PACE Programs

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges offers Pathways for Academic Career and Employment (PACE) programs and support to students to assist them as they progress through college and attain gainful employment upon graduation.

Career Navigators help with:

  • Assistance with admission process, financial aid referrals and registration for classes.
  • Guidance developing academic and career plans.
  • Establishing connections to college resources
  • Identifying and resolving obstacles that may prevent your success.
  • Providing support as you move from educational credential attainment towards employment.
  • Emergency funds to help with tuition, books and required supplies/equipment from the bookstore.

To qualify, students must:

  • Be an Iowa Resident
  • Enrolled in a PACE qualified career pathway
  • Additional eligible criteria apply*


PACE qualified career pathways*

  • Augmented and Virtual Academy (AVR)
  • Auto Technology
  • CNC/Machining
  • Dental Assisting
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Diesel Technology
  • Engineering Technology
  • IT/Augmented and Virtual Academy (AVR)
  • IT/Cybersecurity
  • IT/Networking
  • IT/Programming
  • IT/Web Development
  • Mechanical Design
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing - ADN (CCC)
  • Practical Nursing (MCC & CCC)
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Renewable Energy
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Surgical Technology
  • Welding

*Are subject to change and check with your PACE Campus Representative           

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Complete this application and/or contact your PACE Campus Representative today to determine if you qualify.

Blong Technology Center

Kasey Fisher
Advanced Manufacturing

Clinton Community College

Charlene Nicoletto
IT/Allied Health/Manufacturing

Muscatine Community College

Sabrina Shoemaker
IT/Allied Health/Manufacturing

Scott Community College

Belmont Campus

Kasey Fisher

Cheryl Reidenouer
Allied Health

Urban Campus

Verlee Washington
Medical Assisting, IT/Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR)