Midwest Technical Institute - Quad Cities

Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) is a year round Technical / Vocational School. MTI strives to be a This helps to give a student real world working knowledge.

Midwest Technical Institute is a year-round Technical/Vocational School striving to be a leader in promoting student learning and achievement in the Allied Health and Mechanical Trade fields. A large part of each students time here will be spent learning hands-on in workshops and labs and on site through externships. Our programs lengths are designed to get you out and into the work force in 9 mon

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Student scholarships opportunities in the Quad Cities 12/07/2023

MTI students: IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union has opened applications for the "Cash for Class" Scholarship! πŸŽ“πŸ’°

IHMVCU is offering $30,000 in scholarships to local vocational and technical school students who stand out in the classroom and stand up in their communities!

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! The deadline to apply is February 29th, 2024.

Learn more about the scholarship and how to apply here:

Student scholarships opportunities in the Quad Cities Need help paying for school? IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union can help.

12/02/2023

Congratulations to MTI's December Student of the Month: Maria Perez of the Cosmetology Program! πŸ’‡πŸ’…

Maria started at MTI in July 2023 and is expected to graduate from the program in July 2024. Her Instructor Ellie DeLaere
shared why she nominated Maria for Student of the Month:

🌟 Positive Attitude: "Mara is always taking clients happily. You can tell she is eager to learn."

🌟 Respect: "Maria is always respectful and takes constructive criticism well. She has also become an amazing leader and Student Ambassador."

🌟 Initiative: "She is always at school."

🌟 Dedication: "She is consistently working when she is here."

🌟 Excellence: "Maria is the total package. She is smart, kind, beautiful, respectful, caring, empathetic, driven, and self-motivated."

Congratulations Maria! πŸ™ŒπŸ₯³πŸŽ‰

MTI would like to extend our gratitude for your commitment to your career training and for demonstrating our core values of P.R.I.D.E (Positive Attitude, Respect, Initiative, Dedication, and Excellence.)

12/01/2023

Congratulations to MTI's recent Phlebotomy Course graduates: Olivia, Aysar, Irene, and Montgomery!πŸ™ŒπŸ’‰

MTI is proud of each of you, and wishes you all the best on the next steps of your career journey! πŸ‘

Learn more about MTI’s Phlebotomy Course: https://www.midwesttech.edu/programs/phlebotomy-course/

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MTI challenged students to dust off their creative skills for the Turkey Coloring Contest to promote the Thanksgiving spirit leading up to the holiday break.πŸ¦ƒπŸ‚

And the winners are...

πŸ₯‡ Maxwell Pannell of the HVAC/R Technician Program!

πŸ₯ˆ Tatiyana Gambleton of the Dental Assisting Program!

Congratulations, you two! Thank you to everyone who participated!πŸ’™

11/22/2023

Reminder: Campus will be closed Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th.

Happy Thanksgiving from MTI!
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11/10/2023

MTI celebrated Hot Cocoa Day today!β˜•πŸ«

Students and staff enjoyed the warm sweet treat to mark the coming of colder weather.❄️

Thank you to everyone who participated and helped distribute the cocoa!

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Thank you to everyone who participated in Explore Your Career Night! πŸ™Œ

Career Night is a hands-on, interactive event for high school seniors to experience firsthand what it's like to attend MTI. Seniors were able to:

βœ”οΈ Get hands-on experience in the program they're interested in

βœ”οΈ Meet MTI instructors

βœ”οΈ Tour the campus, including labs and classrooms

βœ”οΈ Learn about how MTI supports our students and prepares them for success

βœ”οΈ Meet with Financial Aid

Stay tuned as we prepare to share information for next year's events!

Photos from Midwest Technical Institute - Quad Cities's post 11/07/2023

MTI is proud to announce the November winners of the Changing Lives Champion award!πŸŽ‰πŸ†

To become a Changing Lives Champion, employees must consistently demonstrate one of the MTI Core Values:

βœ”οΈPositive Attitude

βœ”οΈRespect

βœ”οΈInitiative

βœ”οΈDedication

βœ”οΈExcellence

βœ”οΈPride

Congratulations to our very own Quad Cities Changing Lives Champion, Stacey Hall!πŸ’™

MTI would like to extend our gratitude for your commitment to changing lives and helping students begin their career journeys!

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Congratulations to MTI's November Student of the Month: Katelyn Hunter of the Dental Assisting Program! 🦷

Katelyn started at MTI in August 2023 and is expected to graduate from the program in April 2024. Her Instructor Alina Diaz shared why she nominated Katelyn for Student of the Month:

🌟 Positive Attitude: "Katelyn shows up in a good mood every day, plus she is early every day."

🌟 Respect: "Her happiness is infectious. She will clean in the lab without being told."

🌟 Initiative: "She takes initiative with her school work."

🌟 Dedication: "Before this, Katelyn earned her associate degree and plans to become a dentist."

