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...

Congratulations to Martha Meyers!

Martha Meyers, Manatee Technical Institute, was named co-chair of the CareerSource Suncoast Skills Development Council at the September meeting.  Meyers was named co-chair of the council with Mark DeHaan of Sun Trust Bank.

Manatee Tech wins two Keep Manatee Beautiful awards

Manatee Technical Institute won two Keep Manatee Beautiful awards at the 17th annual awards celebration on September 18 in Lakewood Ranch. The Digital Video Production students won the Media Community Relations award for their creation of a public service...

Record number of Manatee Tech students gave blood on 9/11

Zachary Carden, a 24-year-old carpentry student at Manatee Technical Institute, donated blood during a memorial blood drive at the main campus on 9/11.  He was one of 111 MTI students and staff who donated over the two-day drive.  “The 9/11 blood drive always has the largest...

Sugar Cubed: One of the Freshest Businesses in Southwest Florida

Sugar Cubed, 1506 13th St. W., Bradenton. The bakery is owned by Dana Johnson, who spent five years as a certified executive pastry chef at Manatee Technical Institute and has received the Best Chef’s America award. Cappuccino streusel muffins, key...

9/11 Day at Manatee Tech: Blood Drive

Manatee Tech will hold a 9/11 blood drive at the Main Campus 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, September 10 and 11. The goal of the blood drive is to provide a positive way for everyone to...

Air Products thanks Manatee Tech with a donation to help students

(Bradenton, FL—August 29, 2014)  Air Products Plant Manager, Mark Evans, stopped by Manatee Technical Institute on Friday to bring two checks to express appreciation and support to Manatee Tech.  The school has been training welders for Air Products for...

Instructor Work Selected in International Competition

Marina Proskurina, digital design instructor at Manatee Technical Institute, has earned two Merit Awards from the 2014 International Professional Photographers Association competition for one of her images, “Kaleidoscope.” This image was selected for the distinct honor of inclusion in...

Welding Program Earns Accreditation as AWS Test Facility

The Manatee Technical Institute Welding Department has earned accreditation from the American Welding Society, making Manatee Tech an Accredited Test Facility for AWS. What it means is that companies in the region who need welders certified to meet contract...

MTI Law Enforcement Academy Graduation

The Manatee Technical Institute Law Enforcement Academy graduated nine basic recruits last night. The graduates were Tyler J. Ackerman (class leader), Michael W. Fisher, Jr., Justin M. Garza, Robert J. Gwodz, Taylor M. Ledford, Nico S. Lee, Bertin D....

Auto Grad Earns Most ASE Certifications in 50-year History of School

Automotive Service Technology student Joachin Ochoa is graduating from Manatee Technical Institute on June 29 with the distinction of earning the greatest number of ASE certifications of any student in the school’s 50-year history. His MTI certificate and ASE certifications...