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Kirkwood Pilots Onsite Paraeducator Training

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 30, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College recently partnered with the Mount Vernon School District piloting onsite, healthcare training for employees assisting students with diverse needs, or paraeducators. The 40-hour training course taught by Registered Nurse Teresa Boston was customized to meet the student demands in the Mount Vernon School district. Taking vital signs, […]

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New Grant Boosts Early Childhood Paraeducators

Funds to help train key classroom support specialists, focus on diverse child needs A new Federal grant is set to encourage better student experiences for younger children in eastern Iowa. A four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education will support education and training for students in Kirkwood’s Early Childhood Education degree program. The grant […]

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Susan Simon Honored by Arc of East Central Iowa

Kirkwood Veteran Professor Saluted for “Positive Impact” to College and Community A long-time professor at Kirkwood Community College recently received praise and honors from local and state organizations. Susan Simon was recognized with the Arc of East Central Iowa at their annual awards banquet, April 26 at Mercy Medical Center. Simon received the Arc’s Meritorious […]

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