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Wednesday, November 26: Due to inclement weather, Iowa Lakes is closed today. The Men’s Basketball game against South Australia tonight in the Laker Gymnasium has been cancelled.

 
 

About Us

Iowa Lakes Community College hosts the Intermediary Regional Network. The primary function of the Network is to strengthen the relationships between education and industry by:

  • facilitating work-based learning experiences — such as job shadowing, internships, and worksite tours — for high school students, faculty, and staff
  • leading and coordinating professional development opportunities  — particularly those focusing on career readiness, career exploration, career interest alignment, decision-making skills, and core curriculum plans — for high school faculty and staff
  • educating students about various careers, professions, and skills through “Career Ticket” sessions
  • providing a virtual “one-stop”contact website that provides information about careers, workplace learning opportunities, skill needs, industry credentialing, salary and wage data, career pathways, and secondary programming, including programs of study
  • facilitating “needs alignment” workshops between education and industry in order to maximize career readiness
  • leading “Big Picture” initiatives and discussions among community leaders in an effort to enhance regional economic development and to strengthen the ability of rural communities to compete in a global environment
  • facilitating regional advisory council meetings and activities

At the end of each year, the college will report outcome data, which will include:

  • Number of Secondary Districts and Schools in Region
  • Number of Secondary Districts and Schools Served in Region
  • Number of Secondary Students in Region
  • Number and Demographics of Secondary Students Served in Region
  • Number and Types of Workplace Learning Experiences in Region, Categorized by Workplace Learning Activity, Career Cluster, and Targeted Industries
  • Number of Internships in Region, Categorized by Paid and Unpaid
  • Number and Specific Roles of Employers Actively Involved in Partnerships in Region
  • Number of Secondary Teachers and Counselors Involved in Teachers-in-the-Workplace Experiences in Region
Questions or comments? Please email us at info@iowalakes.edu or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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