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We are here to serve you as you become the best version of yourself. Whether you are a business leader looking for training opportunities, or a busy professional looking to keep your skills sharp, we’re here to help! We can offer customized training and hundreds of classes to fill every educational need. Looking for fun classes? We still offer those, too! Keep an eye on our calendar for upcoming class dates!

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Students stay in Iowa to live and work after completing their program. (Source: Iowa Student Outcomes)

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Percentage of students who qualify for some sort of finanacial assistance

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Students who received tuition, books, fees, testing, and necessary supplies through GEER funding.

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Counties served by Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions

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Number of current job training programs (260E & 260F) in 2021-22. These job training programs serve the employers of Central Iowa in Marshall, Tama, Poweshiek, and Hardin counties.

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What’s your must-have Thanksgiving side dish? No matter what is on your table, we hope your table is surrounded by family and friends! We are blessed to call you part of our family this holiday season! Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions! ...

Parents: do you have a teen that wants to ride a moped? Help them brush up on their skills with this Moped Safety course. The class is online, but will teach all of the necessary safety skills! Register today! #MopedSafety #MopedDrivers https://loom.ly/jJ99HCw ...

Home of the free because of the brave! Thank you to the men and women who have served - we appreciate you! Happy Veteran's Day! ...

Are your first aid certifications up to date? This course from the American Heart Association is designed for anyone, with no medical training, to recognize emergencies and give first aid, perform CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking prior to the arrival of emergency providers. #FirstAid #CPR https://loom.ly/MUdlJeE ...

Auto dealers: Register today for the Dealer 101 renewal class. This course covers the basics of understanding auto dealer responsibilities and is a must for anyone working as an auto dealer. #CarDealers #AutoDealers https://loom.ly/ff6SVbY ...

Latimer Associates, Inc. Provides Training Opportunities to Employees

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GRINNELL – Innovation doesn’t happen by accident. When you lead high-performance teams, that include design and manufacturing, it’s imperative to drive innovation to enhance the customer experience. This process is…

Learn to Dance with Upcoming Classes

MARSHALLTOWN – If you have always wanted to learn to dance, you have an upcoming opportunity! Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions (formerly Continuing Education) is offering individual and partner…

‘Creative Retirement’ Group Celebrates 25 Years

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Creative Retirement began in 1997 as a program of seniors, by seniors, and for seniors, to enhance life through learning opportunities and other activities, whether retired or not.) The program…

Bruin Manufacturing Partners with Iowa Valley to Provide Employee Training

MARSHALLTOWN – When Bruin Manufacturing needed supplemental employee training, they turned to Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions (formerly Continuing Education). Iowa Valley created a training plan designed to help…

EdVenture Gets a New Look

MARSHALLTOWN – The bi-annual class catalog known as Edventure, has gone digital. Edventure has always contained a list of classes for a 6 month time period. Instead of sending this…

Continuing Education is Now Business and Community Solutions

MARSHALLTOWN – The Division known as Iowa Valley Continuing Education has been rebranded to Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions. The name change reflects an increasing commitment to proving education…

Eight Adult High School Graduates Honored

Eight graduates were recognized at the adult high school equivalency graduation ceremony in Dejardin Hall on the Iowa Valley Continuing Education campus this week. The graduates received letters of congratulations…

Phlebotomy Technician Career Certificate Program begins May 24

Iowa Valley Continuing Education will offer a Phlebotomy Technician Career Certificate Program beginning May 24. This 90-hour course prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for laboratory analysis. The…

IVCE Nursing Instructor Recognized with The DAISY Award

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The DAISY Award recognizes an outstanding patient card exhibited by a nurse. Diane Roum, nurse and CPR Instructor for Iowa Valley Continuing Education, was recently honored with this internationally-recognized award.…

Retiring Soon? Class Helps with Retirement Planning

It’s never too soon to start planning for your future and your family. Iowa Valley Continuing Education is offering two different estate planning courses for those considering retiring soon. Often…