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,...

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...

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...

NewBoCo is going virtual for now! CoderDojo is a free K-5 STEAM program under NewBoCo K-12 Education that encourages creativity, fosters entrepreneurship, and helps kids learn to code. Attendees are welcomed at 1:30 pm and will experience virtual “stations” for online coding activities such as Hour...

This article was originally published by NewBoCo on November 19, 2019. Opportunity.  No matter what a student decides they want to be when they grow up, Computer Science is as fundamental a part of their education as Language Arts, Biology, or Mathematics is in the 21st century...

This was originally published by NewBoCo on November 12, 2019.  We are excited to offer a code camp for female-identifying students in grades 8-12! GirlsCode++ is our popular one day event to teach 8th-12th grade students about programming. The beginner group will learn HTML and CSS to build...