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The Wisconsin Technical College System is focused on a number of priorities to advance its Mission and Vision, creating a culture of collaboration in its work with internal and external partners.

Manufacturing Month

MFG Month 2021

October is Manufacturing Month! The WTCS will be celebrating with several of our colleges hosting events throughout the state.

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WTCS Ambassador Program

2021 WTCS Ambassador Group

The WTCS Ambassador program annually recognizes one student from each tech college and engages those students in a leadership development program.

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Career Pathways

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Organizing technical college offerings and services within guided Career Pathways leads to learner success and creates a reliable talent pipeline for Wisconsin employers.

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WTCS Student Success Center

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Through the Student Success Center, Wisconsin’s technical colleges learn from – and build on – outstanding work at peer institutions, improving student outcomes.

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Commitment to Progress

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WTCS commits to creating safe spaces for students and staff and pathways to prosperity for all, and to preparing law enforcement officers for a complex job.

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2021-23 Biennial Budget Request

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Investment will allow 2,000 additional individuals each year to earn a short-term credential in healthcare, protective services, manufacturing, IT and other essential sectors.

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Outcomes-Based Funding

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State law requires WTCS to maintain a distinct formula for allocating a portion of general state aid to technical colleges, linking outcomes to investments.

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COVID-19 System Updates

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WTCS operations and service to tech colleges, partners and the public remain at full capacity. Access updates on System Office operations here.

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COVID-19 College Updates

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As community-responsive, local units of government, tech colleges consult with local Public Health officials. Access real-time updates on college operations here.

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WTCS President Foy's statement regarding Gov. Evers & DATCP's Meat Talent Development Program

Madison, WI – Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced on Tuesday that it would allocate up to $2.63 million for a Meat Talent Development Program. WTCS President Foy released the following statement:
“We are pleased the Governor’s office and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is allocating up to $2.63 million for a Meat Talent Development Program.

WTCS President Foy's Statement regarding the service of UW System Interim President Tommy G. Thompson

Madison, WI - Interim President of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System Tommy G. Thompson announced he will resign, effective March 18.

Governor announces Innovation Grants to technical colleges

Madison, WI – Governor Evers announced 12 regional projects in the first round of the Wisconsin Innovation Grant Program. These projects will receive up to $59.5 million in grants, including up to $27.5 million to four Wisconsin technical colleges.