Saturday – November 18, 2017



In the 1970s, the Wisconsin Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education (VTAE) system began with expansion of Milwaukee Technical College (MTC) throughout Milwaukee County, southern Ozaukee County, and part of Washington County. The college became known as Milwaukee Area Technical College.

  • Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 1970s.

  • Satellite campuses, like this one in Port Washington, were consolidated when the Mequon Campus opened in 1976.

  • College officials check on the progress of the Mequon Campus in 1975.

  • The Mequon Campus has served the north region for 36 years.

  • Students grow healthy, vibrant plants in the Mequon Campus greenhouse. The 200,000 square-foot campus includes extensive grounds for MATC's horticulture programs.

  • A wind turbine supplies power to the Mequon Campus.

  • Groundbreaking for the West Allis Campus's first addition, 1970s.

  • The 1970s campus addition (on the left) melds with the former West Allis Vocational School.

  • Activity area for the West Allis Campus's Children's Center.

  • Oak Creek Campus, 1976.

  • The Stormers baseball team plays its home games at the Oak Creek Campus.

  • The Center for Energy and Conservation and Advanced Manufacturing (ECAM) opened at the Oak Creek Campus in 2008.