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Newsletter: Issue 2021 Volume 6 | February 19, 2021

This week was quiet in terms of issues directly impacting Community Colleges. The first legislative deadline of the session is coming up in two weeks. Most policy bills must advance through a full committee in either chamber by March 5 to be eligible for further consideration in the session. There...
Late last week, the Governor released the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s report, “Seizing the Manufacturing 4.0 Opportunity: A Strategic Plan for Iowa’s Manufacturing Industry.” The report states: “Manufacturing faces a technology revolution that emphasizes automation and smart technology. This fourth Industrial Revolution, known as Industry 4.0, will usher in advances...
Iowa’s community colleges see dip in enrollment; Community colleges still state’s main postsecondary educator Governor Reynolds awards $3 million in career academy grants IVCCD approves interior renovation plans NIACC's Life-Long Learning Institute hosts coffee kick-off The United Way of Greater Fort Dodge and Iowa Central Community College team up each...
We're very excited to announce that we have our social media up and running! You can find us here: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. We also have our accounts linked at the bottom of any IACCT website page under: Connect With Us. Please follow us to stay up-to-date on what's happening...
Next Webinar: February 24, 2021 at 4 p.m. - "Summer Melt" in Iowa: Meghan Oster (Statistical Research Analyst at Iowa College Aid) and Mark Wiederspan (Executive Director of Iowa College Aid) Meghan Oster (Statistical Research Analyst) and Mark Wiederspan (Executive Director), both from Iowa College Aid, will be presenting on...
Bill List as of February 19, 2021 Category Bill # Bill Explanation Comments Registration Status Apprenticeship HF559 (Previously HSB202) Requires 100 hours of contact work between the apprentice and lead sponsor. 2/11 Introduced, referred to Labor. Subcommittee: Stone, Dolecheck and Running-Marquardt. Subcommittee Meeting: 02/15 Subcommittee recommends passage. Vote Total: 3-0....
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