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Peer Mentor Instructor Training is Dec. 18

“A Call to Mentoring: Peer Mentor Instructor Training” will be offered in Marshalltown on Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 9 am to 4:30 pm at the Iowa Valley Continuing Education Conference Center, room 608. The class is for people with experience in teaching, supervising, or working with direct care staff in any health, long-term care or…


Creative Retirement Holiday Luncheon is Friday, Dec. 13

The public is invited to get into the holiday spirit with food, conversation and beautiful holiday music at the Creative Retirement Holiday Luncheon on Friday, Dec. 13. Cost of the luncheon is $20; luncheon reservations are due by Tuesday, Dec. 10. The Holiday Luncheon will be held at the Iowa Valley Continuing Education Conference Center…

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IFA students attend Advanced Manufacturing Day

The Iowa Falls Area Development Corporation, Iowa Valley Continuing Education and the Iowa Valley Intermediary Program partnered with local businesses to provide an Advanced Manufacturing Day for local students on Oct. 23. Fourteen Iowa Falls-Alden High School students toured Cargill, Flint Hills, and Metal Tech Industries in Iowa Falls. The students learned about a variety…

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Fall Dance class registrations due Oct. 24

The registration deadline is Thursday, Oct. 24, for Faythe Kubik’s upcoming “Gotta Dance” programs offered through Iowa Valley Continuing Education; the dance classes begin Sunday, Oct. 27. The five fall classes (Line Dance, Bachata, Salsa Intermediate, Waltz Intermediate, and Rock Sway Beginning) meet on Sundays, Oct. 27 through Nov. 24. “As my past and current…

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Community Day at the Challenge Course is Sept. 28!

The Iowa Valley Adventures Challenge Course and its 50-foot Alpine climbing tower will be open to the public during this year’s Oktemberfest celebration! The four-hour Community Day at the Challenge Course will be Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 5 pm; preregistration is required. The Iowa Valley Adventures challenge course is designed to foster leadership…


Lifelong learners will enjoy Creative Retirement

The Creative Retirement program, sponsored by Iowa Valley Continuing Education since 1996, invites area residents to join the group this fall. Creative Retirement (CR) is offering a great lineup of educational programs and tours over the next several months. The programs are open to CR members and non-members alike, but members can register for programs…


Creative Retirement hosts 3-part Downsizing series

The Creative Retirement program sponsored by Iowa Valley Continuing Education will host a three-part “Downsizing: Planning Your Next Move” series on Sept. 17, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 2019. The classes will meet on Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11 am at the IVCE Conference Center, 3702 S. Center St., Marshalltown. “Anyone who’s considering moving to…

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Iowa Valley Continuing Education/Meskwaki Higher Education Partnership

Iowa Valley Continuing Education and the Meskwaki Higher Education (MHE) Program have partnered to offer a new high school equivalency diploma class in Tama County. Taught by Ricarda Drummer, the HSED class began Jan. 8, 2019; it meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to noon at the MHE office at the Meskwaki Settlement…

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QuickBooks Desktop Pro courses in September

Accounting and business professionals use QuickBooks Desktop Pro software on a regular basis to manage a variety of accounting functions. Iowa Valley Continuing Education is offering two QuickBooks classes in September for those who want to learn the software program for their accounting needs or gain practical knowledge on the expanded uses of the software….

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IVCE offers Microsoft Excel Specialist Certificate courses

MARSHALLTOWN – Professionals in a variety of occupations and industries use Microsoft Excel software on a regular basis to record data, work with numbers, create and edit charts and graphs, and much more. A series of three Microsoft Excel Specialist courses will be offered beginning Monday, Aug. 12, for those who want to take their…

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Adult High School Graduation held at IVCE