Welcome to the Iowa Valley Education & Training Center: The friendliest place in town!
Located at 206 E. Church Street in historic downtown Marshalltown, Iowa, the Iowa Valley Education & Training Center is operated by Iowa Valley Community College District. We are open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm, Tuesdays from 8 am to 4:30 pm and Fridays from 8 am to 12 pm.
The mission of the Education & Training Center is to meet the needs of community members through skilled training, language learning programs, and educational opportunities that will increase individuals' self-esteem while embracing diversity and promoting cultural awareness.
Our focus is to be a place where everyone feels comfortable and welcome to learn, and culture and diversity are valued.
Customized training programs for business & industry using our modern computer lab.
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Class times are Monday through Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm; Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 5:30 to 8:00 pm.
HSED (high school equivalency diploma) classes in English and Spanish. HSED classes meet Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 12 pm and Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5 pm to 8 pm. Students are welcome to study independently on Fridays from 9 am to 12 pm.
HSED en espanol e inglés
Citizenship classes. The course covers U.S. history and government, and it will help prepare students for the Citizenship exam. Child care is available. For more information regarding Citizenship classes call (641) 754-1348.
Computer classes in English and Spanish
Customized classes for Marshalltown Central Business District, a Main Street Community
Career Achievement Program where students can earn career certificates along with their HSED and the National Career Readiness Certificate. Students will have a career coach who will assist in resume writing, employability skill development, and goal setting to ensure student success in career preparation.
Family Literacy Fun Links
|Wonderopolis||Learn to Read||Play Games||Fun Brain|
|Phonetics||IPTV Games||Play Kids Games||Ventures Arcade|
|PBS Kids Raising Readers||Beyond-the-TV-outdoor-activities|
Child Care Available!
Child care is available for students enrolled in daytime and evening ESL/HSED classes or Citizenship classes. Child care is across the street from the Education & Training Center at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church; a $1.00 per day fee is required.
Cost for classes:
HSED = $15 per term (5-6 weeks)
ESL= $25 per quarter (four quarters per year)
Citizenship Classes=$50 includes tuition and book
Family Literacy=Nominal Fee
Meet the Staff
Gloria DeBower, Family Literacy Instructor/Coordinator
Jon Nunez, Assessment/Retention Specialist
Kathy Siebring, Career Instructor Coordinator
Jennifer Wilson, Director of Adult Literacy, Iowa Valley Education & Training Center
Patty Mendoza, Office Associate
Mary McCann Fuchsen, Adult Literacy ESL/HSED Instructor
For more information about the Iowa Valley Education & Training Center, please call 641-754-1348 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Our fax number is 641-754-1349.