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Stay at Home and Stay on Track 

Free College Planning Webinars

How can Mid-State help you stay safer at home while you stay on track to meeting your goals for college or career? Attend one or all of our free, live college planning webinars to find out. You’ll get all of your Mid-State questions answered, from transfer options to cost savings and more.

Our Stay at Home and Stay on Track webinars are free and will be delivered live as scheduled. Can’t attend at the scheduled time? Check back later to view the recording.

Adults

Eager to learn a new skill? Need a change or a path to advancement in your current career? Use your time at home to upskill through flexible courses that fit your lifestyle and interests. These webinars for adults are designed to walk you through the options and answer all of your questions. Attend one or all!

New Skills, New You

Adult Basic Education Resources and Career Awareness
Tuesday, May 5
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Nervous about continuing your education? Mid-State has several resources to get you back in the groove and ready to learn. Join us in this webinar to learn about adult resources and even tools to help you choose a career program that’s right for you.

Presenters:
Amber Stancher, Dean, Basic Education & Learning Resources
LeaAnn Turner, Instructional Technology & Virtual Learning Specialist

WATCH RECORDING: "NEW SKILLS, NEW YOU"

"NEW SKILLS, NEW YOU" FAQs

Your Experience and Service Matter

Veterans and Credit for Prior Experience
Thursday, May 7 
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Veteran and Mid-State graduate Dr. Alex Lendved shares her military experience and explains how credit for prior learning can benefit you in getting a head start in returning to school. 

Presenter: 
Dr. Alex Lendved, Campus Dean, Marshfield

WATCH RECORDING: "YOUR EXPERIENCE AND SERVICE MATTER"

"YOUR EXPERIENCE AND SERVICE MATTER" FAQs

Something for Everyone

Continuing Education for Professional Development or Enrichment
Tuesday, May 12
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Bored at home? Want to brush up on a skill or seeking professional development that will take your career to the next level? Or maybe you're just looking for something fun for yourself or the whole family. If so, try out a continuing education class!  

Presenters:     
Heather Grys-Luecht, Manager, Continuing Education

WATCH RECORDING: "SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE"

"SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE" FAQS

Develop Talent at Home through Contract Training

Contract Training and Sponsor a Scholar (for Businesses)
Thursday, May 14
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Employees working from home? Keep them engaged and develop their skills through customized training. Workforce Development Manager Craig Bernstein will provide business options to upskill your employees as they work remotely. 

Or maybe you’re looking to build your employee pipeline. Learn how you can sponsor a scholar. The Sponsor a Scholar program allows you to groom, train, and hire a student who will be committed to your organization. Foundation & Alumni Director Jill Steckbauer explains how this option will support your goals for employee retention.

Presenters: 
Craig Bernstein, Manager, Workforce Development 
Jill Steckbauer, Director, Foundation & Alumni

WATCH RECORDING: "DEVELOP TALENT AT HOME THROUGH CONTRACT TRAINING"

"DEVELOP TALENT AT HOME THROUGH CONTRACT TRAINING" FAQs
 

High School Students and Parents

During these uncertain times, many high school seniors are facing doubts about their plans for college away from home. But you don’t have to miss out on your first year of college. Mid-State Technical College is here to help, with a local, affordable option that lets you stay safer at home while you start working on your degree. Learn all about it in our webinars for high school students. Watch one or all!

Start Here. Transfer There.

Learn how Mid-State’s University Transfer Agreement can help you:

  • Stay close to home while working towards a bachelor’s degree.
  • Save up to $20,000 in tuition costs.

Presenter: 
Suzanne Rathe, Dean of General Education 

WATCH RECORDING: "START HERE. TRANSFER THERE."

"START HERE. TRANSFER THERE." FAQs

Same Goal. New Path.

Friday, April 24

Has your plan changed? Learn how Mid-State resources are designed to meet your needs while providing the full college experience.

Presenters: 
Stephanie Bender, Manager, Advising 
Natasha Miller, Manager, Student Life

WATCH RECORDING: "SAME GOAL. NEW PATH."

"SAME GOAL. NEW PATH." FAQs

Expand Your Knowledge. Enhance Your Savings.

Tuesday, April 28  

Do you have questions about the FAFSA? Are you wondering what scholarships are available for your program? Let Mid-State’s experts guide you through the federal financial aid application and upcoming scholarship window. 
 
Presenters:
Christina Lorge, Dean, Retention & Student Support
Jill Steckbauer, Director, Foundation & Alumni 

WATCH RECORDING: "EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE. ENHANCE YOUR SAVINGS."

"EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE. ENHANCE YOUR SAVINGS." FAQs

Next Steps

Ask. Decide. Apply.

Friday, May 1
By Appointment

Celebrate National Decision Day by getting answers to your questions and applying to Mid-State—for free. Meet one-on-one with an outreach coordinator for a virtual walk-through of next steps.

Outreach Coordinators: 
Schedule with Jackie Esselman, Manager, K–12 & Adult Recruitment
Schedule with Morgan Simon, College Outreach Coordinator
Schedule with Morgan Anderson, College Outreach Coordinator 

Questions

Contact Jackie Esselman.