Youth Consortium

For more information, contact:

Daniela Leo
DMACC Southridge Center


Terri Heisterkamp​​

DMACC Hunziker Center
1420 S. Bell Ave.
Ames, Iowa 50010
Phone: 515-783-6003

​Andy Howard

​Juley Murphy Tiernan​​​​

2006 S. Ankeny Blvd
Building 17, Room 5
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: 515-9657330
FAX: 515-964-6632

​Jennifer Kerns

600 N. 2nd Ave West
Newton, IA 50208
Phone: 641-791-1730
FAX: 641-791-1728

Julie Kopecky

1011 2nd Street
Perry, IA 50220
Phone: 515-428-8115

Lori Moore

5959 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone: 515-633-2472

​Daniela Leo

1111 E. Army Post Road
Des Moines, IA 50315
Phone: 515-287-8713
FAX: 515-287-8733

Susan Walkup​​​

815 8th St.
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone: 515-633-6400

Complete your high school education through the Youth Consortium!

If your school district is a member of the Youth Consortium, it provides alternative educational opportunities to students who desire to complete their education.
Contact your high school counselor to see if you are eligible for the academic services provided through the DMACC Youth Consortium.
What is available?
Earn credit toward graduation from your home school.

  • ​Adair-Casey
  • Adel-Desoto-Minburn
  • Ames
  • Ankeny
  • Baxter
  • Bondurant-Farrar
  • Boone
  • Carlisle
  • Carroll
  • Colfax-Mingo
  • Collins-Maxwell
  • Colo-Nesco
  • Dallas Center-Grimes
  • Gilbert
  • Indianola
  • IKM-Manning
  • Interstate-35
  • Johnston
  • Knoxville
  • Lynnville-Sully
  • Madrid
  • Nevada
  • North Polk
  • Norwalk
  • Ogden
  • Panorama
  • Perry
  • Pleasantville
  • Prairie City-Monroe
  • Southeast Polk
  • Southeast Warren
  • Van Meter
  • Waukee
  • West Central Valley
  • West Des Moines
  • Woodward-Granger

Are you currently out of school or having difficulty in your present school environment?
If so, take this opportunity to earn credit to be transferred to your home high school. This will allow you to keep up with your class while you are out of school.
If you are 17 years of age or older, you are eligible to enroll in DMACC's High School Credit Program.
A variety of High School Courses are available through DMACC
  • Each course has been individualized
  • Students work on each course independently with the assistance of DMACC instructors
  • Students work at their own pace
  • Students’ attendance schedules are flexible
  • With school approval, the Consortium pays for all course fees and provides free rental of necessary books to students.