From application to graduation, receive the support you need for a better future! Our counselors help students with career assessment and selection, coordinate campus visits and tours and more. Contact a counselor below to get started.

Jessie Garcia – West Campus

Program(s): Day GED, Career Pathways Lead, CareerSource, Online GED, High Schools
941.209.6800 x 2193

Amy Gates – East Campus

Program(s): Medical Administrative Specialist, Medical Coder/Biller, Medical Assisting, Optometric Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technology
941.752.8100 x 2032

Joanne Larson – West Campus

Program(s): Evening ESL, Evening GED, Goodwill, Manatee Libraries, One Blood Drive, MTC Field Trips, Safety Committee
941.209.6800 x 2193

Kathy Matthews – East Campus

Program(s): Dental Assisting, Patient Care Technician, Practical Nursing, Nursing Assisting
941.752.8100 x 2127

Lesley Chevalier – East Campus

Program(s): Florida Law Enforcement Academy
941.751.8100 x 2134

Luisa Betancourt – West Campus

Program(s): Day ESL, ESL at Daughtrey Elementary, Lutheran Services. Online ESL, ELCATE Program
941.209.6800 x 2193

Mark Toler – East Campus

Program(s): Emergency Medical Technician, Fire Fighting, Paramedic, FireFighter/EMT Combined
941.752.8100 x 2134

Roderick Mitchell – Main Campus

Program(s): Advanced Manufacturing & Production Technology, Advanced Welding, Digital Design, Digital Photography Technology, Drafting, Electrician, Electronic Technology, Industrial Technology, Machining Technologies, All Evening Programs
941.751.7900 x 1032

Terri Parrish – Main Campus

Program(s): Accounting Operations, Administrative Office Specialist, Legal Administrative Specialist, Computer Systems & Information Technology, Massage Therapy, Network Support Services, Web Development, Welding Technology; Advanced Esthetician, Barbering, Cosmetology, Facials Specialty; Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, GED
941.751.7900 x 1033

Xela Brutus – Main Campus

Program(s): Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Technology, Automotive Collision Technology Technician, Automotive Service Technology, Baking & Pastry Arts, Building Trades & Construction Design Technology, Carpentry, Commercial Foods & Culinary Arts, Digital Video Technology, Marine Service Technology, Major Appliance Technology, Plumbing Technology
941.751.7900 x 1034