Continuing and Community Education

Children In the Middle

Changes in family structure through dissolution of marriage, or custody modifications are difficult experiences for a child. “Children in the Middle” is a four-hour class providing education and affirmation for parents, with the primary focus on children’s needs, at all ages. Download the Brochure and Registration Form

REQUIRED by the District Courts of Iowa, the program is conducted by qualified professionals from our area.

Topics include:

    • Identifying how your child feels
    • Age-specific needs of your children
    • Healthy vs. problematic relations of most kids
    • Child’s need/survival techniques
    • Parenting Skills for divorcing parents
    • Model for working with partner to co-parent your child


Please do not bring your children to the workshop!

Call 1-888-466-4222 ext. 4358 or 641-422-4358 with any questions.
Office Hours:
7:45 AM – 4:15 PM M-F
Connie Glandon, Coordinator

Children in the Middle is held each month on
the first Tuesday (holiday exception)
(6:00—10:00 p.m.) at the NIACC Mason City Campus, Recreation Center—Room 112
and the third Saturday of the month
at the NIACC Mason City Campus,
Recreation Center—Room 112
(8:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.)

Attendance is required for both parties in the process of dissolution of marriage or custody modification.

Pre-Registration is required. NIACC must receive your registration and payment at least two days prior to class session. If your registration is received after that time, you will be contacted to register for a future session.

FEE: $45 per participant. Pre-registration

and pre-payment are required. An additional $10.00 rescheduling fee will be charged if you fail to attend the class you registered for. NOTE: The sessions begin promptly. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in. Credit will not be given for late arrivals.

Class size is limited.

Return completed registration form and check made payable to:

North Iowa Area Community College

Continuing Education Division

500 College Drive

Mason City, IA 50401