Strive Academy

​​​The STRIVE Academy, in partnership with school districts, parents and students, will provide transitional independent living skills based on IEP needs.

This is the only educational program of its kind in Central Iowa where students will live on campus, gaining independent living and employability skills.

The STRIVE Academy curriculum will be technology-based, providing computers for every student.

This program will require instruction that is based primarily in the STRIVE classroom, the lab, and on the job training.

The program will start with 10-15 students.


Fall Semester

» Human Relations
» Career Exploration
» Workplace Readiness
» Successful Learning
» Positive Psychology
» Career Experience


Spring Semester

» Human Relations
» Career Exploration II
» Service Learning
» Successful Learning II
» Positive Psychology
» Co-op Career Experience

​For additional information: contact Mike Each at or call 515-965-7138