LTC Instructor Sleger Earns Certification




CLEVELAND - Lee Sleger, Machine Tool/CNC Instructor at Lakeshore Technical College, was one of 15 instructors nationwide who earned certification in Starrett Precision Measuring during a July training session in Kenosha. Sleger is now able to help LTC students earn an industry recognized credential which will be part of the Machine Tool/CNC Program at LTC.   


"Students benefit by earning an industry recognized credential in addition to their college certificate, technical diploma or degree," said Sleger.  "It gives them an advantage in the hiring process.  Businesses benefit because job applicants with these credentials have a third-party validation of their skills to add to their college degree."


Starrett Precision Measuring is known as one of the NC3 industry driven Certifications.  NC3, National Coalition of Certification Centers, is a network of education providers and corporations that supports, advances and validates new and emerging technology.  Educational institutions and industry partners work to develop, implement and sustain industry-recognized portable certifications that have strong validation and assessment standards. More than 80 Instructors attended the training in Kenosha during the week of July 12.


Sleger is also able to go to industry and train incumbent employees on Precision Measuring at the employer site.  In addition, LTC also provides Snap On Torque and Multi Meter certifications in the Apprenticeship, Wind Energy, Maintenance Mechanic and Nuclear programs as well as Snap On Diagnostic certification in the Auto Mechanic program. 


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Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at:

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