Priorities

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.

WTCS Ambassador Program

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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 as staff work remotely. Work with Public Health agencies is ongoing.

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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 statement on Governor's 2021-23 Budget

Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) President Dr. Morna K. Foy issued the following statement on Governor Tony Evers' 2021-23 biennial budget:

Ascendium grant will help close equity gaps

Madison, WI – Ascendium Education Group has awarded the next round of grants from its $10 million Maintain Momentum for Student Success Initiative, including a $150,000 grant to the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS).

Wisconsin's technical, private colleges sign historic transfer agreement

Madison, WI – The thousands of students seeking to transfer credits from a Wisconsin technical college to one of the state’s private, nonprofit colleges and universities will have a much easier time in the future thanks to a historic, comprehensive agreement.