Iowa River Valley

Early Childhood Area

The Iowa River Valley Early Childhood Area Board is served by a full-time Director, Carrie Kube. 
Carrie started serving as Coordinator for the Hardin County Empowerment Board in 2009. In 2011, Carrie joined the Marshall County Early Childhood Iowa Area Board, serving as Coordinator. Carrie has been serving as Director since the boards merged in 2012.

Carrie comes to us with a B.A. in Business Communications, with experience in Early Childhood Services and Financial Management.  Along with her husband Darren, and two children Hailey and Wilken, reside on a family acreage near Ackley, Iowa.

She is active in the following initiatives: Hardin County Early Childhood Committee, Marshall County Early Childhood Committee, CHAMPS, Hardin County Circle of Life, Hardin County Reach Out and Read, Family Fest, Community Partnerships for Protecting Children, Hardin County Child Abuse Prevention Coalition, and 4-H.
To contact Carrie Kube, call 641-648-6575 or email her at

Meet Our Director