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IVCE Nursing Instructor Recognized with The DAISY Award

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. Nurses may be nominated by anyone in the organization – patients, family members, other nurses, physicians, other clinicians, and staff – anyone who experiences or…

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,…

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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…

December 2019 HSED graduates

Adult High School Graduation honorees

Four adult high school graduates participated in the High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) graduation ceremony at the Orpheum Theater Center on Dec. 17. The graduates were among a total of 14 who successfully completed the five HSED tests and achieved passing scores during the fall term. The HSED Class of 2019 includes Callalynn Beller of…

Iowa Falls-Alden students at Metal Tech

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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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…

Adult High School graduates honored

Five adult high school graduates honored

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 Jon Nunez, Iowa Valley’s Director of Adult Literacy Programs, and a short commentary was read by instructor Kathy Siebring regarding each graduate’s future plans. Nicholas Sam said his biggest…

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The journey toward success

By Jon Núñez The meaning of the word “success” depends greatly on the individual and his/her circumstances. No matter who you are, where you come from, or your skill level, the Iowa Valley Education & Training Center (ETC) is here to help you gain the skills you need to achieve your educational goals. For some…

HSED 2018 Graduates

Adult High School Graduation held at IVCE

MARSHALLTOWN – Three adult high school graduates were recognized at the adult high school equivalency graduation ceremony at the Iowa Valley Education and Training Center on Dec. 18. The graduates received letters of congratulations presented by Jon Nunez, Iowa Valley’s Director of Adult Literacy Programs, and a short commentary was read by instructor Kathy Siebring…

America Recycles Poster Contest winners announced

MARSHALLTOWN – Thirteen Marshall County students received honors for creating winning poster designs during an America Recycles Day celebration held on Nov. 14 at Iowa Valley Continuing Education. Emma Brown, a sixth grader at Green Mountain-Garwin Elementary, was chosen the grand prize winner of $100 from the Marshall County Landfill. Emma’s poster was selected from…

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HSED 2018 Graduates

Adult High School Graduation held at IVCE