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Paul Kostner

Broadband Technologies Instructor & Program Director

Contact Information

1900 College Drive
Rice Lake, WI 54868

Email Paul Kostner
800.234.9482 ext. 5298

Degree

A.A.S., WITC; Rice Lake, Wis.
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, Wis.
M.A., Fielding Graduate University; Santa Barbara, Calif.

Biography

Paul Kostner began his teaching career with the Broadband Technologies program at WITC is 1999. He is now responsible for course instruction, setting program priorities, responding to constituent needs and requests, and developing new educational projects. Kostner directly interfaces with broadband associations and industries to handle training requests.

Kostner’s students will find that his extensive work history provides valuable insight to the broadband industry. His experience includes roles such as installation and maintenance technician from Telsource Corporation, project manager and technician training for Fiber Plus Communications, and telecommunications specialist for Mayo Clinic Health Systems.

Paul Kostner, WITC Rice Lake

Quote

"Telecommunications will always be here and changing. In the Telecommunication field, WITC's employment rate has been 90 percent or higher for the past 20 years with salaries starting from $24,000 to $44,000. Students employed in the telecommunications industry don't change careers like the national average of seven times. They are taken care of financially, and usually have excellent health and retirement benefits. Compare the salaries of our graduates and the tuition expenses from WITC with the tuition of any four-year college and you'll see why WITC provides the best bang for your buck." Paul Kostner