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Waupaca Regional Center


The Waupaca Regional Center offers a variety of services and courses designed to meet your continuing education needs. For your convenience, you can stay close to home and still choose from many credit and non-credit classes, along with a full range of support services to help you succeed. Credit courses may be applied to associate degree, technical diploma or certificate programs. Numerous non-credit courses are offered for self-enrichment. Courses are taught on site and in other locations, including Iola, Weyauwega and Manawa.

College that fits your life

Choose from several associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs that you can complete at the Waupaca Regional Center. 

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Regional Center Information

Facility Resources

Fox Valley Technical College's Waupaca Regional Center offers a variety of services for students and the community. The facility includes: 

  • Two computer labs with 20 workstations in one, 12 workstations in the other, LCD projector, laser printer, scanner, Internet access, and more than 40 different computer courses; professional instructors available to help in an open-lab environment as well as instructor-led classes
  • College Admissions and Enrollment Services
  • IVC/IP classrooms for delivery of distance learning, live interactive meetings with remote locations
  • Two general classrooms with smart classroom facilities
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) classroom
  • Referral to Career Counseling
  • Job Center Service Site with on-site agency personnel and Resource Room
  • Testing/Computer lab with 8 workstations
  • Gary Thoe Technical Lab-manufacturing technology, personal enrichment and contract training
  • Math Lab offering a variety of math courses;professional instructors available to help in an open-lab environment
  • Health Lab with smart classroom facilities
  • Johnson Family Conference Center with smart classroom facilities
  • Arts and Crafts lab/classroom with smart classroom facilities
  • Conference Room
  • Center commons/lounge with vending machines

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Adult Basic Education (ABE) prepares students to complete their high school credential. Build reading, writing, math, science, social science and study skills. 

All ABE classes are available at the Waupaca Regional Center. 

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Computer Training

The Business Technology Center at the Waupaca Regional Center was designed with the latest technology and resources to better serve you, the student. All currently registered FVTC students are welcome to use the BTC facilities for program-related activities.

Self-Directed/Open Lab Classes

Self-directed classes provide students with a practical, hands-on approach to developing skills. The emphasis is placed on learning by doing. These self-paced, open entry/open exit courses are presented in a tutorial format designed to be used in a lab setting. The student schedules regular hours that are convenient. Instructors are available to provide assistance and to administer tests and timings during scheduled hours.

Computer Lab Courses

All open lab courses are self-paced. Students must schedule an orientation to the computer lab prior to beginning a course. Instructors are present in the lab for specific blocks of time.

Self-Directed/Open Lab Classes Offered:

  • MS Access 2010 Introduction

  • MS Excel 2010 Introduction

  • MS Word 2010 Introduction

  • MS PowerPoint 2010

  • MS Access 2010 Intermediate

  • MS Excel 2010 Intermediate

  • MS Word 2010 Intermediate

  • MS Office Suite

  • Practical Office Software

  • The Practical Internet

  • Keyboarding for PC Users

  • Keyboarding for Speed Development

  • Office Software Applications

  • Office Desktop Publishing: MS Publisher

  • Calculator

Instructor Led Classes Offered:

  • Introduction to Computers-12 hour

  • Introduction to the Internet-12 hour

  • Microsoft Word-12 hour

  • Microsoft Excel-12 hour

For more information, please call 715-942-1700 or 888-324-3218

Customized Training

There is no “one-size-fits-all” in today’s business world. Get customized training to fit the unique needs of your company and employees. From the shop floor to the conference room, Fox Valley Tech will help you create the most effective learning environment for your situation, empowering your team members with skills they can apply in the workplace immediately.

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Facility Rental

Make your event a first-rate experience. FVTC offers specialized equipment and facilities for your next meeting, training event, company function or technical project. Watch your meeting results soar by utilizing our state-of-the-art technology, convenient locations, dedicated labs, and catering services. 

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Contact Us


Waupaca Regional Center
1979 Godfrey Drive
P.O. Box 467
Waupaca, WI  54981


Monday-Thursday - 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Additional hours scheduled to meet instructional needs. 
Hours subject to change during break periods. 

Regional Manager
Paul Shrode

Regional Operations
Ashlie Buck
Linda Ensley
Sharon Kendrick
Jane Legault
Michelle Roggenbauer