Top Educators in Career and Technical Education Award Nomination Deadline Approaching




The deadline for Lakeshore Technical College’s Top Tech Award Nominations is January 31. The 2nd annual awards recognize the top educators in career and technical education in Manitowoc and Sheboygan counties.

A total of four awards will be given to K-12 teachers, counselors or administrators who inspire innovation and work to promote career and technical education. The Top Tech awards will be presented at a reception for high school administrators, counselors and teachers on February 20 at the Lakeshore Culinary Institute in Sheboygan.

“This is a great opportunity for students, parents, colleagues, and administrators to recognize a teacher who has made a difference in career and technical education at the high school level,” says Sara Greenwood, LTC High School Liasion Coordinator. “The process is easy and the recognition the winners receive is equally as satisfying as it is to the nominators.”

All nominees must be K-12 staff members serving students in grades 9-12. Nominees should also demonstrate innovation in promotion of career and technical education, mentor and inspire students to uncover and pursue their career passions, and participate in outreach activities.

Last year’s winners were Ron Schneider and Dave Teske from Kiel High School representing Manitowoc County while Ed Hughes of Sheboygan Falls High School represented Sheboygan County.

For more information, contact Julie Mirecki at 920.693.1193 or

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, a top-150 two-year college for the fifth 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

*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Outcomes report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.

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