Career Discovery Days
Discover your future at one of our Career Discovery Day Events. Explore career pathways through hands-on activity sessions. Learn about educational opportunities by hearing from DMACC instructors. Connect to future career and professional by touring a related business.
Career Discovery Days are geared toward 9th & 10th graders, however juniors and seniors are also welcome to attend. Parents and instructors can accompany their students.
Educators: please call 515-965-7117 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org prior to registering an entire class.
Teaching for the Workforce
This interactive and engaging 4-day conference allows K-12 educators, counselors, and administrators to experience today’s real STEM workplaces and build an understanding of essential concepts for workplace success. Each day includes tours and hands-on experiences at regional companies, as well as engaging discussions with education and industry experts. Upon completion, educators will receive 2 license renewal credits.
To pre-register and save your spot, please
visit our website.
*Official Registration and instructions to pay for the conference will be sent in March.
Conference Dates and Fees
June 15-18, 2020: Teaching for the Workforce: Story County
- Conference +2 License Renewal Credits = $70
- Conference Only = FREE
June 22-25, 2020: Teaching for the Workforce: Marion County (Pella/Knoxville area)
- Conference +2 License Renewal Credits = $125
- Conference Only = $55
Questions? Email Amy at
email@example.com or call 515-965-7117
The Career Discovery Network can help coordinate the following classroom opportunities. All requests are dependent upon our availability, but we will do our best to accommodate you and make connections with business and industry partners.
Business and Industry Guest Speakers
Business and Industry Tours
Mock Interview Sessions
Job Shadow Opportunities
If you'd like to discuss partnering on classroom activities, please call 515-965-7117 or email
How many times have you heard a student ask, “When will I ever use this?”
During the summer, educators have a chance to work side-by-side with knowledgeable and skilled industry employees who help bring the classroom curriculum to life. Teacher Externships provide educators with the exposure to answer questions about real-world application, prepare students for careers, and improve educational experiences.
Apply for a Teacher Externship through Iowa STEM: