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Southwest Iowa (Council Bluffs)

ICAN Center Closed

Due to the continued health concerns surrounding the spread of the Coronavirus, ICAN will be closing its physical offices until further notice, beginning Wednesday, March 18.

ICAN will continue to offer services via phone and virtual appointment utilizing Zoom technology, Monday-Thursday, 8 am – 4:30 pm.

To connect with ICAN call 877-272-4692 or visit to schedule a virtual appointment.

The ICAN Southwest Iowa office is located on the Iowa Western Community College campus in Council Bluffs and serves the southwest corner of the state.

To schedule an appointment visit or call (877) 272-4692

Iowa Western Community College - Map
Clark Hall-Welcome Center
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Student Services Advisor

Steve Irvin

Steve Irvin

Student Success Advisor
Southwest Iowa Student Success Center (Council Bluffs)
(515) 402-4209

Joined ICAN: July 2014


  • Ms.Ed. in Secondary School Counseling, Northwest Missouri State University
  • B.A. in Secondary Social Science Education, University of Northern Iowa
  • A.A. in Secondary Social Science Education, Iowa Western Community College

Professional Experience:

  • High School/Middle School Counselor, Treynor Community Schools
  • High School/Junior High Counselor, South Page Community Schools
  • Social Studies Instructor, Coach, Athletic Director, South Page Community Schools
  • Social Studies Instructor and Coach, Mallard Community Schools

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • Member, American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
  • Past-President, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • School Counselor of the Year - Iowa Association of College Admission Counseling (2004)
  • ICAN Advisory Council Member (2003-2006) (2012-2014)
  • Counselor Advisory Board member - University of Iowa (2003-2006)
  • Chairperson - Southwest Iowa Counselors (2004-2006)
  • Chairperson - Western Iowa Conference Counselors (2004-2014)
  • Conference Presenter - Technology for Counselors - Southwest Iowa Counselor Conference - (2013 & 2014)
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