4PLUS

Post Senior Learning for Ultimate Success (4PLUS) offers extra support as ISD’s students pursue jobs in the community (independent employment) or take classes at local two-year colleges. Students need not have enrolled at ISD during their high school years to be eligible. Students are responsible for cost of college textbooks. Room, board, transportation and all other program costs are provided at no charge to students. School districts initially pay for tuition; then are reimbursed.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • For deaf and hard-of-hearing students
  • High school graduation requirements completed | diploma unsigned
  • Have not yet turned age 21
  • On track for college or competitive employment
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New in fall, 2016! 4PLUS for Iowa’s students who are blind or visually impaired is now on the campus at Iowa School for the Deaf.

Program Services:

Students are provided instruction, support and practice in the following areas:

  • Self-advocacy skills for college transition
  • Tutoring
  • Hard and soft skills development for competitive employment
  • Job coaching
  • Interpreter use
  • Advanced independent living skills
  • Transportation during the school day
  • Option to live on | off campus

4PLUS contacts:
Rebecca Gaw
Iowa School forthe Deaf High School Principal   PH: 712.366.3237

Gwen Woodward
Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired                                                          Western Iowa Regional Director  PH: 319.310.3408

Kristi Wills
ISD Transition Coordinator   PH: 712.366.3216

Iowa School for the Deaf
3501 Harry Langdon Blvd.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503


PH: 712.366.0571