FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI —
Individuals interested in filling any of three upcoming vacancies on the Lakeshore Technical College Board must apply by 4 p.m. February 22. The LTC Board is comprised of two employers, two employees, three additional members, a school district administrator and an elected official. Terms expire for three board posts each year. The three vacancies are for an employer member, employee member, and an additional member. The standard terms will run from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2019.
An employer member is defined as someone with the authority to determine or effectively recommend any of the following: hire, transfer, suspend, discipline, lay off, recall, adjust grievances, promote, discharge, assign, or reward. An employee member is defined as a person who is employed or who is an officer or agent of a labor organization and receives earning as payment for personal services and is employed in the district. All residents of a technical college district are eligible to serve as an additional member for that college.
To be eligible for consideration, candidates must reside within the LTC district, which includes Manitowoc County (less the portion of the school districts of Chilton, Brillion and Denmark); Sheboygan County (less the portion of the school district of New Holstein); the Kiel Area School District in Calumet County; and the Cedar Grove-Belgium and Random Lake school districts in Ozaukee County.
Equal consideration is given to the general population distribution within the LTC district, as well as the distribution of women and minorities. To ensure board composition diversity as required by Wisconsin Technical College System policy, this year's spring appointments must meet the following criteria: two must be from the Northern portion of the district in Manitowoc and Calumet counties, and one from the Southern portion in Sheboygan and Ozaukee counties, pending availability.
Each applicant must submit a notarized affidavit/application, resume and at least two letters of recommendation by 4 p.m. February 22 to Heidi Soodsma, board appointment liaison, Lakeshore Technical College, 1290 North Ave., Cleveland, Wis., 53015. To receive an application, contact Heidi Soodsma at (920) 693-1631 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be reviewed to verify candidates' eligibility and then distributed to the LTC Board Appointment Committee for review. The committee is made up of county board chairs from Calumet, Manitowoc, Ozaukee and Sheboygan counties.
According to state statutes, applicants must be present at the LTC Board appointment public hearing, during which they will be interviewed. The public hearing will take place March 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm in the Lakeshore Conference Room of the Lakeshore Building at LTC's Cleveland campus.
To learn more about LTC, visit www.gotoltc.edu or call (888) 468-6582.
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, 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.
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.