As president of IowaSLI, an organization aimed at revolutionizing education, Justin Sindelar is deeply concerned with the status of higher education. Did you know that only 14% of college graduates in 2015 found a job related to their major? Higher education is failing its students, but there's something you can do about it. Read more in the full report below.
"Towards the end of RISE, I had a couple of kids who had been in Blake and I's session come up and talk to me. One guy started talking to me about fashion since I mentioned that that's what I'm majoring in and asking me more questions about that and another came up and asked me if I had a Facebook and asked if she could give me a hug. It was great to feel like people were actually listening to what I was saying and I was able to leave an impact on people. This conference has
I spent the past weekend in Des Moines and on Saturday attended the RISE conference. Mary Beth Tinker (of Tinker vs. Des Moines) actually was a keynote speaker at the conference this year, which was truly incredible.
This group is dedicated to helping the student voice be heard in Iowa’s education system. Through events and online networking, the organization brings together students, educators, and community leaders from all over Iowa to improve education. The photo itself