Iowa Central: Business & Community PACE
Business & Community: PACE

Business & Community: PACE

Pathways for Academic and Career Employment (PACE) is designed to assist individuals with securing quality employment.

Eligible Participants:

  • Credit or non-credit
  • Low Income Up to 250% Poverty Level
  • Iowa Resident
  • Iowa Central Community College Classes only
  • Must take Assessment
  • Registered with Selective Services
  • Must have High School Diploma

How does PACE help?


Career Navigators are available to help connect you with the guidance and resources you need to be successful. Every person’s journey is unique, and our navigators offer customized and personal support to help you transition smoothly!

Whether your journey begins with earning a high school equivalency diploma, taking a non-credit career certificate course, or pursuing a degree, our navigators will provide support along the way!

What support is provided?


Based on eligibility, you may qualify for the following:

  • Career & Education Guidance
  • Mentoring
  • Soft Skills Development
  • Supportive Services
  • Tuition Assistance

Who is eligible?


 
PACE
(based on past 3 months)
Family Size
250% Poverty Level
1
8,050
2
10,888
3
13,725
4
16,563
5
19,400
6
22,238
7
25,075
8
27,913
Add for each additional family member
2,838

How do I apply?


Click the button below to fill out the Career Navigator Application. Once you submit an application, a Career Navigator will reach out to you within the next 1-2 business days in regards to your next steps.

Career Navigator Application

Do you receive food assistance?


If you receive food assistance you may qualify to participate in free training. The program was developed to help you learn skills for in-demand jobs that pay a higher wage.

Click here for Application Checklist

For more information, contact: Melissa Vorrie at 515-574-1972 or vorrie@iowacentral.edu

At Iowa Central the professors focus on the success of the students, and with small class sizes it makes interaction with the professors easier. You are not just some random number in a class at Iowa Central. The teachers are always available and can respond to any question you may have in a timely manner.

Dalton Baker
Elementary Education
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