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Career Fair to be Held in Iowa Falls

Iowa Falls Area Development Corporation, IowaWORKS, Iowa Falls Chamber of Commerce, and Iowa Valley Continuing Education are teaming up to address the hiring shortage. The Iowa Falls Career Fair will be held Thursday, November 4, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Dale Howard Activity Center, located on the Ellsworth Community College campus. Businesses are able to have…


Iowa Valley Reopens Conference Facilities

Beginning July 1, 2021, business and community members will once again be able to utilize the Iowa Valley conference facilities without restriction. Though Dejardin Hall and the entrance are under construction, Iowa Valley is accepting reservations for meeting rooms throughout the summer months. Dejardin Hall is scheduled to reopen in September 2021, complete with updated…

Five Adult High School Graduates Honored

MARSHALLTOWN – Five graduates were recognized at the adult high school equivalency graduation ceremony at Marshalltown Community College last week. The graduates received letters of congratulations presented by Patty Mendoza, Iowa Valley’s Director of Adult Literacy Programs, and a short commentary was read by instructor Kathy Siebring regarding each graduate’s future plans. Iowa Valley chancellor,…


Date Change – Ellsworth STEM Camp Moved to for July 29-30

Organizers have announced that this year’s Ellsworth Community College STEM Camp for students entering grades 3-12 will be moved to Thursday and Friday, July 29-30. Organizers are making the schedule change to accommodate RAGBRAI, as Iowa Falls is an overnight host city on Tuesday, July 27. Students can enroll in a morning session, an afternoon…


Emergency Medical Technician Career Training begins May 6

Iowa Valley Continuing Education will offer an Emergency Medical Technician class, beginning May 6. EMT’s Provide basic, noninvasive interventions at the scene and during transportation of patients to the hospital. This class is 140+ hours of classroom/online instruction and 48+ hours of clinical/field experience. The course meets at IVCE in Marshalltown on Monday and Thursday…


Intro to Energy Basics Prepares Students for Energy Careers

Partnership with Alliant Energy targets high school students considering technical careers MARSHALLTOWN – More than 30 high school students are participating in pre-training opportunities that could lead to apprenticeships in the energy industry thanks to a partnership between Iowa Valley Continuing Education and Alliant Energy. “Introduction to Energy Basics” is a pilot program that serves…


Instructors Needed for Kids in College – Summer Youth Camp

Do you have a passion that you would love to share with students this summer? Iowa Valley is looking for instructors that will teach a session in the Kids in College summer camp. The first camp slated for June 14-18. Instructors could choose to teach one or two sessions: the first session will run from…


Save the Date – Ellsworth STEM Camp Planned for July 26-27

Organizers have announced that this year’s Ellsworth Community College STEM Camp for students entering grades 3-12 will be held Monday and Tuesday, July 26 & 27. Students can enroll in a morning session, an afternoon session, or both (grouped by grade levels). COVID safety precautions will be in place to protect the safety of campers…


Phlebotomy Technician Career Certificate Program begins February 23

Iowa Valley Continuing Education will offer a Phlebotomy Technician Career Certificate Program beginning Feb. 23 through Jun 1. This 90-hour course prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for laboratory analysis. The course meets at IVCE in Marshalltown on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. People interested in becoming Phlebotomists should have a high school diploma…


The Education and Training Center Announces HSED Graduates

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Education and Training Center (ETC) is celebrating the graduates of the High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) program. The ETC released the names of both July and December graduates. Graduates include Danielle Simmons of Marshalltown, Ruby Resendez Perez of Tama, Ozzy Smith of Marshalltown, Adam Viscalla of Marshalltown, Dominique Villalobos of…

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HSED 2018 Graduates

Adult High School Graduation held at IVCE