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About

The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) is the coordinating and oversight body for Wisconsin’s 16 public, two-year technical colleges that prepare students to thrive in the face of rapid changes in the workplace, creating economic vitality for individuals, employers and communities throughout the state.

Students

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300000

students enroll each year

Graduates

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93%

of technical college graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation

Employers

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98%

of employers surveyed said a local technical college was important to the overall success of their business

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Mission, Vision and Values

Learn what drives the Wisconsin Technical College System

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History

Since 1911, the Wisconsin Technical College System does more than meet the current job needs of our community and our students. We assess current workforce trends and keep the pulse of our employers to develop our students’ skills for the jobs of tomorrow.

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CVTC names Beaton-Garcia new president

Chippewa Valley Technical College is announcing its selection of its next president. Thursday, CVTC announced that Dr. Sunem Beaton-Garcia, who will be the first woman and first Latina to be CVTC’s president, will begin her term on July 1.

How the WTCS is Strengthening Wisconsin's Economy

Technical and community colleges are vital to our economic prosperity. They provide skills-based training for students to enter high-demand careers, a pipeline of talent to our businesses, and a resource for reskilling our workforce.

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2021 WTCS Ambassador Hannah Masters, a SWTC Criminal Justice student, uses emergency training
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Southwest Tech student serves her community as EMT following tragedy
MATC Criminal Justice students goes inside Milwaukee Police Department's Citizen Academy

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System Office

The Wisconsin Technical College System Office (System Office) is the administrative and coordinating agency of the WTCS Board. It helps ensure quality, accountability and efficiency.

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District Boards

WTCS operates under a shared governance model, with responsibility for operations and oversight shared by the WTCS Board (System Board) and 16 District Boards.

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Fact Book: Student Data

The WTCS Fact Book: Student Data includes information about headcount and Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) student enrollments, program and apprenticeship outcomes information, and student demographic data.

Read the publication online here or download using the links below.

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