Conferences and Seminars

Continuing Education Conferences and Seminars

NTC offers a wide variety of conferences and seminars for your professional development and continuing education needs.  NTC offers the ability to host your conference or seminar, and we are dedicated to meet the continuing education needs for any field. From planning, to registration, to day of the event coordination, we handle it all.

Agriculture Leadership Academy

August 11 & 12

Are you interested in a career in agriculture? Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is offering an Agriculture Leadership Academy that will teach you about current leadership concepts while also providing the chance to learn about your own personal leadership traits.

 Who should attend the NTC Agriculture Academy:

  • Current high school students looking at agriculture as a career
  • Students taking transcripted credit in agriculture from NTC
  • Students currently involved in their local FFA chapter
  • Agriculture Youth Apprenticeship students
When: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: NTC Farm
Cost: $20


K-12 Summer Technology Workshop

August 5, 2014
This workshop provides an opportunity for K-12 professionals to learn new and innovative ways to use technology in their classrooms. Through the use of large group sessions, small breakout sessions and facilitated group time, learners will explore cutting edge classroom and presentation tools, ways to integrate mobile technology into the classroom, how to engage students beyond the classroom and new Web 2.0 tools. Attendees will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with these tools at the event.
Breakout Session Details:
Blogs, Websites, and Wikis....Oh My!
Learn how blogs, websites, and wikis will enhance the learning in your classroom, keep you connected with families and students in and out of the classroom, and connect you to other educators around the country.  Begin building your own online tools to meet the needs of your classroom!  Please bring a laptop.
Have YOU Gone Google?
We will take a basic look at Google, the various components of Google and its use in the classroom.  We will set up Google Docs with folders and
using forms in the classroom.  Take a trip with Google Maps and how to incorporate them in various aspects of subjects you teach. Not sure what
is due when?  Why not make a date with Google Calendar to create classroom deadlines and assignments and much more.  Join us as we take a journey
through some of what Google can offer and get you on your way to a Google Classroom.
Be a Student in an iPad Classroom
Teachers will experience learning like a student using iPads as an instructional tool. Teachers will participate in a lesson that focuses on collaboration, creation and access to information using iPads. Discussion will center around how the technology integration improved content knowledge, engagement, and assessment. Content is designed for grades 6-12, but activities and strategies can be applied to K-5. Please bring your own iPad.
When: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: NTC Wausau Campus
            Room E101
Cost: $49


Kiln Drying Seminar

August 11-14, 2014
The workshop is packed with valuable and important information for kiln operators and managers. The variety and quality of the
information make this a must attend event. The workshop will focus on drying systems, controlling lumber quality, species specific drying,
wood structure and drying science. Over twenty breakout topics will be covered to help you maintain a successful kiln operation.
Monday, August 11: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 12: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m..
Wednesday, August 13: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 14: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Price: $400 for Great Lakes Kiln Drying Association Members
          $450 for Non-Members
Location: NTC Antigo Campus
August 14-15, 2014
This is a seminar for those who not only seek to understand the theory behind wood drying, but also want to receive practical, proven and
economical ways to improve their own drying operations. The workshop is packed with valuable and important information that will help you better
understand the drying process and help make your operations more efficient. It will focus on advanced concepts led by industry
expert Dr. Eugene Wengert and his vast knowledge of the wood products industry. The focus will be on the advanced drying concepts
that will improve your operation and overall wood quality.
Thursday, August 14: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, August 15: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Price: $100 for Great Lakes Kiln Drying Association Members
          $125 for Non-Members
Location: NTC Antigo Campus

L2 Learn-Lead

October 10, 2014

Leaders are always looking for opportunities to learn, but every leader has little time to spare. L2: Learn – Lead is the new simulcast event designed to breathe new life into leadership through world-class speakers – in a convenient, half-day format.

Why Attend:

Inspiring & Enriching:
L2: Learn – Lead is designed to deliver the very best in leadership content to inspire and motivate everyone who attends. 

Convenient & Affordable:
L2 brings the conference experience to you – in a convenient half-day format, making it the affordable solution to the challenge of minimizing time and travel costs.

Empowering & Networking:
Grow your own leadership as you connect with other influencers in your local community. Expand your network with relationships that produce tangible results.

When: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: NTC Wausau campus - Center for Health Sciences
Cost: $49

Medical Assistant Conference

Date: October 11, 2014
Times: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: NTC Wausau Center for Health Sciences Auditorium
Cost: $49
For more information:
• Email
• Call 715.675.3331 and press 1
Breakfast and lunch will be served.
This program has been submitted for six CEUs through the American Association of Medical Assistants.

WSUP Conference

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday Night Scanning Event at Grand Lodge Waterpark Resort
Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at NTC Wausau Center for Health Sciences Auditorium
Cost: $149 - Early Bird Special - Register by October 17
         $169 - After October 17
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