Cresco Center

The Cresco Center offers year-round, day, evening, credit and professional development classes. The center also supports training opportunities for local businesses. Class instruction is offered face-to-face and via ICN.‌

Upcoming Non Credit Course Offerings

DatesCourse Titles
August 17th, 2015 Football: Get In The Game
September, 15th The "I's" Have It: iPod, iPhone, iPad
September 16th, 2015 Corks and Canvas In Cresco
September 23rd, 2015 Staying Connected Through 'Video Chat'
October 6th, 2015 Social Dance: Country Western Couples Dancing
October 7th, 2015 Welding Yard Art

The Cresco Center offers a variety of services to Cresco and the surrounding communities including:

  • Course registration (for all credit and non-credit classes), placement testing and intake advising for enrollment at NICC
  • Specialized business training and professional development classes
  • Career Pathway Certificate programs and Career Events
  • High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) testing preparation and brush-up courses on Mondays, 10:30 am -7 pm and Fridays, 8 am - 4 pm.
  • English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes
  • Adult Education and Literacy programs on Tuesdays, 3 pm - 5:15 pm and Thursdays, 1 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Year-round Driver's Education courses
  • Programs designed for adult learners returning to college

The Cresco Center also hosts the Be Your Own Boss summer camp for children entering 5th and 6th grades. This week-long, STEM-based entrepreneurial camp runs the second week of June during the summer. Campers experience field trips, face-to-face meetings with business owners and will develop their business plans with the help of professionals. Visit the 2015 Be Your Own Boss Camp website to view examples of what our campers learn!

Cresco Center Annual Report

Learn more about the Cresco Center's community impact by viewing its 2014 Annual Report.


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Contact Us

Cresco Center
1020 2nd Ave. SE
Highway 9 East
Cresco, IA 52136

Erin Powers-Daley, Center Director
Hours: M-Th, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.