WWHEL celebrates 20 years of service 1996 - 2016!

2013 Award Winner

Kaylen Betzig, Vice President of Administrative Services at Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) overseeing Facilities, Information Technology, and Financial Services, has won the 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award presented by Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership (WWHEL). 

Prior to joining the staff of WCTC she was employed at Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) for a eighteen years, serving in various capacities including the Director of Institutional Advancement and the Vice President of Learning Support.  In this capacity she was responsible for the successful 2002 $17.5 million dollar referendum campaign adding needed facilities at both the Central and Monroe Campuses of BTC. 

Kaylen holds a B.S degree from UW-Platteville in Criminal Justice, M.S. degree in Higher Education Administration from the UW-Madison and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. from UW-Madison in Higher Education. She has presented at numerous conferences regarding accreditation, student outcome assessment, program evaluation, strategic and referendum planning. Her research interests are in student outcome assessment in two-year institutions and strategic planning for higher education. Kaylen has received the Administrator of the Year presented by the Blackhawk Technical staff in 1995, 1997, 2000, and 2003. In 2003 she also received the Greater Beloit Area Zonta Club award in business, and was the recipient of the 2004 International Chair Academy Leadership Award. Facilities, Information Technology, and Financial Services.  Prior to joining the staff of WCTC she was employed at Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) for a eighteen years, serving in various capacities including the Director of Institutional Advancement and the Vice President of Learning Support.  In this capacity she was responsible for the successful 2002 $17.5 million dollar referendum campaign adding needed facilities at both the Central and Monroe Campuses of BTC.