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Students stay in Iowa to live and work after completing their program. (Source: Iowa Student Outcomes)

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Percentage of students who qualify for some sort of finanacial assistance

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Students who received tuition, books, fees, testing, and necessary supplies through GEER funding.

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Counties served by Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions

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Number of current job training programs (260E & 260F) in 2021-22. These job training programs serve the employers of Central Iowa in Marshall, Tama, Poweshiek, and Hardin counties.

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Have you thought about a career in Manufacturing? We have two classes coming up that will help you prepare for manufacturing careers, both beginning Oct 14:
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Add spark to your career - learn to weld with this basic welding class! Welding is one of the most requested job skills, and you can learn the basics with this short-term training class! (Psst - funding may be available, too!) Class begins October 4 - Register Today! #LearnToWeld #Welding #LearnToEarn https://loom.ly/eCojGm8 ...

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‘Creative Retirement’ Group Celebrates 25 Years

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Creative Retirement began in 1997 as a program of seniors, by seniors, and for seniors, to enhance life through learning opportunities and other activities, whether retired or not.) The program…

Bruin Manufacturing Partners with Iowa Valley to Provide Employee Training

MARSHALLTOWN – When Bruin Manufacturing needed supplemental employee training, they turned to Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions (formerly Continuing Education). Iowa Valley created a training plan designed to help…

Eight Adult High School Graduates Honored

Eight graduates were recognized at the adult high school equivalency graduation ceremony in Dejardin Hall on the Iowa Valley Continuing Education campus this week. The graduates received letters of congratulations…

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…

IVCE Nursing Instructor Recognized with The DAISY Award

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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.…

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…

Spring Hiring Event to be Held April 20

There will be a spring hiring event held at Ellsworth Community College on April 20. The event will host local employers looking to hold open interviews. The event will be…

Career Fair to be Held in Iowa Falls

Iowa Falls Area Development Corporation, IowaWORKS, Iowa Falls Chamber of Commerce, and Iowa Valley Continuing Education are teaming up to address the hiring shortage. The Iowa Falls Career Fair will be held Thursday, November…

Iowa Valley Reopens Conference Facilities

Beginning July 1, 2021, business and community members will once again be able to utilize the Iowa Valley conference facilities without restriction. Though Dejardin Hall and the entrance are under…

Five Adult High School Graduates Honored

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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,…