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Iowa Western Community College

High School Educators

Enhance your curriculum and expand your industry knowledge by spending time at a worksite that is directly related to your classroom.

School and Educator Activities

Activities that may reinforce your lesson plans and provide professional development for teachers and staff include:

  • Worksite Tours
    • Students and teachers can tour an area business to learn more about the different career opportunities available.
    • Age Range: 9th-12th grade students
    • Time Commitment: Typically 30-90 minutes
  • Classroom Speakers
    • Invite a professional from the field of interest to share education, career background, and experience.
    • Age Range: 9th-12th grade students
    • Time Commitment: Typically 30-90 minutes

If you are interested in setting up a tour or classroom speaker, please complete the Educator Request Form.

  • High School Educator Internships
    • Have a business host you for a summer externship to allow you to gain further knowledge in your teaching area. Note: Additional Summer Externship information will be available Spring 2017.
    • Time Commitment: Typically 40 hours

Applications for the Summer 2017 Educator Internship Program are now open.  Deadline to apply is Monday, March 6, 2017.  Please see program details: Summer 2017 Educator Internships

Summer 2017 Educator Internship Application: Summer 2017 Educator Internship Application

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