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! 

**NEW** LDA's PreK-K courses have been approved for the T.E.A.C.H. Iowa Early Childhood Endorsement Scholarships!  

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Summer 2017
New Courses & Conferences

  • LDA 848 Counseling in the College Selection Process    Winter 2018: Jan 22 - April 16   -   3 credits = $405                        Registration info coming soon!                            
    • ASL I: American Sign Language - 2 credits - $240             Instructor: Vicki Warrad                                                     May 25 - August 24, 2017                                                                        Register Today!     

      Endorsement Online Course Schedule

      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 Org & Admin of Early Childhood Programs                         Spring dates: Jan 18  - April 27, 2018                                      credits - $540 total cost                                                                     Registration deadline: January 15, 2018                                                                           Click here to register now!                                      
      • LDA 842 Introduction to Early Childhood                                             Fall dates: Sept 20 - Dec 1, 2017                                                           3 credits - $540 total cost                                                             Registration deadline: September 18, 2017                                                                        Click here to register now!       
      • LDA 843 Practicum in Early Childhood                                                 offered as needed                                                                                      2 credits - $360 total cost                                                                                                         Click here to register now!
      Additional required courses offered by VESi for graduate credit from Morningside College:
      • EDUC 772 Infant and Toddler Mental Health (2 credits)
      • EDUC 773 Early Childhood Program Planning (3 credits)
      Additionally Northwest Iowa Community Colleges offers the following course, which is required for the Iowa PreK-K endorsement:
      • ECE 133 Child Health, Safety and Nutrition (3 credits)       Fall dates: August 21 - December 8 , 2017                                     Contact NCC's Beth Frankenstein @ 800-352-4907