Iowa EdTech Collaborative Executive Director Mark Butland is leaving the organization for a new role in San Diego, according to an announcement sent via email on Tuesday. His last day is May 12. Transition planning began in January, the announcement said. A new leader has not been named. “We have made significant progress and have strong momentum. […]
ACT, based in Iowa City, has released a new distance learning product called Mosaic to provide educators, students and families online learning tools and services for the classroom and at home, ACT announced last week. The product suite features an adaptive learning platform and professional development services for grades K-18. More information is available online.
Adel-based Kuder Inc. has received the Career Readiness Solution of the Year award from the 2020 EdTech Breakthrough Awards program for the Kuder Navigator, an online career planning system for grades 6-12, Kuder announced this week. Navigator is designed as a career planning system to help secondary students visualize and strategize their futures, with research-based […]
Two startup accelerators announced inaugural teams for their 2020 cohorts this week. BrokerTech Ventures of Des Moines and Iowa EdTech Accelerator of Iowa City will both welcome startup founders on March 2 as founders begin the five-week program for BrokerTech and 14-week program for Iowa EdTech. Twelve BrokerTech Ventures startups will operate in Gravitate Coworking […]
Entrepreneur Brian McClendon will give the keynote address at Iowa State University’s ISU Innovation Prize on Friday, April 5 in the Alliant Energy/Lee Liu Auditorium in Howe Hall, ISU announced this week. McClendon has worked with Google and Uber, and continues to advise startups. The ISU Innovation Prize is held from April 5-6, and aspiring […]