Workforce Symposium Focuses on Local Challenges




Current workforce challenges will be addressed at the 2024 Workforce Symposium taking place Friday, April 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Lakeshore Technical College’s Cleveland campus. Events include a keynote presentation, breakout sessions, resource fair and campus tours.

Topics for discussion include generational dynamics, childcare, multilingual workforce communications, breaking barriers, using one’s platform to help others, and homelessness. 

The keynote speaker is Dr. Alise Coen, associate professor of political science and chair of the Public and Environmental Affairs unit at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. She will present “Migration Myths and Stereotypes.” 

Details and registration information can be found at


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About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a comprehensive community and technical college educating more than 9,000 students annually. Students enroll at Lakeshore to master real-world, employable career skills and start their pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. Lakeshore faculty and staff are focused on providing each student an individualized learning experience.
Lakeshore Technical College is a nationally recognized two-year college. The college was ranked #2 in the nation by Washington Monthly, #17 in the nation by Forbes, #20 in the nation by, a top-150 two-year college by the Aspen Institute, a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist five out of the last six years, and named the 2021 Large Business/Industry of the Year by the Chamber of Manitowoc County.
Approximately 800 students graduate from Lakeshore each year, and associate degree graduates report earning a median salary of $59,899 within six months of graduating. In addition to the Cleveland campus, Lakeshore educates students at learning campuses in downtown Manitowoc and downtown Sheboygan. Classes are also offered at additional sites throughout the district. Visit Lakeshore at