Don't Miss the Bus!

Watch for next year's RIDE information in early 2020!

Rediscover Iowa's Diverse Education!

June 2020

A three-day bus tour for school counselors, providing a door-to-door, first-hand look at select college campuses and what makes them unique. Each year the RIDE's takes counselors to a variety of colleges in a specific region for tours, hands-on learning, meals and even overnights in residence halls!
All transportation, meals, and lodging are taken care of by host colleges and Iowa ACAC.

 There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee. All schools represented by registrants who participate in the RIDE will receive a one-year, institutional Iowa ACAC membership for all members of their office. Make sure to share this professional development opportunity with your counseling counterparts throughout the state.

Grad and CEU Credit will be available through Mount Mercy University:

** ED 599 Special Topics in Education: The Ride, Iowa College Tour for Counselors and Admissions Personnel - 1 semester hour graduate credit - $200

** 0 semester hour credit for licensure renewal (1 credit hour granted by BoEE) - $60
  • Billing will be through the MMU business office.

  • Students must apply to the Mount Mercy University Graduate/Continuing Education Program.

  • Apply at MMU Continuing Education Credit.  Choose “599: The Ride for School Counselors”

Questions about grad credit? Please contact Iowa ACAC President, Terri Crumley at [email protected]


Questions about RIDE in general? Email RIDE Coordinator and Iowa ACAC President-Elect Tara Winter at [email protected]


2020 RIDE Committee

Tara Winter - President-Elect, Wartburg College
Chris Traetow, University of Iowa
Dan Schofield, University of Northern Iowa
Sheryl Cline, Linn Mar High School
Karla Wymore, Mason City High School
Liz Wessels, Kennedy High School
Cara Joens, Xavier High School
Kim Anderson, Tipton High School

Don't miss the bus!