State budget helps fund new aviation school at SRQ | From the Observer

The coming Aviation Maintenance Technician School at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport will open opportunities for MTC and Suncoast Tech students. by: YourObserver.com After at least two years of trying to start an aviation maintenance school at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, the plan is coming to fruition. The School District of Manatee County, Manatee Technical College and…

Manatee Tech students excited about Aviation Technician School in the works for SRQ | From 10 Tampa Bay

Gov. Ron DeSantis approved about $5.5 million in Florida’s 2022 State budget to go toward the construction of the school at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. BRADENTON, Fla. — Some Tampa Bay area community college students are excited about an aviation maintenance technician school that has recently been approved for construction. The school would help provide training…

Aviation maintenance school coming to SRQ | From the Observer

Manatee Technical partners with Suncoast Technical to provide training at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. by: YourObserver.com The Aviation Maintenance Technician School is coming to the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the 2022 state budget June 2 that included $5.5 million to be allocated to the new aviation school. Once opened, Manatee Technical College…

New aviation technical school coming to Manatee Technical College | From SNN

MANATEE COUNTY- A new aviation mechanic program is coming to Manatee Technical College. MTC received 5.5 million in the state budget to launch an Aviation Maintenance Technical School. “We’ve spoken to a number of professionals in the field and they are crying for aviation mechanics all over the nation,” Director of Manatee Technical College Dr….

Aviation technical school given green light to begin construction at Sarasota airport | From 10 Tampa Bay

Aviation technical school given green light to begin construction at Sarasota airport The technical school will provide career certification in the aviation industry. Author: 10 Tampa Bay Published: 11:32 PM EDT June 8, 2022 Updated: 11:32 PM EDT June 8, 2022 BRADENTON, Fla. — About $5.5 million in the Florida budget is allocated toward the construction of an…

MTC students shine: state medalists and national inductees

MTC students shine: state medalists and national inductees

(Bradenton, FL—April 26, 2022) Manatee Technical College students won medals in two state career and technical student organization competitions and were inducted into two national honor societies this month. Two students medaled at the 2022 Florida HOSA State Leadership Conference in Orlando April 9-12, and 27 students medaled at the SkillsUSA Florida 2022 State Leadership and Skills…

Manatee Technical College offers short-term training program | From SNN

Manatee Technical College offers short-term training program | From SNN

MANATEE COUNTY – A short-term training program for workers is being offered in Manatee County. Manatee Technical College was awarded an additional $550,000 through the CARES Act to fund a rapid credentialing program that helps the unemployed and furloughed train for essential work. “It’s going to be a little to no cost for students that…

CARES Act short-term training at Manatee Technical College

CARES Act short-term training at Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—April 20, 2022) Manatee Technical College has been awarded an additional $550,000 to fund short-term training for workers impacted by the pandemic.  The Rapid Credentialing training will be at little to no out-of-pocket cost to students.  The training is being funded by the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security…

Manatee Technical College offers fast track to success for students looking for career change | From Fox13 Tampa Bay

Manatee Technical College offers fast track to success for students looking for career change | From Fox13 Tampa Bay

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. – Manatee Technical College is working to put students looking for a career change on the fast track to success. Many of the future employees’ careers were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Linda Chamberlain, a phlebotomy instructor at Manatee Technical College, teaches a six-week course. Her students learn how to draw blood and prepare blood for testing. “I get…

ACTE Announces Erickson as 2022 NextLevel Postsecondary CTE Leadership Fellow

ACTE Announces Erickson as 2022 NextLevel Postsecondary CTE Leadership Fellow

Alexandria, VA—Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced Justin Erickson of Florida as a Fellow for the 2022 NextLevel Postsecondary CTE Leadership Program, sponsored by ECMC Foundation and powered by ACTE (formerly known as the Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – sponsored by ECMC Foundation). Seventeen fellows were selected for the 2022-2023…

MTC receives state funding to fast-track students into the workforce | From the Observer

MTC receives state funding to fast-track students into the workforce | From the Observer

Manatee Technical College will continue its rapid credentialing project that places graduates into high-demand jobs. by: YourObserver.com Bradenton’s Andy Ryan was working in the service industry in retail sales when the pandemic started in March 2020. He was furloughed, but he still needed a way to provide for his family. “It seemed like a good time to…

Manatee Technical College East Campus Open House April 5

(Bradenton, FL—March 23, 2022) Manatee Technical College is inviting the community to an East Campus Open House on April 5, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at 5520 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard in Bradenton. MTC East Campus provides workforce training for in-demand occupations in healthcare and public safety.  Visitors will have a chance to tour the campus, meet counselors, instructors…

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