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Hawkeye Business and Community Education provides professional skill development for individuals and businesses. Cutting-edge, rigorous and relevant career and technical education (CTE) prepares youth and adults for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers . Browse a complete list of our courses or course series and if you do not see the type of course you are looking for suggest a course or contact us to learn more about designing customized training for your workforce.

 
Confused by low carbohydrate or gluten-free diets and if they are for you? Will it make you healthier, achieve weight goals or prevent/manage chronic diseases?  Learn from a licensed dietitian on how to separate fad diets or eating trends from sound nutritional advice based on science and research. Cut through the hype and misinformation about what constitutes a healthful diet in terms of carbohydrate intake.

Start date: 10/23/18

End date: 10/23/18

Tuition $19.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  112



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Learn how to make 30-minute mozzarella and farmer’s cheese with Rachel Houts, owner of ARNKA Acres, who raises goats and a dairy cow and makes cheese. As Rachel demonstrates the cheese making process, you will learn what supplies are needed, where to purchase them, and gain firsthand knowledge how to make your own cheese. Students will receive cheese to take home.  

Start date: 09/27/18

End date: 09/27/18

Tuition $39.00

Location : Cedar Valley SportsPlex Location : 
  Cedar Valley SportsPlex.

Room :  Kitchen



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Learn simple and fun decorating techniques by making Christmas trees and snowflake cupcakes as delightful holiday treats. Mom, Dad, Aunt, Uncle, Big Sister or Brother, feel free to bring one child to the class for free. The child must be at least 7 years old. Each paid registration will take home one dozen decorated cupcakes.

Start date: 12/01/18

End date: 12/01/18

Tuition $45.00

Location : Cedar Valley SportsPlex Location : 
  Cedar Valley SportsPlex.

Room :  Kitchen



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Make people feel extra special by showing your creativity in your cookie decorating. Learn easy decorating techniques that take little time or effort but really make the event or holiday memorable. Mom, Dad, Aunt, Uncle, Big Sister or Brother, feel free to bring one child to the class for free. Child must be at least 7 yrs. old. Each paid registration will leave with 2 dozen specially, decorated cookies at the end of class.

Start date: 11/03/18

End date: 11/03/18

Tuition $45.00

Location : Cedar Valley SportsPlex Location : 
  Cedar Valley SportsPlex.

Room :  Kitchen



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Can diet play a role in conditions such as Dementia? Learn nutritional aging tips and ways to care for the elderly from a licensed dietitian. Explore the relationship between aging well and healthier eating through the MIND diet, Mediterranean diet and DASH diet. Discover specific nutritional strategies to prolong health and prevent decline and weakness into aging.

Start date: 11/15/18

End date: 11/15/18

Tuition $19.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  112



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