Distance education in Iowa

Board of Regents, State of Iowa

Maintains the educational quality, accessibility and public service activities of Iowa's three public universities - The University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and the University of Northern Iowa; and two special preschool/K-12th grade schools - the Iowa School for the Death and the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School. 

Iowa Distance Learning Database

Information on distance education in Iowa - Iowa Communications Network (ICN), distance education projects, Iowa Public Television and more

Iowa Regents Institutions Distance Education (IRIDE)

Centralized website for distance education, degree and certification opportunities provided by the Iowa Regents Universities. 

Education administration and agencies

Iowa Department of Education

Centralized website for education in Iowa - PreK-12, Area Education Agencies, community colleges and workforce preparation

Northwest Area Education Agency

Located in Sioux City, one of nine area education agencies (AEAs) in the state to ensure all children have equal educational opportunities 

Educational resources

GMAT website

Website for GMAT testing information and arrangements. Nearest testing center:

Pearson Professional Center, 4300 S. Lakeport, Suite 204, Sioux City, IA 51106 

Phone: 712-274-2114

GRE website

Website for GRE testing information and arrangements. Nearest testing center: 

Prometric Testing Center, Western Iowa Tech Community College, Room A258, Sioux City, IA 51102

Phone: 712-274-6643

Iowa teaching license renewal

Information on renewal and reinstatement of Iowa teaching licenses

Northwest Iowa Community College

Located in Sheldon, Iowa

Western Iowa Tech Community College

Located in Sioux City, Iowa

Local resources

State of Iowa

Iowa's home page

Visit Sheldon, Iowa

Chamber of Commerce website

Visit Sioux City, Iowa

Chamber of Commerce website 

Other centers

Quad Cities Graduate Center

A consortium of 12 colleges and universities serving the graduate education needs of residents of the Quad Cities area: Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa: Rock Island, Moline and East Molines, Illinois

Southwest Iowa Regents Resource Center (SWIRRC)

Located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, SWIRRC connects Southwest Iowans to higher education opportunities from Iowa's Regents institutions.