MATC to Host ‘Casa Abierta,” a Virtual Open House in Spanish About Bilingual Programs Nov. 4

Ginny Gnadt, MATC public relations coordinator,

October 27, 2021

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Area Technical College will host “Casa Abierta,” a virtual open house in Spanish about MATC bilingual programs for prospective students and their families, from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4.

Students will hear from Eva Martinez Powless, MATC’s chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer along with student and alumni panelists; 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 offered through the Office of Bilingual Education, the Education Center at Walker’s Square and our community partner sites, including:

Bilingual Office Assistant

Child Care Services

Early Childhood Education

Dental Assistant

Dietary Manager Certificate

ESL (English as a Second Language)


Medical Interpreter

Nursing Assistant

Preschool Certificate

For more information and to register, visit or call MATC’s Recruitment Office, 414-297-6228,

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. More than 30,000 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 170 academic programs; and transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees with more than 40 four-year colleges and universities. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.