Career Clusters function as a useful guide in developing programs of study bridging secondary and postsecondary curriculum and for creating individual student plans of study for a complete range of career options. As such, it helps students discover their interests and their passions, and empowers them to choose the educational pathway that can lead to success in high school, college, and career.
The National Career Clusters® Framework provides a vital structure for organizing and delivering quality programs through learning and comprehensive programs of study. In total, there are 16 Career Clusters in the National Career Clusters Framework, representing more than 79 Career Pathways to help students navigate their way to greater success in college and career.
Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination
It is the policy of North Iowa Area Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status, or veteran’s status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§ 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 -1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).
If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Shelly Schmit, EEO/AA Officer, 500 College Drive, Mason City, IA 50401, phone number 641/422-4211, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312/730-1560, fax 312/730-1576.
This nondiscrimination statement applies to all services and programs offered at North Iowa Area Community College, including the following Career and Technical Education programs: