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Manchester Regional Education Partnership
P.O. Box 278
1200 1/2 W. Main St.
Manchester, IA 52057

Debra Kintzle, Center Director

Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Manchester Center

The Manchester Regional Education Partnership (MREP) is a collaboration between the City of Manchester, Northeast Iowa Community College and Upper Iowa University. The focus of MREP is to make quality education accessible to the greater Manchester area. This is accomplished by helping students achieve their educational goals and working with local businesses to retain and grow their workforce.

The Manchester facility offers a state-of-the-art computer lab and a classroom for business training and credit classes. Other services include:

  • ICN and face-to-face credit courses as well as online courses for high school students and adult learners
  • Admissions and course registration for any NICC campus or site
  • Placement testing and intake advising
  • Non-credit training programs for local citizens and the business community
  • Career Pathway Certificate programs
  • High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) and Adult Basic Education services
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes (available on request)
  • Distance education programs offering undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Specialized business and professional development courses

Upcoming Non-Credit Course Offerings

Business and Computers
DateCourse Title
March 7 Microsoft Excel 2010 Fast-Paced Level 1
March 28 Microsoft Excel 2010 Fast-Paced Level 2
April 13 Computer Essentials Microsoft Office 2010 - Level 2
Life and Leisure
DateCourse Title
March 5 Creative Memory T-Shirt Quilt
March 9 Introduction to Photography
March 11 Vibrant & Colorful Whole Meal Salads
March 30 Conversational Spanish
April 14 The I's Have It: Learning to Use Your Apple Devices Level 1
April 21 The I's Have It: Learning to Use Your Apple Devices Level 2
April 22 South of the Border - Mexican Cooking
April 22 Food for Thought : LinkedIn