It is the mission of the NIACC Centers to provide lifelong learning opportunities that enhance the quality of life in the North Iowa community.
The NIACC Charles City Center opened in 1975 in a rental space on Main Street and moved to its current home by HyVee in 1988. The Charles City Chamber of Commerce endorsed the establishment of a permanent NIACC campus in Charles City and provided
The Garner Area Community Education Center serves North Iowans in the Belmond-Klemme, Corwith-Wesley, Garner-Hayfield, and West Hancock (Britt, Kanawha) school districts. In 1977, four school districts joined together to form a consortium to hire a
Through a collaborative venture of a task force on economic development, local individuals, groups and government entities, Center 1 was founded in Hampton to unite city and county community development efforts under one roof. Through a cooperative
The community education program began in Lake Mills in 1962. With community support and commitment, NIACC proposed the formation of a Community Education Center in the Lake Mills area in 1987. By the end of the year, remodeling of the old ambulance shed
The NIACC/Osage Community Education Center opened in 1996 in conjunction with the opening of the new Osage Public Library. A variety of educational opportunities are offered at the library, the high school, and other locations throughout the Osage