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Why Veteran Matthew Trout Calls Iowa The Perfect Place for Veterans to Return Home

Home Base Iowa helps serve Veterans like Matthew Trout every day. Listen to Matthew’s story to find out why he says Iowa is the perfect place for Veterans and their families to live and work. Find out how HBI can serve you or a loved one at HomeBaseIowa.gov

Eastern Iowa Community College Cooking Up Tomorrow's Chefs With Registered Apprenticeship Program

At Eastern Iowa Community College, there's no such thing as "too many chefs in the kitchen." As we celebrate #NationalCulinaryArtsMonth in July, we also wanted to show off the hard-working students in their Registered Apprenticeship program. Find out how students can earn while they learn as a Registered Apprentice by visiting EarnAndLearnIowa.gov

Future Ready Iowa Grants Help Train Reserve Police Officers

Coronavirus relief grants have helped organizations in Iowa fund crucial job training. Recently, the State Center Police Department was able to train, educate, and fill a need for reserve officers with the grant assistance. In the end, 50 candidates will have successfully made it through the program. In some cases, these are communities with one active officer. Watch what they learned from their pursuit training at a driving course.

Future Ready Iowa Grant Helping Fill 911 Dispatcher Openings Across the State

The Future Ready Iowa Coronavirus Relief Employer Innovation Fund has helped organizations across the state provide training and job opportunities for Iowans impacted by the Coronavirus. Watch how the Marshall County 911 Communications Center was able to fill their job openings and help a fellow Iowan find her dream career.

Truck Country Uses Registered Apprenticeship to Build Talent Pipeline

Registered Apprenticeships allow for businesses to develop a pipeline of talented workers. See how Truck Country developed a program where they train their own employees to become top technicians!

Assisted Living Center Workers get CNA Certified with Help of Future Ready Iowa Grant

Lakeside Village is a Senior Community Center in Panora, Iowa. With the help of the Coronavirus Relief Fund Employer Innovation Grant, the staff was able to receive certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant at a local CNA training center. Now they're able to better care for their senior citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more at FutureReadyIowa.gov

Registered Apprenticeship Highlight Reel 2020

Hear from Iowans involved in Registered Apprenticeship programs across the state as we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2020. Find out why a Registered Apprenticeship might be the right decision for you or your company.

Home Base Iowa CHAMPS Program Helping Veterans in Education

When Veterans return from service, one of the first resources they seek is higher education. That's why we started the Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partners (CHAMPS) program. Our Veterans served for us, and now is the time for our colleges and universities to serve them. Check out how our CHAMPS schools are making Iowa a great place for Veterans to continue their education after serving our country! Head to www.homebaseiowa.gov to learn more.

Why Should Your Community Join Home Base Iowa?

There are over 100 Home Base Iowa Communities in the state. Their mission? Help veterans find careers as they return to civilian life. Why should your community become the next to join the fight to make Iowa the leading state for veterans?

Future Ready Iowa Virtual Mentorship Program

As learning moves to virtual classrooms amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, one Future Ready Iowa Program is uniquely equipped to help students navigate their courses and future careers. The FRI Virtual Mentoring program connects Last-Dollar Scholarship students with mentors in their chosen fields.