RTC's 75th Anniversary

Renton Technical College 1941 – 2016

The year 2016 will mark Renton Technical College’s 75th anniversary. In honor of 75 years of student success and innovation, a committee of RTC employees and foundation board members are working to plan a series of events and activities throughout 2016. The 75th logo is now available for download and use. When using the 75th logo, please adhere to the College’s branding guidelines located on the Communications and Marketing web page. The downloadable logo can be found at http://www.rtc.edu/logos.

The Communications and Marketing department is currently in the process of creating a 75th Anniversary webpage where more information on upcoming events and activities can be found. Stay tuned!

If you are interested in serving on the 75th Anniversary Committee, contact Michelle Campbell at mcampbell@rtc.edu. The committee meets monthly and treats are provided. Join us!


Renton Technical College offers training, re-training and career paths for those who seek marketable job skills or to upgrade current skill sets.  Specialized programs allow students, with or without high school credentials, to enter at numerous times, progress in accordance with individual aptitudes and complete low-cost training to make job entry and success possible.

Renton Technical College is able to monitor and respond to the needs of the local workforce through the guidance of program advisory committees comprised of both management and labor. Almost 400 volunteers serve on 40 of these committees to recommend instructors, evaluate education materials and equipment, assist in placement, evaluate programs and specify training needs.

Training at Renton Technical College is relevant in today's real-world job market. The worker of tomorrow is trained by the journey-level instructor of today. Trainees are ensured that only those skills and concepts essential for seeking, gaining and holding a job are taught. Mathematical, scientific, communication and human relation skills are integrated into practical instruction.

Renton Technical College's goal is to provide job training in the shortest period of time at the least cost is an important concept for both the student and the Washington taxpayer.