To promote the expansion of school choice for the benefit of Iowa’s children.
All children and parents in Iowa can access and afford their school of choice.
To give witness to the total community regarding the contributions and the immense social, spiritual, educational, cultural and economic benefits that Iowa’s accredited nonpublic schools provide our local communities, state and society.
To create, facilitate and promote meaningful dialogue among accredited nonpublic school leaders (e.g., Council of Iowa Accredited Nonpublic Schools – CIANS) and between nonpublic school representatives and those representing other educational options available in Iowa.
To inform the community about public-policy decisions that affect access to the variety of educational options available to Iowa parents.
To advocate for parental choice in education, without significant restrictive economic disadvantage, as a just and viable means for educating citizens.
To mobilize the accredited nonpublic school community of Iowa as an effective grassroots constituency, and partner with organizations representing the various educational options to communicate with legislators and other public officials regarding educational rights and public policy.
To secure appropriate financial support for all parents of accredited nonpublic school children.