At the Iowa Valley Education & Training Center
Located at 206 E. Church Street in historic downtown Marshalltown, Iowa, the Iowa Valley Education & Training Center is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm, Tuesdays from 8 am to 4:30 pm and Fridays from 8 am to noon.
The mission of the Education & Training Center is to meet the needs of community members through skilled training, language learning programs, and educational opportunities that will increase individuals’ self-esteem while embracing diversity and promoting cultural awareness.
Our focus is to be a place where everyone feels comfortable and welcome to learn, and where culture and diversity are valued.
- Customized training programs for business and industry in our modern computer lab.
- English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Cost is $25 (3 months).
- Daytime: Monday through Thursday 9 am to noon
- Evenings: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 5:30 to 8:00 pm.
- High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) classes in English and Spanish. Cost is $15 per term (5-6 weeks).
- Citizenship classes covering U.S. history and government to help prepare students for the Citizenship exam; child care is available. Cost is $50; includes tuition and book.
- For more information about Citizenship classes call (641) 754-1348.
- Computer classes in English and Spanish.
- Customized classes for Marshalltown Central Business District, a Main Street Community.
- Career Achievement Program, where students can earn career certificates along with their HSED and the National Career Readiness Certificate. Students have a career coach who will assist in resume writing, employability skill development, and goal setting to ensure student success in career preparation.
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Child Care Available!
Child care is available for students enrolled in daytime and evening ESL/HSED and Citizenship classes. Child care is across the street from the Education & Training Center at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church; a $1 per day fee is required.