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Immokalee Technical College Partners with Florida Department of Education for New Workforce Education Initiative

Get There positions career and technical education as a solution to workforce needs


Immokalee Technical College (iTECH) is excited to join forces with the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) for a new workforce education initiative aimed at raising awareness of short-term career and technical education programs. Get There Florida highlights the key benefits of the programs available locally in Southwest Florida and to all Floridians statewide.


“We are extremely excited about this statewide marketing initiative to help Floridians connect with outstanding training that leads directly to careers. The Get There initiative is a perfect example of the State Department of Education’s commitment to workforce training to make Florida number one in the country in providing a highly skilled workforce.” – Dorin Oxender, Director


Career and technical education, often referred to as “CTE,” serves as a critical component in preparing individuals for occupations important to Florida’s economic development. Program offerings are organized into 17 career paths and are geared toward middle school, high school, district technical school, and Florida College System students throughout the state.


Get There accelerates student success, preparing them for their future and ensuring a talented workforce,” said Kathy Hebda, Chancellor of the Florida College System. “With 28 state colleges and 48 technical colleges and centers spanning the state, there is a program for everyone. Whether you’ve recently experienced job loss, graduated high school, or are simply looking for a career change or opportunity to stack your credentials into a degree, we want to help you Get There.”


At iTECH, students can enroll in an in-demand, high-quality workforce program, move quickly, and gain critical skills needed in Southwest Florida essential and emerging industries. Programs include:



“Career and technical education matters more than ever,” said Henry Mack, Chancellor for Career, Technical, and Adult Education. “Get There raises awareness about CTE and helps everyone envision the power of a workforce training opportunity for professional and personal well-being. By connecting students to high-value credentials at our state colleges, we will be sure to reach our goal of becoming #1 in workforce education by 2030.”


At, Floridians can learn more about CTE and workforce training programs available at state and technical colleges, align their interests with a career path, and connect with their local institution to enroll.



Big Bus Event at iTECH College in Immokalee

A big thank you to Culinary, Nursing, Medical Coding/Billing, and Automotive staff and students for coming out in support of the Big Bus Event at the Health Department this past Saturday, October 3, 2015. Culinary gave out healthy pizza, Nursing did blood pressure and heart rate checks, Medical Coding and Billing checked everyone in, and Automotive did healthy car inspections. It was a big success and you guys represented iTECH well. Great job!

Welcome to Our New Website


iTECH – Immokalee Technical Center has a new website! The new website launched on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. The website is fully “responsive”, meaning it will adjust to all devices including phones, tablets, computers, and even smart TV’s. The website is continually getting updated and more images, videos, and information will be uploaded in the weeks to come! The website was designed and set up by the Multimedia Design program here at iTECH.

iTECH College Starts Monday


It’s the start of another school year and iTECH has a new name, Immokalee Technical College. On Monday, August 17, 2015 students join instructors for another fantastic school year at iTECH. The campus is clean and the classrooms are ready for students to arrive Monday at 8 am. We are looking forward to a great first day! (Picture above: iTECH Campus Coutyard)

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