Post-Secondary Education

Barron County is fortunate to have efficiently managed, low cost, high quality technical and liberal arts education, conveniently located in our county. UW-BC and WITC are excellent institutions that bring to life one of our most important American values: everyone of us, regardless of wealth, should have the chance to learn the skills needed for a bright future, without being ransomed for decades to bank loans. Education must provide for the entire spectrum of life and career goals whether that be immediate job training, a 2 year diploma, a bachelor¹s degree, or a portal to post-graduate education and professional certification. As the Barron County Board has endorsed through strong financial support for both institutions, local administration that cooperates with local education, business and industry to meet local needs is very important to us.