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! 


2015 Spring Courses & Conferences

  • LDA 904 American Sign Language I                                 Spring dates: February 8th - May 18th 2015                       2 credits - $240 total cost                                               Click here to register now!
  • LDA 52nd Annual International Conference               Location: Chicago, Illinois                                       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)