🌟 Excellence: "Katelyn has maintained a 95% GPA or higher since she started at MTI."

Congratulations Katelyn! πŸ™ŒπŸ₯³πŸŽ‰

MTI would like to extend our gratitude for your commitment to your career training and for demonstrating our core values of P.R.I.D.E (Positive Attitude, Respect, Initiative, Dedication, and Excellence.)

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Congratulations MTI graduates! πŸŽ“πŸ™Œ

MTI's Fall graduation ceremony was held on October 20th at Vibrant Arena at The Mark to recognize students for successfully completing their career training.

It was an opportunity to honor the Pride, Positive Attitude, Respect, Initiative, Dedication, & Excellence these students demonstrated during their time at MTI.

MTI wishes you all the best as you start your new careers! We hope you continue to change lives with the skills you've learned. πŸ’™

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Happy Halloween from MTI!πŸŽƒπŸ‘»

This year, MTI celebrated with many activities, such as costume contests and a scavenger hunt!

Congratulations to first place winner Stacey Hall as an elf and second place winner Ivey Earl as ElastiGirl from The Incredibles!

Everyone looked awesome in their costumes. Thank you to those who participated!πŸ’™

10/12/2023

Attention graduates: The RSVP deadline for MTI's Fall Graduation is TOMORROW, October 13th!πŸŽ‰ πŸ™Œ

If you would like to participate in the Fall Graduation ceremony, here's what you need to know:

πŸ—“οΈ Date: October 20th, 2023

⏩ Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure we have your spots reserved: [email protected] or 309-277-7954

πŸŽ“ Order your cap and gown online here: https://graduationoutlet.com/mti-moline.html

πŸ•– Time: Ceremony begins at 6:00PM

🏫 Location: Vibrant Arena at The Mark, 1201 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265
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10/10/2023

Attention graduates: The RSVP deadline for MTI's Fall Graduation is this Friday, October 13th!πŸŽ‰ πŸ™Œ

If you would like to participate in the Fall Graduation ceremony, here's what you need to know:

πŸ—“οΈ Date: October 20th, 2023

⏩ Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure we have your spots reserved: [email protected] or 309-277-7954

πŸŽ“ Order your cap and gown online here: https://graduationoutlet.com/mti-moline.html

πŸ•– Time: Ceremony begins at 6:00PM

🏫 Location: Vibrant Arena at The Mark, 1201 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265
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10/07/2023

Attention graduates: The RSVP deadline for MTI's Fall Graduation is approaching quickly!πŸŽ‰ πŸ™Œ

If you would like to participate in the Fall Graduation ceremony, here's what you need to know:

πŸ—“οΈ Date: October 20th, 2023

⏩ Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure we have your spots reserved: [email protected] or 309-277-7954

πŸŽ“ Order your cap and gown online here: https://graduationoutlet.com/mti-moline.html

πŸ•– Time: Ceremony begins at 6:00PM

🏫 Location: Vibrant Arena at The Mark, 1201 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265
Share to spread the word!

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MTI is proud to announce the October winners of the Changing Lives Champion award!πŸŽ‰πŸ†

To become a Changing Lives Champion, employees must consistently demonstrate one of the MTI Core Values:

βœ”οΈPositive Attitude

βœ”οΈRespect

βœ”οΈInitiative

βœ”οΈDedication

βœ”οΈExcellence

βœ”οΈPride

Congratulations to our very own Moline Changing Lives Champion, Kalyn Moore!πŸ’™

MTI would like to extend our gratitude for your commitment to changing lives and helping students begin their career journeys!

Photos from Midwest Technical Institute - Quad Cities's post 10/03/2023

Congratulations to MTI's October Student of the Month: Aubrey Boyer of the Cosmetology Program! πŸ’‡

Aubrey started at MTI in May 2023 and is expected to graduate from the program in May 2024. Her Instructor Ellie Delaere shared why she nominated Aubrey for Student of the Month:

🌟 Positive Attitude: "Aubrey is always happy and positive."

🌟 Respect: "Aubrey is quiet but is always kind and respectful to her teachers and peers."

🌟 Initiative: "She has shown initiative by taking every client that is offered."

🌟 Dedication: "Aubrey is always at school!"

🌟 Excellence: "Aubrey is a great example of an Excellent Student."

Congratulations Aubrey! πŸ™ŒπŸ₯³πŸŽ‰

MTI would like to extend our gratitude for your commitment to your career training and for demonstrating our core values of P.R.I.D.E (Positive Attitude, Respect, Initiative, Dedication, and Excellence.)

Midwest Technical Institute 10/02/2023

Thank you to Jake Eastburn and Quad Cities Live for hosting Medical Assisting Program Director Linda Lee!πŸ’™

Linda shared how students can trade their jobs for a career in Medical Assisting with MTI!

