Workplace Learning Connection job shadow experiences are a great way for high school students to begin planning for their future. These 2-4 hour opportunities with local employers give students a chance to learn more about career pathways. Students who are just starting their career exploration should...

Traditionally, the ICR Future Career and College Fair would be held in a conference center where high school students and their families would gather together with employers and colleges to explore future opportunities. To meet the safety needs of our community during COVID-19, the event...

  Educators, administrators and staff have been working hard to deliver education and services during these challenging times. School staff has shown resiliency, creativity, collaboration and critical thinking skills in supporting student learning. Please consider showing your gratitude to those you know working in education throughout...

Bestselling author and generational expert Mark C. Perna hosted two conversations with community leaders, educators, parents, and students in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) region on October 19, 2020. During his comments, Mark shared key insights on today’s younger generations, how to answer their all-important...

Kirkwood Community College is offering several Concurrent Enrollment Courses for high school students this summer. All classes will be online.Sections Available at No Cost>Fundamentals of Oral Communication, 3 cr. Studies basic communication theory and practice including communication process, interpersonal relationships, small group interaction and public...

Kirkwood Interactive Camps for Kids are exciting and educational summer camps for youth ages 8-15. KICK camps are designed around career exploration and provide fun, hands-on activities that promise to develop and build key skills for future success. No matter what career field you want to explore,...

Students who enter grades 5-9 in the fall are invited to join the University of Iowa Jacobson Institute virtual entrepreneurship camp sessions the weeks of June 15-19 and 22-26.Each 75-minute session will be engaging and fun. Campers will have the opportunity to work with other participants...