THE CAPS INNOVATION CELEBRATION RETURNS ON APRIL 27TH celebration Apr 09, 2022

After a two-year break, the Cedar Valley Centers for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) programs will once again host their signature event to showcase the experiences of the high school student-associates and the project work they have completed with local businesses this year.

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Cedar Valley CAPS programs helping students hone skills, career interests innovation Dec 26, 2021

FROM THE WATERLOO-CEDAR FALLS COURIER (12/26/21)

CEDAR FALLS — Ethan Wiechmann didn’t have much time to decide when he was asked to lead a new career program at Cedar Falls High School.

In less than two months, the Center for Advanced Professional Studies would begin its first...

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NOW ACCEPTING PROJECTS TO HELP CEDAR VALLEY BUSINESSES problem solving Aug 11, 2021

The Cedar Valley CAPS programs are now accepting projects for the upcoming school year.  This school year CAPS will engage nearly 300 high school juniors and seniors in helping to solve problems with local business partners and organizations. The Cedar Valley Centers for Advanced...

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Student-Associates and the Impact CAPS Has on Their Futures innovation Jul 22, 2021

Tune in to part three of our special episode series about the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) program. We will hear from CAPS students about how the program helped them find their career interests and a path after high school. 

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Business Partners & the Value of Working with Cedar Valley CAPS innovation Jul 21, 2021

We’re back for part two of our three-part special on the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) program based in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Part two focuses on how the CAPS program keeps business leaders engaged with training the next generation of working Iowans....

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Overview of the Cedar Falls/ Cedar Valley CAPS Programs innovation Jul 20, 2021

This episode kicks off a special three-part series about the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) here in Iowa. Part one focuses on how CAPS prepares students for professional work environments through projects with local businesses. Cedar Valley...

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CAPS & Community Engagement and Career Preparation innovation Jul 14, 2021

Join us for a discussion on community engagement and high school career preparation. Ethan Wiechmann, Director of the Cedar Falls CAPS Program, discusses how they prepare students for their future and engage with local businesses in a way that benefits both sides. 

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Understanding Your Financial Aid - Spring 2021 career exploration May 17, 2021

Thank you to the University of Northern Iowa for once again supporting the CAPS program through the time and talents of their staff on the Cedar Falls campus.

In this session Director of Financial Aid Tim Bakula ([email protected], (319) 273-2722) and Admission Director Terri Crumley (...

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FSB Financial Training - Spring 2021 professional skills May 11, 2021

Thank you to FSB's Lexie Heath and Jesse Gleason for leading the financial literacy training for the Spring 2021 Cedar Valley CAPS Associates.

Budgeting, saving, credit scores, loans, investing, and a little on crypto.

If you have further questions reach out to these professionals, and also...

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The Network Podcast: Launching and Scaling of CAPS in the Cedar Valley innovation Feb 01, 2020

CAPS Network Executive Director, and podcast host, Corey Mohn traveled to Cedar Falls, IA to talk with Ethan Wiechmann and Nate Clayberg. Amid a busy CAPS visit, Corey, Ethan and Nate discuss the strategic partnerships that have helped launch CF CAPS to a position of success. Education for life...

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