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The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) is the coordinating and oversight body for Wisconsin’s 16 public, two-year technical colleges that prepare students to thrive in the face of rapid changes in the workplace, creating economic vitality for individuals, employers and communities throughout the state.


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students enroll each year


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of technical college graduates are employed within six months of graduation


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of employers surveyed said a local technical college was important to the overall success of their business

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Learn what drives the Wisconsin Technical College System

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Since 1911, the Wisconsin Technical College System does more than meet the current job needs of our community and our students. We assess current workforce trends and keep the pulse of our employers to develop our students’ skills for the jobs of tomorrow.

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WTCS Board Re-elects Officers

The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Board re-elected its officers at the July 13 Board meeting hosted by Western Technical College in La Crosse.

Statement from System President Foy on Governor Evers’ investment in Fox Valley Technical College’s workforce innovation

The Wisconsin Technical College System thanks Governor Evers, Secretary Hughes and Secretary Pechacek for the $3.5 million investment in workforce innovation at Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) through a partnership with Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin. WTCS colleges work closely with community-based organizations and employers in their areas to determine employer needs and provide a highly skilled workforce.

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Five colleges receive Workforce Innovation Grants
NTC partners with Hmong American Center to award first responder scholarship
Gateway IT student credits instructors with helping her through a successful career change
Blackhawk's Rock Externship Program matches educators with companies to shadow specific occupations

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System Office

The Wisconsin Technical College System Office (System Office) is the administrative and coordinating agency of the WTCS Board. It helps ensure quality, accountability and efficiency.

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District Boards

WTCS operates under a shared governance model, with responsibility for operations and oversight shared by the WTCS Board (System Board) and 16 District Boards.

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2021-22 WTCS FactBook Student Data COVER

Fact Book: Student Data

The WTCS Fact Book: Student Data includes information about headcount and Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) student enrollments, program and apprenticeship outcomes information, and student demographic data.

Read the publication online here or download using the links below.

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