Fourth Annual Tour of Kitchens

(Bradenton, FL, February 6, 2014)  The Manatee Technical Institute Foundation will hold its Fourth Annual Tour of Kitchens on Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Whitfield Estates neighborhood of Manatee County.  Guests will enjoy culinary...

MTI Law Enforcement Academy evening class graduation

The Manatee Technical Institute Law Enforcement Academy graduated six basic recruits from the evening program last night. The graduates were Robert J. French (class leader), Michael J. Barbosa, Ryan W. Biesterfeld, Humberto Noronha, Ronald E. Peterson, Jr., and Barry...

MTI Law Enforcement Academy approved as testing site

(Bradenton, FL—February 12, 2014) The Manatee Technical Institute Law Enforcement Academy has been approved as a testing site for the state exam that certifies law enforcement officers. The State Certification Examination for Law Enforcement is the required test to...

MTI Hosts Car Show to Raise Funds for Student Scholarships

Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles Will Vie for a Variety of Awards (Bradenton, FL—January 29, 2014) Students and faculty from the Manatee Technical Institute Automotive Service Technology and Auto Collision and Repair programs will team up with local businesses to...

MTI to offer Patient Care Tech class in Palmetto

(Bradenton, FL—December 13, 2013) Manatee Technical Institute will begin offering a Patient Care Technician class in Palmetto starting in January.  MTI is now accepting applications to the new program. The Patient Care Technician program prepares students for employment as...

MTI accepting registrations for winter enrichment classes

(Bradenton, FL—December 5, 2013) Manatee Technical Institute is now accepting registrations for its personal enrichment classes that begin in January.  These short-term, non-credit classes are open to all adults in the community for a nominal fee.  Educational background is...

MTI students redesign TIFF website

(Bradenton, FL—December 5, 2013) Manatee Technical Institute web design students Lizbeth Gonzalez and Daniel Ferrigon redesigned the “To Inform Families First” (TIFF) website http://toinformfamiliesfirst.org/ as a way to give back to the community. TIFF is a non-profit organization dedicated...

MTI is accepting enrollment for new evening classes

Electricity, Automotive, Business, Nail Tech (Bradenton, FL—November 20, 2013)  Manatee Technical Institute is accepting enrollment through December 12 for new, evening career-preparation programs: Electricity, Automotive Service Technician, Nail Technician, Administrative Office Specialist (Administrative Assistant), Medical Administrative Specialist, Legal Administrative...

MTI to hold 17TH Annual Chili Cook-off to benefit United Way

(Bradenton, FL—November 7, 2013) Manatee Technical Institute’s 17th Annual Chili Cook-Off will be held on November 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Students from each program will compete against each other to win the best chili designation.  Tickets...

First Responders Challenge Set For November 16, 2013

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...

Students’ First Feed the Need Harvest Benefits Local Charity

(Bradenton, FL—October 23, 2013) Braden River High School agriculture students will harvest 100 heads of lettuce and donate them to the Salvation Army at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, October 24.  The Salvation Army will be there to receive the...

Meet the Instructor: Marina Proskurina, Award-winning Photographer

Whose Art Work will be Published in a National Magazine to Lead Discussion on 10/23 (Bradenton, FL—October 16, 2013)  The Professional Photographer of America magazine will soon publish Wings of Galaxy, one of the creative works of Marina Proskurina,...

MTI culinary arts student awarded trip to Vietnam

(Bradenton, FL – October 10, 2013)  Dante Valenzuela, a culinary arts student at Manatee Technical Institute, was awarded an all-expenses-paid trip to Vietnam to assist with next year’s Village de Chefs in Hanoi.  The group of distinguished chefs from...

MTI orthopedic tech program earns NAOT recognition

(Bradenton, FL—October 1, 2013)  The National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists has approved the Orthopedic Technology Program at Manatee Technical Institute for recognition status. Only eight orthopedic technology programs in the United States are NAOT recognized. The association’s Educational Programs...

SkillsUSA citizenship project

MTI students Lesvia Franco and Sebastian Martines pose with instructors Barbara Lasser and Vera Bourenina after participating in a SkillsUSA citizenship project.  The digital video class created a DVD of Franco, Martines and Bourenina sharing what it meant to...

Parisian-trained chefs coming to MTI

October 8 & 9, Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida Rendez vous with “Village de Chefs” A unique, prestigious and convivial event with chefs from around the globe (Paris, France and Sarasota-Bradenton, FL — September 19, 2013) Twenty French Chefs and pastry chefs...

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...

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...