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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…

Ricarda Drummer and Jana Kapayou-Bear

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…

Jon Nunez

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…

Nathan Wiese

Balancing education with the rest of life

MARSHALLTOWN – Making the decision to attend college as an adult can be challenging. Doing it successfully while juggling a job, family, friends, classes, and everything else that life throws at you can feel overwhelming at times. Nathan Wiese made that life-changing decision just two years ago, and he graduated last week with an associate’s…

Education & Training Center students working with Mary

Education & Training Center success recognized

MARSHALLTOWN – Staff and students at the Iowa Valley Education & Training Center, 206 E. Church St., were pleased to learn during a recent visit from the Iowa Department of Education (DOE) that they have some of the highest success rates in the state. DOE officials said Iowa Valley’s Post-Test Rate of 76.94% and Educational…

Alina Marie Davenport and her grandfather at her HiSED Graduation

Achieving a dream…Alina Marie Davenport

TAMA – As a single mother to her daughter, it has always been Alina Marie Davenport’s dream to go back to school and graduate. “I wanted to be a great role model for her, but always found myself working,” says Davenport. “It wasn’t until I was pregnant with my son that I finally put my…

Kolin Ferneau

Finding success through IVCE and MCC

TAMA – Inspired by the birth of his daughter, Abigail, and tired of struggling to get by for several years with minimum wage and temporary jobs, Kolin William Ferneau knew he needed an education in order to succeed and have a good life. He decided to go to Iowa Valley Education & Training Center (Tama…

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HSED 2018 Graduates

Adult High School Graduation held at IVCE