LTC to Offer Free Event for Women Interested in Learning About IT Coding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

10/19/2018

CLEVELAND, WI – 

A “Women Power – IT Coders” interactive, free educational event is being hosted by Lakeshore Technical College on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at the LTC Sheboygan campus. Women of high school age and older are encouraged to get a close-up look at this high-paying information technology career.

LTC IT Instructor Sarah Bornemann will lead this event along with LTC Instructor Paul Hoffman.

“Coders are in demand today, and there’s no reason why women can’t be just as skilled in coding as men, if not better,” Bornemann says. “The number of women in the IT web and software development field is quite low in comparison to men. This three hour session will give women the opportunity to see what coding is, and how enjoyable and rewarding the career can be.”

Participants will learn how to determine if IT is a good fit for them, develop a web project by tapping their critical thinking skills, and discover career opportunities in web and software development.

More information and event registration can be found at gotoltc.edu/Women-Power.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 11,000 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.

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: gotoltc.edu.

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