Michelle Zautner Named Dean of Health & Human Services at Lakeshore Technical College




Michelle Zautner has been named dean of health and human services at Lakeshore Technical College. She brings over 25 years of nursing, teaching, and leadership experience to the college.

Zautner most recently served as associate dean of nursing and health sciences at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee. Prior to that she was a nursing instructor at Moraine Park Technical College in West Bend. She has also worked more than 20 years as a part-time nurse at the Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin’s West Bend Health Center.

“We welcome Michelle’s diverse experiences from both the public and private sectors of higher education, as well as her nursing proficiency,” said LTC Vice President of Instruction James Lemerond.

Zautner holds her doctoral degree in advanced practice leadership from Chamberlain University, her master’s in nursing-certified nurse midwife from Marquette University, and her bachelor’s in nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

For information on LTC’s health and human services programs, ranging from nursing-associate degree to early childhood education, visit gotoltc.edu/academics/degree-programs.

Michelle Zautner
Michelle Zautner, new dean of health and human services at Lakeshore Technical College.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.

LTC is a nationally recognized technical college. The college was ranked the #2 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #20 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by WalletHub.com, a top-150 two-year college for the fifth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute, and a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist for two consecutive years.

Approximately 800 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $52,000 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at gotoltc.edu.