Departments

Our mission compels us to develop innovative workers, foster educated citizens, build strong communities, and promote healthy economies. The departments below are all working together to fulfill this mission.

Continuing Education and Customized Training

The Pine Technical & Community College Continuing Education department offers a broad range of courses designed for an individual's professional growth and development, while the Customized Training department provides education and training tailored to businesses' specific needs. With changing technologies and changing markets, it is more important than ever to invest in an organization's most important resource -- its people. Together, the PTCC Continuing Education and Customized Training (CECT) department provides quality workforce training and development to help grow and prosper the Pine Area.

Child Care Aware

Child Care Aware of Minnesota is a network of organizations from across the state dedicated to assisting families, early childhood professionals and the community with child care information, grants, services, and training. The mission of Child Care Aware of Minnesota is to promote high-quality, affordable, and accessible child care for all Minnesota families.

Employment and Training Center

The Employment and Training Center's mission is to provide a foundation of services that lead to economic opportunity for all Minnesota families. These services include workforce support, child care networking, skill-building, and community connections. Our ETC's vision is to launch economic opportunity for Minnesota families. We provide services in four counties: Chisago, Isanti, Mille Lacs, and Pine.

Pine Innovation Center

Pine Technical & Community College is the home to the new Pine Innovation Center, a local business incubation center. The incubator supports high-tech and light manufacturing entrepreneurs in the community, and at the same time, gives PTCC students access to internships and practical experience in cutting-edge high-tech industry.

Johnson Center for Simulation

The Johnson Center for Simulation provides services and products that impart real-world skills, information, and knowledge through immersive virtual reality and serious games. Since 2000, we have provided VR analysis, information, planning assistance, products, and training to public and private sector clients. Our programmers and staff work closely with clients to incorporate field data, moving beyond virtual to build detailed, realistic simulations and other services that help provide an interactive environment.

Campus Store

The Campus Store has it all - get your textbooks, a PTCC sweatshirt, and more!