FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI – CLEVELAND â€“ Lakeshore Technical College is seeking nominations for its First Annual TopTech 2013 Career and Technical Education Awards. The purpose of these awards is to recognize top educators in career and technical education in Manitowoc and Sheboygan counties. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, April 5, 2013. â€œCareer and Technical Education is more than preparing students for a job,â€ says Dr. Michael Lanser, LTC President. â€œIt is the foundation for a rewarding career in many areas including agriculture, technology, education and engineering and this award recognizes those who do a great job in preparing our young students in these type of careers.â€ To qualify for the award, all nominees must be K-12 staff members serving students in grades 9-12, demonstrate innovation in promotion of career and technical education, participate in outreach activities and mentor and inspire students to uncover and pursue their career passions. One award will be given to an educator working in Manitowoc County and another one to an educator working in Sheboygan County. Winners will be recognized at LTCâ€™s Centennial Celebration event on May 8. For more information, please visit: http://gotoltc.edu/toptech.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.
Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.