COVID-19 Update

Check https://www.iavalley.edu/about-the-district/covid-19-updates/ for additional updates regarding IVCCD’s responses to COVID-19.

Our campuses are open to select students and employees only. Online classes are going smoothly; lab classes and events remain canceled until mid-April. Students can access services and staff through email. Our switchboards are accepting calls, but most staff are not on campus at this time.

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Dance class

Spring Faythe Kubik Dance classes begin soon

The registration deadlines are coming up soon for Faythe Kubik’s upcoming “Gotta Dance” programs offered through Iowa Valley Continuing Education. There are two two-week workshops March 15 & 22 and April 19 & 26, then the other spring classes run March 22 through April 26. All classes meet on Sundays at the Iowa Valley Continuing…

Pharmacy Tech class

Pharmacy Technician career training begins Mar. 23

Short-term Pharmacy Technician career training will be offered by Iowa Valley Continuing Education in Marshalltown beginning Monday, Mar. 23. The registration and payment deadline is Monday, Mar. 16. GAP Tuition Assistance is available for qualified students in this program. The Pharmacy Technician class will meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 6 to 9:30 pm starting…

money

Social Security, Estate Planning & Retirement courses

Iowa Valley Continuing Education is offering several programs for those wanting to plan ahead financially and make the most of their monetary resources. The upcoming classes are Maximizing Your Social Security on Feb. 24, Estate Planning for Young Families on Feb. 27, Retiring Soon? on Mar. 5, and Estate Planning for Empty Nesters on Mar….

downsizing home

Three-part Downsizing series begins Feb. 17

Iowa Valley Continuing Education will host a three-part “Downsizing: Planning Your Next Move” series on Feb. 17, Feb. 24 and Mar. 2. The classes will meet on Mondays from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the IVCE Conference Center (room 610) at 3702 S. Center St. in Marshalltown. “Anyone who’s considering moving to a smaller home…

Great Decisions booklet

Great Decisions 2020 begins Feb. 7

Expand your horizons and prepare to discuss the world! Organized by the Foreign Policy Association, the Great Decisions 2020 series features impartial, thought-provoking analyses on eight issues of concern to policymakers and citizens. Participants will lead and learn from each other during lively discussions while respecting others’ life experiences, value systems, and beliefs. All registrants…

Photography and Composition

Two Photography classes begin Feb. 4 & 5!

Local photographer and MHS art instructor Wade Judge is offering two Photography classes beginning Feb. 4 and Feb. 5. Beginning Photography is for those who own a digital camera but have no idea how to operate it, and Introduction to Composition & Photography is for those who want to expand their basic photo skills plus…

pediatric CPR

AHA Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid offered Feb. 15

For the first time ever, Iowa Valley Continuing Education is offering the American Heart Association’s Heartsaver Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid course in Marshalltown. The class will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 9 am to 4 pm at the IVCE Conference Center (room 614) at 3702 S. Center St. in Marshalltown. As a helpful bonus,…

Children in the Middle 2020 Flier

Children in the Middle courses in Marshalltown, Iowa Falls

Changes in family structure through dissolution of marriage, custody modification, remarriage, etc. are difficult experiences for a child. Offered through Iowa Valley Continuing Education, Children in the Middle is a four-hour, court-ordered seminar providing education and affirmation for parents, with the primary focus on children’s needs. Topics include parenting skills for divorcing parents, a child’s…

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Beekeeping & Beyond course begins Feb. 19

NOTE: This course has been delayed one week and will start on Feb. 19; there will be no class on March 11. Did you know honeybees visit approximately 2 million flowers to produce just one pound of honey?  Everyone from those interested in beekeeping to experienced beekeepers will enjoy the Beekeeping & Beyond course that…

EdVenture cover

New EdVenture class schedules are available!

Iowa Valley Continuing Education has published and mailed new EdVenture class schedules listing courses offered from January through August 2020. Extra copies of the publication will also be available soon at the Ellsworth Community College campus in Iowa Falls, the Marshalltown/Iowa Valley campus in Marshalltown and the Iowa Valley Grinnell campus, as well as in…

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HSED 2018 Graduates

Adult High School Graduation held at IVCE