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Newsletter: August 2021 Newsletter

Back to school season is here! We hope the semester is off to a good start whether classes have begun or you’re still gearing up. While you’re getting back in the groove, consider following us on social media! We are @IowaCCT on Facebook and Twitter and you can also connect...
Redistricting Updates Iowa has now received its 2020 Census data. The Legislative Service Agency is currently analyzing it to create the first round of legislative maps. They expect to complete that process by mid-September, at which time the state’s Redistricting Commission must have a public review process with hearings on...
Do you have questions about past legislation or how the legislature works? The legis.iowa.gov web site is a great source of nonpartisan information. Not only can you find your legislators and information on committees, you can also find background information and analyses of specific issues. Here are some of our...
Earlier this month, the Senate passed a bipartisan infrastructure package and $3.5 trillion budget resolution. This week, the House also voted to move forward with these pieces. Now, more concrete negotiations on specifics will begin. The infrastructure package does not contain specific funding for Community Colleges but does support broadband....
Western Iowa Tech Community College has a new apprenticeship program, partnering with Smithfield Foods, Inc. The four-year program will provide engineering and mechanical training while they work toward a Technical Associate Degree with WITCC https://rb.gy/dw9k0n A United Nations climate report released on August 9 details the dire need to cut...
Future Ready Iowa Summit September 16. 2021 Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines We're excited to share that the 2021 statewide Future Ready Iowa Summit, happening on September 16, 2021, will focus on "Transforming Education for the Workforce." "The Summit sets the stage for making those connections...
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