MTC students take 1st place at state Ford/AAA auto skills competition

(Bradenton, FL—April 30, 2015)  Manatee Technical College students Dylan Jones and Tim Thompson took first place in the 2015 Florida Ford/AAA Auto Skills competition. Thompson and Jones are high school seniors who are dually enrolled at Manatee Technical College...

Photography Class at Manatee Technical College starts May 5

(Bradenton, FL—April 17, 2015)  Manatee Technical College will offer Photography 101 at the Main Campus on State Road 70 as a non-credit adult enrichment classes.  Master Photographer Carmen Schettino will teach how to get the maximum creative use and...

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,”...