Registration is now open for September 2023 courses through the Iowa College and Career Readiness Academy. The upcoming session runs Sept. 5 through Oct. 30.

The Academy was developed by the Iowa Department of Education’s Bureau of College Student Aid and AEA Learning Online and has been endorsed by the Iowa School Counselor Association. These Iowa-specific online courses are designed for school counselors, teachers, administrators and other college access professionals.

Each of the courses available through the Academy is tailored for Iowa college access professionals to improve effectiveness in preparing all students for education and training beyond high school.

To register, individuals will need to log into the AEA Iowa Professional Learning website using their current AEA Learning System user name and password. If a new account is created, courses will not be accessible until the following business day. Individuals can register as participants at no cost, or they can select to earn license renewal or graduate credit through Drake University, Grand View University or Morningside College.

More information about the academy and additional course offerings is available on the Iowa College Aid’s website.

September course offerings include:

  • 101: Foundations of College and Career Readiness in Iowa (2 credits)

         Prerequisite for most other Academy courses

  • 301: Systems & Optimization (3 credits)
  • 602: Supporting College & Career Readiness for Systems-Involved Students (2 credits)
  • 701: College & Career Readiness for K-5 School Counselors & Educators (3 credits)

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