Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa...

LDA-IA is an approved partner of both the  University of Sioux Falls and Morningside College. We offer online graduate level courses that are designed for educators who already have their teaching license.  All coursework offered through LDA-IA carries graduate credit that can be used for professional development, license renewal or salary advancement.  Click here to check out our full course listings! 


2014-15 Fall/Spring Courses & Conferences

  • LDA 841 Org & Admin of Early Childhood Programs     Spring dates: January 20th - April 30th 2015                     3 hours - $510 total cost                                                   Click here to register now!
  • LDA 848 Counseling in the College Selection Process     Spring dates: January 22nd - April 24th 2015                     3 credits  -  $405 total cost                                                 Click here to register now!
  • LDA 52nd Annual International Conference               Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania                           Dates: February 18th - 21st 2015                                       Available for 1, 2 or 3 graduate credits                       Click here to register for graduate credit now!

 PreK-Kindergarten Endorsement
Course Requirements

The following courses are offered by LDA for graduate credit from Morningside College and fulfill requirements for the Iowa PreK-Kindergarten teaching endorsement:
  • LDA 841 Organization & Administration of Early Childhood Programs (3 credits-online)                                                                   offered Spring and Summer semesters
  • LDA 842 Introduction to Early Childhood (3 credits-online)           offered Summer and Fall semesters
  • LDA 843 Practicum in Early Childhood (2 credits)                 offered as needed 
Additional required courses offered by VESi for graduate credit from Morningside College or the University of Sioux Falls:
  • EDUC 772 Infant and Toddler Mental Health (2 credits)
  • EDUC 773 Early Childhood Program Planning (3 credits)