Iowa BIG's Network

Iowa BIG is a part of many larger networks looking to change education.  

XQ Super School

XQ America (a part of the Emmerson Collective) is a community of people mobilizing America to reimagine public high school.  In 2016, XQ awarded Iowa BIG with a $1,000,000 grant and the title of being an XQ Super School.

Education Reimagined

Education Reimagined is a growing community dedicated to transforming education in America.  Education Reimagined focuses on learner centered education.

Northeastern (NExT)

Northeastern University’s NExT serves as a platform for illuminating and connecting kindergarten-12th grade (K-12), higher education, industry, and community partner nodes in a global network to explore and scale the next generation of high-impact experiential educational offerings.

Local Networks

Community Resilience Coalition of East Central Iowa

Cedar Rapids/Linn County Food Environment Alliance

Coordinator Contact




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415 12th Ave SE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


BIG on Boyson

600 Boyson Rd NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402