FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI –
CLEVELAND â€“ Incidents of school or workplace violence can happen at random, but there are ways the public can be better prepared for the worst. Lakeshore Technical College is offering a seminar on Thursday, July 25 intended to help the public respond effectively. The seminar will be held on the Cleveland campus in the Public Safety building from 12:30 â€“ 4:30pm.
The seminar will address school and workplace violence, with a major emphasis on the active shooter. Participants will learn how to respond to threats, what to expect from law enforcementâ€™s response, what to teach your children about the immediate actions to take when confronted by an active shooter and what plans businesses and citizens should have in place in case an incident would occur.
The seminar is designed for everyone, especially parents and those in the business and school community. It will help participants know what to do when confronted with an active shooter.
The instructor, Jason Wilterdink, has 15 years of experience as a Law Enforcement Officer. In addition to his experience as a Law Enforcement Officer, he is currently a full-time instructor at LTC, a master instructor in use of force, and certified by several organizations as a firearms instructor and has served as an instructor and expert witness in self-defense, training, safety, security, health, wellness, and fitness.
Jason also served in an international police mission for the United Nations where he served in Liberia-West Africa as the team leader for the crowd control team and lead instructor for physical security, operational security, and civil unrest in accordance with UN Security Council resolution 1509.
The cost of the seminar is $89 and the class number is 41906. To register by phone with credit card, call 1.888.GO TO LTC (1.888.468.6582) Ext. 1366. For questions or detailed information, visit http://www.gotoltc.edu/seminars/activeShooters.php or call Ruth at 920.693.1167, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, #11 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by WalletHub.com, a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute, and a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist.
Approximately 800 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $47,800* 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.
*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Follow-up Report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.