FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI –
Lakeshore Technical College Career Coach Tanya Boettcher has been selected as the Wisconsin ACT College and Career Readiness Postsecondary Champion by ACT, a national non-profit organization known for its college and career readiness assessments.
The College and Career Readiness Postsecondary Champion is a person who excels at assisting individuals in navigating their education and career journeys. One Champion in each state is selected annually.
Boettcher advises and recruits prospective new and transfer students by addressing individual concerns, exploring their interests, and identifying career opportunities that can meet their goals. She also assists them regarding credit transfers, program options, and job placement opportunities.
The average age of an LTC student is 25, and 86 percent of students attend part-time. This means Tanya primarily works with adult students who are balancing work and family responsibilities with college, while facing uncertainty about their education path and their academic readiness. Tanya is notably a champion in serving these students. As a certified Career Development Facilitator, she takes a proactive coaching approach to assist students in preparing to enter the best LTC program for them.
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 is a nationally recognized technical college. The college was ranked the #2 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, #11 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by WalletHub.com, a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute, and a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist.
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.