MTI to host 9/11 remembrances and blood drive

(Bradenton, FL—September 6, 2013) Manatee Technical Institute will honor the American spirit in remembrance of 9/11 at both the Main and East Campuses on Wednesday, September 11. EAST CAMPUS:  MTI East and the Lakewood Ranch Community Activities group will...

Employer demand for skilled work force growing (Bradenton Herald)

By CHARLES SCHELLE — cschelle@bradenton.com BRADENTON — Florida’s top jobs chief is singing the praises of the state’s unemployment numbers, but knows there is more to be done. Jesse Panuccio, executive director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity,...

Surviving Hell’s Kitchen (My Fox Tampa Bay)

My Fox Tampa Bay stopped by Manatee Technical Institute recently to interview Culinary Instructor Chef Jamie Gregorich, who was on season nine of Hell’s Kitchen.  In the interview Jamie discussed what it was like being on the show and how life...

MTI Law Enforcement Academy graduation

The Manatee Technical Institute Law Enforcement Academy graduated eight basic recruits last night. Class leader Graham W. Cook presented Academy Director Jay Romine with the class plaque.  Two of four special awards went to Cook for Class Leader and...

Need a job? Learn to weld (Herald-Tribune)

By Michael Pollick As Southwest Florida sheds the last vestiges of the Great Recession — with a resurgence in the manufacturing and the housing industries — a long slumbering problem affecting businesses is being felt once again. You have...

MTI students earn contest’s top spot (Herald-Tribune)

For the 10th straight year, Manatee Technical Institute students won more medals than any other school in the nation at the 49th annual SkillsUSA Championship. MTI had 61 national champions and won 18 gold, 25 silver and 18 bronze...

MTI Wins Most SkillsUSA Medals 10th year in a row!

For the tenth straight year, Manatee Technical Institute students won more medals than any other school in the nation at the 49th Annual SkillsUSA Championships in Kansas City. To put it in perspective, there are about 10,000 school districts...

MTI students leave for SkillsUSA Nationals

MTI’s students left for Kansas City on Sunday to compete in the National SkillsUSA Championships.  SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled...

Industry Expert Shares His Expertise With Hospitality & Tourism Students

Gary Fee is President and Chairman of Outside Sales Support Network (OSSN), an industry trade association that provides education and training programs for travel industry professionals including Travel Agents, Home Based Travel Agencies, Contractor Sellers of Travel, and Outside...

New Career Open House!

Start A New Career In Optometric Assisting In Just 11 Months At Manatee Technical Institute! What will you do? Tour the classroom and see our technology in use Learn about class details Meet instructors and program counselors Meet with...

Digital Design student designs logo for Feed the Need

Students in Marina Proskurina’s Digital Design class were recently given an interesting challenge:  design a logo that graphically depicts the objective of an environmental  sustainability program funded through a grant from  State Farm,  called of the “Feed the Need”...

MTI inducted 25 into National Adult Education Honor Society

Twenty-five students were inducted into the National Adult Education Honor Society at Manatee Technical Institute last night.  The Manatee adult education program serves over 1,200 students.  The ones chosen for this honor were in the top two percent of...

MTI student wins honorable mention in Congressional art competition

Manatee Technical Institute student Marcos Aviles received an honorable mention in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.  Aviles is a high school student in the digital design program at MTI.  According to Aviles, a junior, “I wasn’t going to enter the...