LTC To Offer New Child Care Continuing Education Series





Lakeshore Technical College is offering a series of child care continuing education seminars beginning this March. Seminars are open to anyone interested and are geared toward child care professionals. Childcare professionals can receive continuing education credit and must bring their registry number to receive credit.  All classes have been approved for continuing education credit with The Registry. Individuals may attend one or all of the seminars.

The first seminar in the series is "Playful Insights to Impact Your Teaching".  This seminar will be held on Monday, March 27 from 6:30 – 8:30pm and will cover how to become more empathetic, compassionate care providers who engage with children through learning. The class number is 27550.

The second seminar being offered is "Understanding Autism: Through Supports and Strategies" and will be held on Monday, April 24 from 6:30 – 8:30pm.  This seminar is beneficial to providers working with ages 1 year through middle school. The participants will learn the characteristics and features of autism. They will be taught specific strategies for dealing with the communication and behavioral differences presented by children on the spectrum. Material ideas, lessons, and time to ask questions will be offered. The class number is 27553.

The third seminar in the series is "The Power of Play" and will be held on Monday, May 22 from 6:30-8:30pm.  Participants will partake in an engaging, highly interactive workshop where they will become stronger advocates for children and play. The class number is 27554.

The instructors for the series of seminars are Kelly Matthews, Harvest Resources Associate and owner of A Place For You Early Childhood Consulting in Oshkosh and Diane Nackers, speech and language pathologist and district diagnostician, for the Hortonville Area School District.

All seminars in the series will take place at LTC's Cleveland campus in the Wells Fargo Conference Room. The cost for each seminar is $25.  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 or call Ruth at 920.693.1167, or e-mail at

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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, 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

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