FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI – CLEVELAND â€“ Lakeshore Technical College is seeking nominations for its First Annual TopTech 2013 Career and Technical Education Awards. The purpose of these awards is to recognize top educators in career and technical education in Manitowoc and Sheboygan counties. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, April 5, 2013. â€œCareer and Technical Education is more than preparing students for a job,â€ says Dr. Michael Lanser, LTC President. â€œIt is the foundation for a rewarding career in many areas including agriculture, technology, education and engineering and this award recognizes those who do a great job in preparing our young students in these type of careers.â€ To qualify for the award, all nominees must be K-12 staff members serving students in grades 9-12, demonstrate innovation in promotion of career and technical education, participate in outreach activities and mentor and inspire students to uncover and pursue their career passions. One award will be given to an educator working in Manitowoc County and another one to an educator working in Sheboygan County. Winners will be recognized at LTCâ€™s Centennial Celebration event on May 8. For more information, please visit: http://gotoltc.edu/toptech.
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.<.p>
LTC, a nationally recognized technical college, was recently named a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist. The college was also ranked the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, the #3 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #9 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by WalletHub.com, and a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute.
Close to 1,000 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $46,800 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at gotoltc.edu.