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Phlebotomy Technician Career Certificate Program begins May 24

Iowa Valley Continuing Education will offer a Phlebotomy Technician Career Certificate Program beginning May 24. 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 or GED equivalent….


Retiring Soon? Class Helps with Retirement Planning

It’s never too soon to start planning for your future and your family. Iowa Valley Continuing Education is offering two different estate planning courses for those considering retiring soon. Often thousands of dollars in taxes and fees can be avoided by good planning!  Estate Planning for Empty Nesters (Class ID 9864) will provide information to…


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…

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Iowa Valley Continuing Education Introduces “Prepare to Care” Class

Iowa Valley Continuing Education introduces a new course, Health Support Professional – Prepare to Care, designed to provide foundational knowledge and an introduction to the healthcare profession. “This class is a great way to teach fundamentals to our students. With successful completion of this class, students will be able to work in a care facility,”…

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Children in the Middle now available online

Due to COVID-19, Iowa Valley Continuing Education is now offering an online, self-paced option for participation in the Children in the Middle program. The content of the program will be the same as the mandatory in-person class for persons who are court-ordered to attend a seminar providing education and affirmation for parents, with the primary…

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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…


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….

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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…

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HSED 2018 Graduates

Adult High School Graduation held at IVCE