Ashford University

Founded in 1918, Ashford University has helped thousands of students get ahead through higher education. We are a regionally – accredited institution, offering academic programs in some of today’s most desired and marketable fields of study.  In addition to our high quality degree programs, we offer a variety of social and recreational activities to choose from to enhance your student life including student organizations, intercollegiate sports and on-campus living.  For those adults needing to balance other responsibilities while earning a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, Ashford offers online coursework and the ASPIRE Program, which provides evening accelerated courses for working adults.

400 N. Bluff Blvd.

Clinton, Iowa 52732

(866) 711-1700 Ph


Morrison Community Day Care Center

Morrison Community Day Care Center provides high-quality care for children ages 15 months through 12 years of age whose parents or guardians are away from home during the workday.  Our qualified and experienced teachers and aides provide a relaxed and homelike atmosphere while integrating many activities designed to promote healthy development.  Our core areas of focus include opportunities for self-expression; preschool academics; large and fine motor development; and the introduction and practice of social skills.  We also provide nutritious snacks and lunches; structured pre-school learning time; crafts, games, and outdoor play; nap time; afterschool and summer kids programs; and morning pick-up and drop-off to and from the school through the school district.  Hours of operation are M-F 6:00 am – 5:30 pm.

100 E. Lincolnway

Morrison, Illinois 61270


(815) 772-3707 Ph

(815) 772-8612 Fax

Morrison Community Preschool

Morrison Community Preschool is an independent, non-sectarian, non-profit preschool for children ages 3 to 5, located inside Northside Elementary School.

We follow the District 6 calendar.

AM Class: M/W/F 8:15am-10:30am,

PM Class: Monday-Friday 12:30pm-2:45pm.

520 North Genesee Street

Morrison, Illinois 61270

(815) 772-2153 Ph


Morrison Institute of Technology

Whether you are a recent high school graduate or looking to enhance your current professional position, Morrison Institute of Technology is the place to start. Morrison Institute of Technology will help you prepare for the life you want. We offer a cutting edge education in Engineering Technology and Network Administration. You will find Morrison Institute of Technology offers condensed coursework in a small classroom environment. We provide a personal touch to your education process. Since its founding 40 years ago, we have not lost sight of our founding mission: to provide an academic foundation on which the student may continue a lifelong learning process on a formal or informal basis.

701 Portland Avenue

Morrison, Illinois 61270

(815) 772-7218 Ph

(815) 772-7584 Fax


Sauk Valley Community College

Located between Sterling and Dixon on Illinois Route 2, Sauk Valley Community College is an institution building futures for over 50 years. With quality, affordable education, students can build their futures and expand opportunities. The College provides a range of opportunities in academic transfer degrees, career and technical degrees, adult and continuing education, and community services. The College first received institutional accreditation in March 1972, and has maintained continued accreditation, most recently with a full renewal in 2016. Counties served by SVCC include Bureau, Lee, Henry, Carroll, Ogle, and Whiteside.

173 IL Route 2

Dixon, Illinois 61021

(815) 288-5511 Ph

(815) 288-5958 Fax

University of Illinois Extension

University of Illinois Extension is the flagship outreach effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offering educational programs to residents of all of Illinois’ 102 counties — and far beyond. Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future. U of I Extension offers educational programs in five broad areas:

  • Energy and environmental stewardship
  • Food safety and security
  • Economic development and workforce preparedness
  • Family health, financial security, and wellness
  • Youth development

12923 Lawrence Road
Sterling, IL 61081
Phone: 815-632-3611
FAX: 815-716-8922