posted on January 20, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) offers Adult Literacy services in 14 different towns in the eight counties closest to Iowa’s Minnesota and Wisconsin borders: Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Howard, and Winneshiek. Students may register when they first come to class and can study at an individualized pace with qualified instructors. Assessments given to all students at enrollment, and again after 40 hours of study, can document their learning gains for employers or for personal...
posted on January 17, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) provides services in the following counties: Monroe, Mahaska, Keokuk, Wapello, Jefferson, Lucas, Davis, Van Buren, and Appanoose. For more information about IHCC’s Adult Literacy classes call 641-683-5181 or log onto the website at www.indianhills.edu
Adult Basic Education (ABE)
IHCC offers classes for adults who are interested in basic skill improvement which includes job-related and life coping skills, reading, writing, math and English. Students may register on their first day of class and study at an individualized pace with qualified instructors. The Comprehensive Adult student Assessment System (CASAS) is given to all students when they enroll in classes. Students may earn CASAS certificates which document the learning process for adult students functioning academically below the General Education Development (GED)...
posted on December 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM
Whether it is for a personal or career-oriented reason, Iowa Western Community College's Adult Literacy program can help. Iowa Western serves a seven county area which includes the cities of Council Bluffs, Atlantic, Harlan, Missouri Valley, Shenandoah and Clarinda. Available services include GED preparation and testing, online GED instruction, basic skills instruction, college transition classes and English language instruction for students with limited English language proficiency. You can call 712-325-3266 or 1-800-432-5852, ext. 3266 or check the
posted on July 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM
In our commitment to lifelong learning, Iowa Public Television regularly highlights adult learning centers across Iowa.
This month the featured center is Hawkeye Community College Metro Center. The Metro Center is located in downtown Waterloo at 844 W. 4th Street. The Metro Center's urban location brings services to the heart of the community. Outlying sites for ABE/GED are located at Hawkeye's satellite centers in Cedar Falls, Waverly, and Independence. Additional information can be found at their
posted on May 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM
Lifelong learning is essential in today’s changing world, and Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) is dedicated to helping individuals achieve their personal and professional goals. Whether students need to refresh math skills or obtain their GED, IVCCD offers courses to help in Tama, Grinnell, Marshalltown and Iowa Falls. English as a Second Language is also available in several communities to assist in reducing language barriers. The philosophy of the IVCCD Adult Literacy Education program is to enhance the skills of individuals within our communities to better suit both their needs and the needs of our local...
posted on January 31, 2012 at 12:00 AM
Iowa Lakes Community College provides educational services on five campuses covering five counties; Algona in Kossuth, Emmetsburg in Palo Alto, Estherville in Emmet, Spencer in Clay, and Spirit Lake located in Dickinson county.
Not only does each of these campuses offer traditional undergraduate and technical training opportunities, they also offer services that allow students to achieve their GED, or General Education Development, qualification to meet their high school equivalency requirements so they can transition to a new job, a promotion, or to their next educational...
posted on January 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM
The North Iowa Area Community College service area encompasses all of Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Mitchell, Winnebago, and Worth counties and parts of Butler, Wright, Kossuth, and Chickasaw counties.
Adult Literacy helps eligible adults change their lives, learn to better read and communicate, complete secondary school education, improve their reading, writing, math and problem-solving skills, and learn the basic skills needed to be productive workers, family members, and...