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New Registered Apprenticeship Program Trains Future Teachers In Iowa

Last year, Governor Reynolds announced Iowa's first-ever Teacher/Paraeducator Registered Apprenticeship (TPRA) program to jumpstart careers in education across Iowa. The program helps current high school students and adult paraeducators earn credentials all while learning and working in the classroom. 

Innovation Grant Helps Support Cedar Rapids Health Care

We love showing off the work that the Employer Innovation Grant can do! See how the Marion Economic Development Corp and Mercy Cedar Rapids partnered to help high school students get a head start on their health care career.

Returning Citizens Build Skills with Homes for Iowa Program

Homes for Iowa is a program that helps returning citizens build the skills they need for their future while building houses for Iowans who need them. These formerly incarcerated men at the Newton Correctional Facility are gaining work experience in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, construction, and more while they create homes that qualifying Iowans can purchase.

2022 Iowa Women Veterans Panel Recap

The event at Camp Dodge, Iowa, featured guest speakers, and Home Base Iowa staff shared with our Veteran audience about the resources available to help them transition to a successful civilian career.

Home Base Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference Recap

 Take a look at how events like the Home Base Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference connect Veterans with the resources necessary to become successful business owners.

Special Needs Child Care Growing in Ames Thanks to State Grant

Having a child care facility equipped to care for children with special needs is a top priority for their working parents. In Ames, Iowa, ChildServe has been providing child care for kids with Autism more than five years, and now they are able to expand their services thanks to the Child Care Challenge Grant.  Find out how the grant is being used at their facility in Ames and how it will impact the community, especially for parents of a young child with Autism. 

Child Care Challenge Grant Helps Iowa Community Build New Child Care Center

The Greene County Early Learning Center is moving into a new facility thanks in part to the Future Ready Iowa Child Care Challenge Grant. Find out how the grant helped create lasting community partnerships along with additional child care slots. 

Workforce Spotlight: Women in Manufacturing

Women are shaping the manufacturing industry across Iowa. Three Iowa business share how women have become an important part of their workforce and encourage others to consider a career in manufacturing.  Find more information about manufacturing careers at 

Iowa Program Helps Veterans Get Behind the Wheel

Iowa needs truck drivers and the state is helping Veterans transition into this high-demand career! The Iowa Department of Transportation will waive Commercial Driver's License (CDL) testing for eligible Veterans who have related military experience and have been out of the service for less than a year.

Introduction to Unemployment Insurance for Claimants

Learn about Iowa's Unemployment Insurance program and how it can offer temporary assistance to unemployed individuals. The video provides an overview of program eligibility, how to apply for benefits, weekly claims, work search activities, and more. Visit for more information.