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SPAN II Northwest Iowa Community College works with high schools to provide services to fifth-year seniors who have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Services to students in this program include specialized tutoring, and academic counseling. Students who participate in this program must be recommended by the high school. If you are a parent or student desiring this service, please contact your high school counselor prior to graduation. The student’s IEP is developed and managed by the high school, with input from the NCC SPAN II Coordinator. The SPAN II office is located in the NCC Learning Center. For more information email: LearnCenter@nwicc.edu, or call 712-324-5061, ext. 151. Special Needs/Accommodations Services for Students with Disabilities In accordance with the America Disabilities Act & the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, Northwest Iowa Community College is committed to providing an accessible environment which supports students with disabilities to reach their full potential. Accommodations are available for students who have visual, hearing, mobility, learning or other types of disabilities to insure equal access to educational opportunities. NCC employs an Accommodations Coordinator to work with students to develop and coordinate services based on individual student need. If you are a student with a disability, who requires reasonable accommodations to participate at NCC, follow the steps listed below: 1. Contact the Accommodations Coordinator at 800-325-4907, ext. 112 or see NCC’s website for an application for accommodations. 2. Submit the completed application and supporting documentation to: Northwest Iowa Community College, 603 West Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201, Attn: Accommodations Coordinator. An application is required each semester. 3. Schedule a time to meet with the Accommodations Coordinator to discuss coordination of these services. 4. Contact the Accommodations Coordinator with any questions during the process. Veterans Educational Benefits The Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33), the Montgomery GI Bill—Active Duty (Chapter 30), the Montgomery GI Bill— Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606), the Reserve Educational Assistance Program—REAP (Chapter 1607), Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation Program (Chapter 31), Veterans Education Assistance Program—VEAP, and Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35) provide educational benefits for veterans attending NCC. Information concerning veterans’ educational benefits and applications may be obtained from NCC’s Registrar. Continuing Education ______________________________________________________ The Continuing Education Division of Northwest Iowa Community College is dedicated to providing professional and personal development opportunities for the community members in northwest Iowa and beyond. Educational seminars, workshop and short courses are held in numerous locations throughout Area IV. The College works directly with community school districts, area hospitals, nursing homes, fire departments, emergency service teams, businesses, and industries to offer educational courses that will benefit their team members and employees. New courses of varying lengths are constantly being developed. Suggestions and requests for classes to offer are always welcomed. Classes and courses are offered face-to-face, by self-study or online. A complete listing of the courses offered can be found in the Continuing Education section of the NCC website: http://www.nwicc.edu/continuing-education/. Career Development Courses These courses are designed to upgrade skills in the occupation where the student is currently employed. The following are some representative courses: CPR, Computer Applications, First Aid, Emergency Medical Technician, Auto CAD, CNC, Quickbooks, Welding, Advanced Cardiac Support, Medication Aide, and Certified Nursing Assistant Training. Mandatory Continuing Education Northwest Iowa Community College also strives to meet the mandatory continuing education requirements for several occupational groups. Seminars, workshops, and short courses are developed and offered to bus drivers, electricians, plumbers, cosmetologists, insurance agents, human resource directors, firefighters, nurses, realtors, emergency medical technicians, nursing home administrators and others. General Interest Courses These courses are offered for the student who wishes to study a general interest topic. Examples of courses are Motorcycle Training, Moped Safety, Storm Watch, Photography and Firearm Safety. 17 College Information


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