Welcome to the Eastern Iowa Early Foreign Language Learning website!

This website is intended to be a resource for individuals looking for information about early foreign language learning in Eastern Iowa. To find programs in and around Iowa City related to early foreign language education, click the Iowa City Area Programs tab to the right.  For information on early foreign language programs in other parts of Iowa click on the Other Programs tab.  Other resources will be added as we obtain them – come back to see how we move forward!

We hope to continue to develop this site considerably, so if you know of other programs or resources that you think that we should link to on this site, please contact Dr. Pamela Wesely at pamela-wesely@uiowa.edu or 319-335-5261.

Supported by the Grace Cochran Fund, College of Education, University of Iowa.




Iowa City Area Programs

This page introduces foreign language programs that are affiliated with Iowa City elementary schools. It also provides information about each program such as fees, schedules, websites, and program contacts.

Other Iowa Programs

In this page, other foreign language programs are listed that are situated in elementary schools around the state of Iowa. These programs are integrated in the standard curriculum and school day of elementary schools. Listings include immersion programs, dual language programs, FLEX, FLES, and world language programs, among others.

Resources for Early Language Learners

This page provides a variety of websites that link educators, parents, and policymakers with valuable information about foreign language education, advocacy, and funding. 

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