Manatee Technical College students advance to nationals

Three Manatee Technical College students will advance to HOSA national competition after placing in the top three of their events at the state competition for future health professionals. Ajay Jadeja, Dental Assisting Student, placed first in Dental Terminology; Megan...

Manatee Technical College dominates at Regional SkillsUSA

Manatee Technical College students dominated the 2015 Region 6 Florida SkillsUSA competitions.  MTC students won 64 Gold, 25 Silver, and 17 Bronze medals.  With 106 medals, MTC again won more medals than any other school in the region.   Six tech...

Romine Elected Chairman

Jay Romine, director of the Florida Law Enforcement Academy at Manatee Technical College, has been elected chairman of the Criminal Justice Training Center Directors Association for the State of Florida.   The Law Enforcement Academy at MTC is one...

Photo 101 Begins Soon

Manatee Technical College will offer Photography 101 for a total of 10 classes that begin Tuesday, March 3, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., as well as one on Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to noon at MTC’s Main...

New GED® prep class to be offered at MTC Main Campus

A GED® Test Preparation class will be offered at the Manatee Technical College (formerly Manatee Technical Institute) main campus beginning January 22, 2015. Enrollment specifically for the new class will be held on Thursday, January 15 from noon to...

First Graduates of Manatee Technical College

First graduates of Manatee Technical College (Bradenton, FL—December 19, 2014)     The Dental Assisting Technology and Management Program graduated 15 students on December 11, 2014.  Their Pinning Ceremony was held on December 15 in Cantrell Hall of the Main Campus....

Welding Visits Pierce Manufacturing

Students and instructors from Manatee Tech’s welding program visited Pierce Manufacturing to learn about careers there.

MTI is now Manatee Technical College!

Manatee Technical Institute is now Manatee Technical College.  The name change passed unanimously as a consent agenda item at the December 9, 2014, School Board meeting.  As soon as it passed, Board Member Mary Cantrell asked everyone in the audience...

Students help people in need at Hope Portraits

Manatee Tech barbering student Charles Green trims a boy’s hair at the annual Hope Portrait event at the First Baptist Church in Bradenton on Saturday.  Over 40 Manatee Tech students volunteered offering hair cuts, styles, make-up and nail services...

Forbes named 2014 Best Instructor by industry group

Brian Forbes, an air conditioning, heating and refrigeration instructor at Manatee Technical Institute, has earned the title of 2014 Best Instructor by The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration NEWS and the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).  The...

Dental Clinic for Migrant Children this Friday

Project Contact: Esperanza Gamboa, 941.751.7900, x 1045, gamboae@manateeschools.net   Manatee Technical Institute’s Farmworker Education and Services Program will host the Passport to Wellness Dental Project in partnership with MTI’s Dental Assisting Program.  Schoolchildren enrolled in the School District of...

Students make a difference at Stand Down

Cosmetology, barber, and nail technician students from Manatee Technical Institute gave 86 haircuts and 37 manicures to participants in the Stand Down for Veterans and the homeless on Saturday at the Manatee County Fairgrounds. “It’s important to give back,”...

FIRST RESPONDERS CHALLENGE SET FOR NOVEMBER 1, 2014

Emergency! Quick…Dial 911! When firefighters, police officers or EMTs arrive and take control you aren’t thinking about how they acquired their skills, stay strong and agile with minds completely focused. You just want their help. Now you can watch...

Bland elected president of American Dental Assistants Association

Kim Bland, Manatee Technical Institute, has been elected president of the American Dental Assistants Association. Robin Chacon-Primous, a Manatee Tech graduate, was selected as student trustee of the national organization. Bland is the first person in the 90-year history...

Down with Diabetes

 “Down with Diabetes,” a health literacy program developed by Manatee Technical Institute and funded by Florida Blue via the Florida Literacy Coalition, is in full swing in the upper level classes of English for Speakers of Other Languages at...

Meyers nominated for Education-Workforce Partner Award

Martha Meyers, Manatee Technical Institute, has been nominated for the 2014 Education-Workforce Partner Award by CareerSource Suncoast (CSS). One of the requirements for the award nomination is that the individual is a “champion for workforce collaboration.”  “Martha has been...

Manatee Tech students volunteer for United Way Day of Caring

Alaa Frijah, a Manatee Technical Institute student in the Computer Network Support Services program, volunteered with his class for the United Way Day of Caring on October 2.  Their assigned project was painting a large fence in Bradenton’s Village of the Arts.  Frijah,...

Manatee Tech to host FL Farmworker Career Development Conference

Manatee Technical Institute will host the 2014 Florida Farmworker Career Development Conference October 8 to 10, with pre-conference meetings scheduled for October 7.   Rod Duckworth, Chancellor for the Division of Career and Adult Education, Florida Department of Education, will...