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The Importance of Preschool

Did you know that 90% of children’s brains are developed by the age of 5? Preschool is important!  

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Pathways to a Better Career

Do you or someone you know want to find a better career? Do you need to further your education to reach your goals but don’t know where to start? The guide below will help you find a path that fits your career goals and learn about financial aid resources. A pdf download of the document […]

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Aligned Impact Muscatine Releases First Annual Report

Aligned Impact Muscatine Releases First Annual Report Collective Impact Initiative Shows Gains in its First Year Muscatine, IA:  Aligned Impact Muscatine’s first annual report shows that we can improve our community by working better together. Kindergarten readiness, chronic absenteeism, post-secondary completion, and under-employed adults are social issues that sound overwhelming to most people. But to […]

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Everything you need to know about enrolling your child in preschool.

The Muscatine County Family Effectiveness Coalition has put together a brochure about the importance of preschool, preschool options in Muscatine County, and information about how to get your child registered. We’ve also included information about scholarships, preschool readiness (such as potty training), and transportation resources. Downloadable Files: Preschool Bi-fold Brochure Brochure Insert Early Childhood Activities  […]

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College Access and Success AmeriCorps Position Openings

Do you have a passion for education and helping others? Do you want to make a difference?   Iowa College Aid is looking for motivated and passionate individuals to serve in the College Access and Success AmeriCorps Program. AmeriCorps members will be part of Iowa College Aid’s Course to College Corps, supporting Iowa College Aid, Muscatine […]

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Summer Family Things to Do in Muscatine

Check out all the great things for families to do together this summer right here in Muscatine!

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Muskie Decision Day

The end of the academic year is quickly approaching, and by this time, many seniors have been accepted to various colleges, universities, and other post-secondary programs and institutions. After weeks of celebrating these acceptance(s), seniors must make their final decision; typically May 1st is the date that most seniors must inform a college of their […]

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Poverty to Possibilities Update

We are nearing a month out from having Donna Beegle visit our community and we wanted to provide a brief update. First, thank you for attending Poverty to Possibilities on April 4th! Donna spoke to 500 community members in 4 sessions, as well as 125 high school students.  Attendees from local governments, businesses, faith organizations, […]

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The Realities of Poverty

Thank you to the 400+ community members and students who attended one of the 5 sessions on April 4th to learn about the realities of poverty. It will take all of us working together to address this issue. We know that 38% of families living in Muscatine are struggling to make ends meet. These are […]

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April 4th Poverty to Possibility

Dr. Donna Beegle will be coming to Muscatine on April 4th and we are encouraging area businesses and community members to attend one of her sessions.  In addition to the sessions listed below, she will be speaking during the day to about 150  MHS students to talk about the importance of education.  She has a […]

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