools this year, other Muscatine Community Schools were not as lucky in this year's Iowa School Report Card released on Wednesday. ... It is designed to meet accomplish a component of the 2013 education reform legislation.
Franklin Elementary school in Muscatine was seeking a comparable alternative, and found one on a farm -- sort of. Trina Hepker, a special education teacher in her first year at Franklin, was browsing the internet in search of the perfect animal to serve as a classroom pet to her handful of students with special needs. Dogs ...
The bride graduated from Muscatine high school in 2006 and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a master's degree in early childhood education. She is a special-education preschool teacher for Muscatine Community School District. The groom graduated from Sherrard (Illinois) High ...
He's made trips on behalf of Muscatine before, but his time Dabeet was planning on starting the latest project between the two Sister Cities. It's an education program that would train teachers in the West Bank for special education classes -- something Dabeet says is currently lacking in their schools.
Roeder, manager of continuing education and community programming at Eastern Iowa, said quite a few people find substitute teaching fits their ... students in his classes come from around the metro area and the region, including Bellevue, Camanche, Clinton, Muscatine, Maquoketa, Durant and Dixon.
Beyond the Books: Frankie the pig proves therapeutic for Muscatine elementary school ... Trina Hepker, a special education teacher in her first year at Franklin, was browsing the internet in search of the perfect animal to serve as a classroom pet to her handful of students with special needs. Dogs, miniature ...
Muscatine -- While a study looks positively on Iowa's K-12 funding, Superintendent Jerry Riibe cautioned Wednesday that even with per pupil ... Iowa is among 19 states to have increased investment in elementary and secondary education since the 2008 recession according to a analysis by the Center ...
It's calculated by dividing the unassigned and assigned general fund balance by the general fund revenue, minus Area education Agency flow ... "Muscatine has done a good job over the last several years of staying in a good financial position to weather whatever storm we might get," Anderson said.
... the team studied these standards, meeting with fine arts educators from other states who had implemented them. They were in charge of writing recommendations about the implementation of the standards and in the end offer final recommendations to the State Board of education. Eventually they settled ...

Dick shared with Mary Jo a deep enjoyment of the arts -- theater, dance, music, and fine art -- at the University of Iowa, in Muscatine and elsewhere in the state. Dick promoted quality education through Iowa's state universities, community colleges and public schools. He served as an advisor to, and on the ...
... soothing students at Franklin Elementary school in Muscatine, Iowa, ... "I think she is really adding to the room," special education teacher ...
Muscatine, Iowa (AP) -- An elementary school in eastern Iowa is using a therapy pig to help special education students manage emotions and focus on learning. "She's a super cute baby," said Franklin Kindergartner Alyse, 5. The Muscatine Journal reports that Frankie the pig serves as a calming ...
Muscatine -- Isaac Gbalea is in the third grade at Franklin Elementary and though a tad shy, he is capable of outrunning many. With all that energy comes a reluctance to sit down. "He is one of our kids that doesn't like to sit still," said Trina Hepker, a special education teacher. "It can be hard to get him to ...
Muscatine -- Muscatine schools test scores improved by almost 10 ... In addition, teacher work to create Personalized education Plans ...
On the evening of Saturday, November 4, fans of the comedy show Saturday Night Live may have seen a familiar Muscatine face as a backup ...
On the evening of Saturday, November 4, fans of the comedy show Saturday Night Live may have seen a familiar Muscatine face as a backup dancer in a sketch with Cecily Strong, Kate ... After graduating high school, Rivera attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln as a music education major.
Muscatine -- In the presence of their new families, two judges, and ... will see is that they don't have stability in education either," Tabor said.
But the Muscatine high school sophomore percussionist, standing in front of a xylophone on the sidelines of the UNI-Dome, was more focused ...
HILLSDALE, Illinois - Jim L. Jurevitz, 80, of Hillsdale, Illinois, died Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family ...
... of the most competitive in the State of Iowa and many grant, loan, and scholarship options make a college education possible for everyone.
... of the most competitive in the State of Iowa and many grant, loan, and scholarship options make a college education possible for everyone.
It is time to focus on what's great about Muscatine and move forward. ... I will always use my education, experience, and expertise to serve the ...
"For a person without much background in education, they may not understand that a picture that they see is actually a sign that carries ...
Muscatine -- On Sunday, three benches were dedicated at ... "We want this park to be an educational park and for that reason at the next ...
Oppelt was referred to the OB/GYN at Trinity Muscatine, where they ... They provide educational programs both in Davenport and Muscatine.
Muscatine -- Community stakeholders met Monday in Muscatine High ... to education funding, the Community Foundation is diversifying the ...
Muscatine -- A teacher at Central Middle school received ... in the Project Lead the Way program, which focuses on STEM education.
Meyers graduated from Iowa State University in 1990 with degrees in elementary and early childhood education and she received her master's ...
Dr. Jarod Johnson, a pediatric dentist practicing in Muscatine, was awarded $80,000 in educational loan repayment through the Fulfilling ...
Ashley Smith is the band director at West Liberty high school. She is from Syracuse, New York, and earned her Bachelor of music education ...
In Theresa Putnam Genz's classes at Louisa-Muscatine and ... transition from high school to post-secondary education can leave some behind.
Muscatine Girl Scout earns honor for project that combats bullying ... its impact, backed up by various studies in education and social science.
Muscatine - For 12 years, Robert "Bob" and JoAnn Jensen have been ... assistance with post-secondary education, for the business he runs, ...
The Muscatine CROP Hunger Walk has had many churches actively ... educators were finding that there were students in Muscatine who had ...
Muscatine's elementary schools are gearing up to add diabetes awareness to third grade classrooms. Corry Spies, the principal of Jefferson ...
Casini devoted half of the book to his life in Muscatine, to his wife and family, ... "Every teacher has a passion for education, but he had a way of ...
Muscatine -- For 13 years, the Salvation army has been offering free ... program, according to the Iowa Department of Education's website.
The Muscatine Art Center will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, ... in partnership with Microsoft using Minecraft: education Edition.
Richard (Dick) and Mary Jo Stanley, of Muscatine, Iowa, have committed $10 million to support the building campaign for the University of Iowa ... degree (1926) and his master's degree (1930) in engineering from the UI, and Elizabeth Stanley earned her bachelor's degree in education from the UI in 1927.
He's made trips on behalf of Muscatine before, but his time Dabeet was planning on starting the latest project between the two Sister Cities. It's an education program that would train teachers in the West Bank for special education classes -- something Dabeet says is currently lacking in their schools.
Keith Porter, the president of the foundation, said their investment in social studies education locally is connected to the Stanley Foundations guiding ... "We try to make connections between Muscatine and the rest of the world to show them that Muscatine is not the center of the universe," Goldefberry said.
The bride graduated from Muscatine high school in 2006 and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a master's degree in early childhood education. She is a special-education preschool teacher for Muscatine Community School District. The groom graduated from Sherrard (Illinois) High ...


 

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