MATC to Host ‘Casa Abierta,” a Virtual (English-Spanish) Bilingual Open House, Thursday, March 25

Ginny Gnadt, Public Relations Coordinator, gnadtv@MATC.EDU

March 12, 2021

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Area Technical College will host “Casa Abierta,” a virtual, bilingual (English-Spanish) open house for prospective students and their families, from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 25. 

Students will hear from Naydeen Gonzalez-De Jesus, MATC’s new executive vice president of student success; meet with bilingual program instructors; and get information about bilingual programs, including college-level programs, GED/HSED programs and English as a Second Language classes. Visitors can also learn about support services for bilingual students, including financial aid and scholarships, such as DACA Plus.

MATC offers bilingual programs including:

  • Bilingual Office Assistant

  • Child Care Services

  • Preschool Certificate

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Dietary Manager Certificate

  • Medical Interpreter

  • Nursing Assistant

  • Dental Assistant

  • ESL (English as a Second Language)


For more information and to register, visit

Wisconsin’s largest technical college and one of the most diverse two-year institutions in the Midwest, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a key driver of southeastern Wisconsin’s economy and has provided innovative education in the region since 1912. Nearly 35,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses and community-based sites or learn online. MATC offers affordable and accessible education and training opportunities that empower and transform lives in the community. The college offers more than 150 academic programs; and transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees with more than 35 four-year colleges and universities. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.