Employer demand for skilled work force growing (Bradenton Herald)

By CHARLES SCHELLE — cschelle@bradenton.com BRADENTON — Florida’s top jobs chief is singing the praises of the state’s unemployment numbers, but knows there is more to be done. Jesse Panuccio, executive director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity,...

Surviving Hell’s Kitchen (My Fox Tampa Bay)

My Fox Tampa Bay stopped by Manatee Technical Institute recently to interview Culinary Instructor Chef Jamie Gregorich, who was on season nine of Hell’s Kitchen.  In the interview Jamie discussed what it was like being on the show and how life...

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...

MTI students earn contest’s top spot (Herald-Tribune)

For the 10th straight year, Manatee Technical Institute students won more medals than any other school in the nation at the 49th annual SkillsUSA Championship. MTI had 61 national champions and won 18 gold, 25 silver and 18 bronze...

New Career Open House!

Start A New Career In Optometric Assisting In Just 11 Months At Manatee Technical Institute! What will you do? Tour the classroom and see our technology in use Learn about class details Meet instructors and program counselors Meet with...

Digital Design student designs logo for Feed the Need

Students in Marina Proskurina’s Digital Design class were recently given an interesting challenge:  design a logo that graphically depicts the objective of an environmental  sustainability program funded through a grant from  State Farm,  called of the “Feed the Need”...

MTI inducted 25 into National Adult Education Honor Society

Twenty-five students were inducted into the National Adult Education Honor Society at Manatee Technical Institute last night.  The Manatee adult education program serves over 1,200 students.  The ones chosen for this honor were in the top two percent of...

MTI student wins honorable mention in Congressional art competition

Manatee Technical Institute student Marcos Aviles received an honorable mention in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.  Aviles is a high school student in the digital design program at MTI.  According to Aviles, a junior, “I wasn’t going to enter the...

MTI taps former HBPD chief as director (Bradenton Herald)

MANATEE — Manatee Technical Institute’s Law Enforcement Academy has appointed former Holmes Beach Police Chief Jay Romine as director, according to a news release. Romine’s first day on the job was Tuesday after his appointment was confirmed at Monday...

Romine new MTI Law Enforcement Academy director

Today is Jay Romine’s first day on the job as the new director of Manatee Technical Institute’s Law Enforcement Academy.  The recommendation to appoint him to the position was approved at last night’s School Board meeting.  The recently retired...

MTI wins at Florida SkillsUSA

(Bradenton, FL—May 6, 2013)   At an awards ceremony on May 3, Manatee Technical Institute presented 84 medals to the MTI students who won first, second or third at the 2013 Florida SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference, which was held...

BarCamp’s Sarasota-Bradenton Spring Conference (ABC 7 My Suncoast)

BRADENTON, Fla. — The BarCamp Sarasota-Bradenton Spring 2013 Conference event is being held at the Manatee Technical Institute’s new campus today, Saturday, May 4th, 2013. The BarCamp conference is one day of Riverwalk 2013 – a 4-day destination event...