Katie Wagner Robert joins Lakeland's Central Wisconsin Center
Adult Education - posted on 7/22/2010
Katie Wagner Roberts has been named director of Lakeland College's Central Wisconsin Center.
Lakeland's Central Wisconsin Center is located at Mid-State Technical College, 500 32nd St. N, in Wisconsin Rapids. Classes are also held at Mid-State Technical College, 2600 W. 5th St., in Marshfield.
Wagner Roberts will lead day-to-day operations at the center, including student recruitment and retention, hiring instructors and scheduling classes.
"I'm looking forward to working with the staff who has been so dedicated to getting the message about Lakeland College out to the central Wisconsin area," Wagner Roberts said. "I'm excited about working with students to help them not just envision the future, but to work toward their goals and achieve them."
Wagner Roberts comes to Lakeland from Illinois where she was a youth development educator with the University of Illinois Extension office in the Northeast Region and in McHenry County, Ill., for 10 years.
She previously worked as 4-H youth development agent for the UW Extension office in Adams County, and a cooperative education instructor and senior clerk at the learning resource center at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Ill.
She has a master of science in education, focusing on adult/continuing education from Northern Illinois University and a bachelor's in radio/TV/film from UW-Oshkosh. She earned a graduate certificate in e-learning and online teaching from UW-Stout this past April.
Lakeland's Central Wisconsin Center offers an undergraduate bachelor of arts degree in accounting, business management, computer science, criminal justice, healthcare management, marketing and specialized administration. Master's degrees in business administration and counseling are also available.
Registration for fall courses begins the week of July 26. For more information, contact the Central Wisconsin Center at (715) 422-5583 or visit lakeland.edu/adult on the web. Classes are one night a week, and most Lakeland degrees and classes are available online or through Lakeland's BlendEd® format.
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