LTC to Hold Women Power Manufacturing Event





Lakeshore Technical College invites women to explore advancement through high-tech, high-paying careers at Women Power Manufacturing on March 9 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on the LTC Cleveland Campus. Participants will get a close-up look at how they can step into high-paying advanced manufacturing careers including welding, fabrication, machine tool operation, and mechanical design.

Participants will spend the day working with industry-specific technology, hearing from successful women who have followed their career passions in advanced manufacturing, and learning about getting started in an advanced manufacturing program at LTC

“Manufacturing has traditionally been an industry with a majority of male employees,” said Sheila Schetter, LTC dean of manufacturing and engineering. “Today’s manufacturing is clean and high-tech, and is not physical work. We want to give women the opportunity to see themselves succeeding in a manufacturing setting. During Women Power they will have a chance operate a variety of equipment and interact with our instructors and students so they can envision a lucrative career in manufacturing.” 

Women Power Manufacturing is a free event open to both high school students and adults, and includes lunch and a t-shirt. More information and event registration can be found at

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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