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Eddie Diaz

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Des Moines Area Community College’s mission is to provide quality, affordable, education and training to empower students as they pursue life’s opportunities. Every year hundreds of students take advantage of the dual enrollment classes at the VanKirk Career Academy...
By day Nicole McFarland is a middle school Language Arts teacher in the Ankeny school district, and by night she has found a new driving force: teaching non-English speakers the fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation and reading. Nicole has been teaching...
The years 1967 to 1971 were some of the most tumultuous years in American history, with the political assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy followed by the Kent State massacre in Ohio symbolizing the deep...
Maggie Jambor is surrounded by teachers on all sides of her family. You could say education runs in her blood. Maggie, however, chose a slightly different path from some of her teacher relatives and opted to teach at the college...
Returning to school after a long gap takes courage and a leap of faith. It also takes money. Starting school this fall at the DMACC VanKirk Career Academy in Perry makes reentering the classroom a lot less scary, and...
How do you get a Cyclone willingly to make a college visit to the University of Iowa? It takes a number of highly committed students who are leaders and strive for academic excellence inside the classroom. This group of students...