COVID-19 Update

Check for additional updates regarding IVCCD’s responses to COVID-19.

Our campuses are open to select students and employees only. Online classes are going smoothly; lab classes and events remain canceled until mid-April. Students can access services and staff through email. Our switchboards are accepting calls, but most staff are not on campus at this time.

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Dr. Barb Klein

Barb Klein


Dean of Student Affairs




Ellsworth Community College


Registrar's Office

Bldg & Room Number

Gentle Student Center room 233


Barb has been a lifelong learner, earning her associate’s degree at Iowa Lakes Community College, bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Buena Vista University, and master’s and PhD in Educational Leadership at Iowa State University (go Cyclones!). She is active in her community, where she serves on the Chamber/Main Street board and various committees, even earning the Mary Murphy Palmer Award for outstanding volunteerism.  She has worked at ECC since 1991 and enjoys supporting students and seeing them reach their goals. You will often hear Barb say that the best day of the year is graduation.