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IVCCD Board Report – January 13 Meeting

Bid Opening Dates Announced MARSHALLTOWN – At their January 13 meeting, the Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors held a public hearing and approved the plans, specifications, form of contract, and estimated cost for the Iowa Valley Community College District – Ellsworth Community College Locker Rooms and Activity Center project and set the…

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IVCCD Board Report – November 11 Meeting

IVCCD Board Reviews COVID Safety Protocols MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors learned about the disruptions of the athletic seasons due to COVID-19. Nate Forsyth, Athletic Director at Ellsworth Community College, and John Kriebs, Athletic Director at Marshalltown Community College reported on the NJCAA decision to delay fall sports until…

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IVCCD Board Report – June 10

IVCCD Board Hears Information about Strategic Agenda The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors discussed the 2021-2023 Strategic Agenda with Chancellor Dr. Kristie Fisher. Fisher highlighted updates to the Strategic Agenda, which include creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students. The District will also take a strategic approach to partner…

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IVCCD Board Report – May 13

IVCCD Board Learns of Plans to Re-Open Campuses The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors learned about a tentative plan to return to campus, beginning in June. The campuses have never closed; they have been providing classes and services throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, despite being closed to the public. The return to…

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IVCCD Board Meeting Minutes – April 22

IVCCD Board Approves Jobs Training Agreements The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors learned about hands-on education opportunities available to students through two jobs training programs available with local businesses. All opportunities were approved by the Board. The Board learned the benefits of continuing a jobs training agreement between ASI Signs in…

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Iowa Valley Board reschedules April meeting

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors has rescheduled its monthly Board meeting for Wednesday, April 22, at 4 pm. The meeting will be held via teleconference, which will originate from the IVCCD District Administration building (Board Room) at 3702 S. Center St. in Marshalltown. If more than 10 people are in…

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Iowa Valley cancels April Board meetings

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors has postponed these four April meetings/retreats until a later date, yet to be determined: Joint Board Meeting with North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC), Hawkeye Community College and Central Rivers Area Education Agency Boards scheduled for April 6. Regular IVCCD Board Meeting scheduled for April…

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IVCCD Board approves leave policy exception in response to COVID-19

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors met in special session this week to approve an exception to its vacation/sick leave policy. The District will now allow employees to accrue negative balances of sick leave (up to 80 hours) in response to anticipated absences due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The…

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IVCCD Board hears WIOA report

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors learned about concerns impacting Iowa’s Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs statewide when it met this week in Marshalltown. Becky Hassett, IVCE Director of Student Support Services, told the Board that WIOA’s goal is to collaborate with partners to give Iowans access to high…

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IVCCD Board hears about MCC initiatives

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors learned about programs to connect and engage Latinx, Southeast Asian and Native American students at Marshalltown Community College when it met this week. MCC Provost Robin Lilienthal set the stage by reporting to the Board that for Spring 2020, 18.6% of MCC students identify as…

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