Paul Kostner

Rice Lake

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1900 College Drive

"Telecommunications will always be here and changing. In the Telecommunication field, Northwood Tech'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 Northwood Tech with the tuition of any four-year college and you'll see why Northwood Tech provides the best bang for your buck.


A.A.S., Northwood Tech

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout

M.S., Fielding Graduate University


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

Paul's 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.

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