Five Reasons Businesses Choose Northeast Iowa Community College

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“The most dramatic impact I have seen is the tailoring of education to match both the student and employer. Northeast Iowa Community College is an integral part in creating skill sets for both youth and adult learners. The partnership has gone above and beyond the classroom to reach industry and local businesses that hope to gain qualified employees. This partnership creates employees who are able to use many more services provided throughout our community.”

Heather Bradley
Oelwein Chamber & Area Development (OCAD)
Performance Rehab Physical & Occupational Therapy, Manager


“Currently all our Apprentices have graduated from the CNC Machinist Technician program at Northeast Iowa Community College, and its open lab environment gives our employees the flexibility to go to the lab when it works for them and their families. The cost is minimal due to the assistance of the College and the state of Iowa. This financial assistance allows our company to continue providing this opportunity to existing employees as well as help us attract new employees.”

Michelle McDonald
Dubuque Screw Products, Human Resource Manager


“The Swine Production career pathway certificate and credit program offers another way for young people, especially high school students, to stay involved in agriculture and in local pork production. Our partnership with Northeast Iowa Community College in the development of these programs is critical to meeting workforce needs. We all have job openings for these graduates.”

Nancy Everman
Waukon Feed Ranch, Human Resources


“Northeast Iowa Community College really impresses me with how the College grows with the times and offers a competitive education – an education at this College is just as comparable to one gained at a private college or university.”

Katharine Pins, D.D.S.
Classic Concepts Family Dentistry, PC, Eldridge


“Our company Milkhouse Candles has truly found success, and the training we did with Northeast Iowa Community College really helped our business, our employees, their families and the local communities.”

Eric and Janet Sparrow
Milkhouse Candles, Co-owners

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