You've heard the saying "the right tool for the job." Easy enough when you're pounding a nail, but what tool do you use to succeed in high school and college? That's where ICAN's services come in. We provide programs, tools, and resources to help students with all aspects of planning and preparing for the academic, social and financial aspects of life after high school.
Programs & Services
- One-on-One Personalized Advising Sessions
- Community and Virtual Presentations
- Special Events & Programs
- Planning Tools and Resources
- Resources for College Access Professionals
Development and Implementation
ICAN attends conferences, works with professional organizations surrounding admissions and financial aid, as well as researches and reviews current studies on employment expectations, education trends and the topics today's students need to know the most about to be successful in both college and their career. ICAN works closely with school administrators, counselors, college access groups, community and business leaders and foundations to provide information and services that are:
- Accessible to every Iowa school and student
- Appropriate for individual situations
- Empowering for communities and families
ICAN Steps to Success
Through the expertise of its staff and the feedback from school counseling professionals, ICAN has developed Steps to Success, which outlines how ICAN programs and services can guide students through each step of the planning process for life after high school starting in 8th grade.
Through one-on-one advising, presentations in communities and schools around the state, or ICAN's virtual seminar series, the ICAN Steps to Success is a versatile set of programs that can be engaged at any point in the journey towards career or college. Learn more about ICAN's programs and the steps of the plan.