Aviation maintenance technician school to open at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport | From Sarasota Herald Tribune

Aviation maintenance technician school to open at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport | From Sarasota Herald Tribune

Steven Walker  Sarasota Herald-Tribune Manatee Technical College and Suncoast Technical College will break ground on a new aviation maintenance technician school at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport on Thursday afternoon. Once completed, the school will offer courses and training for students to prepare for careers as aviation technicians. The school is part of a partnership between…

A Success Story for the Books | From NEXTGEN Family Magazine

A Success Story for the Books | From NEXTGEN Family Magazine

A Success Story for the Books…  WORDS & PICTURES: Gabrielle Versmessen. After one of the most unprecedented times in our country’s history in 2020, D C’s Child Care Center was at a loss for what to do. Short-staffed, unable to find anyone to hire, and about to close their doors for good, they reached out…

MTC students awarded scholarships

MTC students awarded scholarships

MTC students Emma Ramirez, dental assisting, and Krystal Camacho, nursing, were awarded $500 scholarships from the Palm Aire Women’s Club. The scholarship money actually is presented by the club to the State College of Florida Foundation which gives the funds to students selection by the Palm Aire Women’s Club screening committee. “You can rest assured…

Donated firetruck becomes teaching tool at Manatee Technical College | From the Observer

Donated firetruck becomes teaching tool at Manatee Technical College | From the Observer

Although a firetruck purchased in 2008 by Myakka City Fire Rescue is being retired, it is entering an important new chapter of its life. The truck is being donated by East Manatee Fire Rescue, which merged with Myakka City Fire Rescue in 2021, to Manatee Technical College to be used in MTC’s Firefighter/EMT and Diesel…

MTC instructor earns prestigious degree from photography nonprofit | From the Observer

MTC instructor earns prestigious degree from photography nonprofit | From the Observer

Marina Proskurina is one of 24 people to earn the Master Artist degree from Professional Photographers of America in 2023. By Liz Ramos | 7:00 a.m. March 1, 2023 Marina Proskurina always has worked hard to learn all she can about art. For the past six years, Proskurina, a digital design and photography instructor at…

MTC instructor earns professional Master Artist degree

MTC instructor earns professional Master Artist degree

(Bradenton, February 13, 2023) –Marina Proskurina of Manatee Technical College in Bradenton, Florida, has earned the Master Artist degree from Professional Photographers of America (PPA). The degree was presented to Proskurina by PPA president Jeff Dachowski, M. Photog. Cr., CPP, at the association’s annual conference, Imaging USA 2023, in Nashville, TN, in January. The Master Artist degree is an achievement of…

Manatee Technical College Celebrates Career and Technical Education Month

Manatee Technical College Celebrates Career and Technical Education Month

[Bradenton, FL] – Students and faculty at Manatee Technical College will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. CTE Month is recognized to celebrate and highlight the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across Florida. “In partnership with the Florida Department…

Manatee Technical College Helps Train next generation of Dental Assistants | From ABC7

Manatee Technical College Helps Train next generation of Dental Assistants | From ABC7

By James Hill Published: Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:40 PM EST SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – The Dental Assisting Technology and Management Program at Manatee Technical College is a program designed to train students for careers as dental assistants and orthodontic assistants. Students must complete 1,230 hours while preparing for national and state certification. “There’s a lot of…

MTC to host CTE leaders from around the country

MTC to host CTE leaders from around the country

Manatee Technical College will be hosting 30 career and technical education leaders from around the country January 25-27. The educators are Fellows in the NextLevel Postsecondary Leadership Program offered by the Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and sponsored by ECMC Foundation. https://www.acteonline.org/press-releases/79448/ https://www.acteonline.org/ Two of the Fellows are CTE administrators at Manatee Technical College:  Program…

Students at Manatee technical school repair non-profit’s vehicles used to help Hurricane Ian victims | From Fox 13 News

Students at Manatee technical school repair non-profit’s vehicles used to help Hurricane Ian victims | From Fox 13 News

BRADENTON, Fla. – When floodwaters from Hurricane Ian, trapped people and animals in their homes and land in Myakka City, a Manatee County non-profit answered the call for help. “I have not seen that level of water. The amount of devastation that we saw,” said Jared Leggett. Manatee County Search and Rescue used their jet skis, a Humvee and LMT…

Manatee Technical College student earns World Cup reporting opportunity | From The Observer

Manatee Technical College student earns World Cup reporting opportunity | From The Observer

Santiago Valencia, 21, has overcome physical and environmental challenges in the pursuit of his sports reporting dreams. by: Your Observer The most-watched sporting event globally happens once every four years, and this time, it will have a new voice bringing its action to the masses. Manatee Technical College’s Santiago Valencia, an aspiring sports journalist, traveled…

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