Learn more about MTI's Medical Assisting Program at https://www.midwesttech.edu/programs/medical-assistant-training/

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09/26/2023

Attention graduates: Announcing MTI's Fall Graduation Ceremony!πŸŽ‰ πŸ™Œ

If you would like to participate in the Fall Graduation ceremony, here's what you need to know:

πŸ—“οΈ Date: October 20th, 2023

⏩ Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure we have your spots reserved: [email protected] or 309-277-7954

πŸŽ“ Order your cap and gown online here: https://graduationoutlet.com/mti-moline.html

πŸ•– Time: Ceremony begins at 6:00PM

🏫 Location: Vibrant Arena at The Mark, 1201 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265
Share to spread the word!

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MTI celebrated the end of summer with Snow Cone Day yesterday!🍧

Thank you to Student Ambassadors Jackie, Maria, Aaliyah, and other students from the Cosmetology Program for helping pass out the sweet treats!πŸ’™

09/13/2023

Attention graduates: Announcing MTI's Fall Graduation Ceremony!πŸŽ‰ πŸ™Œ

If you would like to participate in the Fall Graduation ceremony, here's what you need to know:

πŸ—“οΈ Date: October 20th, 2023

⏩ Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure we have your spots reserved: [email protected] or 309-277-7954

πŸŽ“ Order your cap and gown online here: https://graduationoutlet.com/mti-moline.html

πŸ•– Time: Ceremony begins at 6:00PM

🏫 Location: Vibrant Arena at The Mark, 1201 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265
Share to spread the word!

09/12/2023

This week is , and MTI is celebrating with the first-ever MTI Truck Driving TikTok Contest!🚚

MTI wants to know what drives YOUβ€”our truck-driving faculty and students.

Post a TikTok sharing β€œwhat drives you” to pursue a career in the trucking industry using the school hashtag , and you’ll be entered for the chance to win a prize as a token of appreciation from the MTI Team!

The deadline to post is Friday, September 15th.

Learn more about MTI's Professional Truck Driving Program: https://www.midwesttech.edu/programs/professional-truck-driver-training/

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MTI is proud to announce the September winners of the Changing Lives Champion award!πŸŽ‰πŸ†

To become a Changing Lives Champion, employees must consistently demonstrate one of the MTI Core Values:

βœ”οΈPositive Attitude

βœ”οΈRespect

βœ”οΈInitiative

βœ”οΈDedication

βœ”οΈExcellence

βœ”οΈPride

Congratulations to our very own Quad Cities Changing Lives Champion, Amanda Vincent!πŸ’™

MTI would like to extend our gratitude for your commitment to changing lives and helping students begin their career journeys!

09/07/2023

Congratulations to MTI's September Student of the Month: Koby Clearly of the HVAC/R Technician Program! πŸ’₯

Koby started at MTI in May 2023 and is expected to graduate from the program in February 2024. His Instructor Kyle Maynard shared why he nominated Koby for Student of the Month:

🌟 Positive Attitude: "Koby shows Pride in his work and classmates. He is always in a good mood and is willing to help anyone in his program."

🌟 Respect: "He is extremely courteous to staff, his instructor, and fellow classmates."

🌟 Initiative: "He shows initiative when it comes to projects and work."

🌟 Dedication: "Koby is an excellent Student Ambassador and helped greatly with the Community Life Carnival."

🌟 Excellence: "Koby takes time to do things right and shows in his work."

Congratulations Koby! πŸ™ŒπŸ₯³πŸŽ‰

MTI would like to extend our gratitude for your commitment to your career training and for demonstrating our core values of P.R.I.D.E (Positive Attitude, Respect, Initiative, Dedication, and Excellence.)

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MTI had the opportunity to walk in the City of Rock Island Government Labor Day Parade this weekend!β˜€οΈπŸŽˆ

The HVAC/R Program used their skills to build an Air Conditioning parade float, and was accompanied by Cosmetology Program and Welding and Pipefitting Program students to walk in the parade!

Thank you to the city of Rock Island for allowing MTI to be a part of the celebrations!πŸ’™

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Thank you to everyone who attended the MTI Back to School Carnival last Saturday, August 19th!β˜€οΈπŸ«

MTI staff had a great time celebrating the start of another school year with the community, complete with games, food trucks, a dunk tank, and many more fun activities!πŸ’™

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Our Story

Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) is a year-round trade school providing hands-on training in mechanical trades, allied health, cosmetology and truck driving.* MTI’s mission is to offer workforce training that will provide graduates with the skills necessary to gain entry-level employment in their chosen career field.

MTI was founded in 1995 in Lincoln, Illinois. Since opening its doors, MTI has achieved many milestones, including receiving national accreditation from the ACCSC, and expanding our programs and courses beyond the original welding program.

MTI has always taken great pride in changing the lives of students by giving them the hands-on workforce training they need to gain entry-level employment. After more than 20 years and 20,000 graduates, that goal remains the same.

For more information on MTI, visit https://www.midwesttech.edu/.

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