CTHSS Superintendent Selected
Patricia A. Ciccone has been approved by the Connecticut
State Board of Education to be Superintendent of the Connecticut Technical
High School System (CTHSS). Ciccone had been interim Superintendent since
Previously she had served as Assistant Superintendent and as Consultant for
Professional Development for the CTHSS. Ciccone also was Principal of Windham
Technical High School in Willimantic and Assistant Principal at Ellis Technical High School
Everyone in the Connecticut
Technical High School System congratulates her on being selected. See More Details.
Auto Tech Programs Receive National
The Automotive Technology programs of the Connecticut Technical High
School System are currently going through the process of receiving NATEF/ASE
Certification. As of January, 2010, the Auto Tech programs at Eli Whitney
Tech (Hamden), Platt Tech (Milford),
Ellis Tech (Danielson), Windham Tech (Willimantic) and Norwich Tech (Norwich) have earned
Abbott Tech (Danbury) will receive its
certification in February, 2010 and plans are for Goodwin Tech (New Britain), Vinal Tech (Middletown)
and Kaynor Tech (Waterbury)
to go through the certification process next school year. See More Details.
Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) is turning 100 years old
this year! The CTHSS will be organizing a
number of activities during the year to commemorate this milestone. To get started,
we have put together a CTHSS History Challenge so you can see how much you
know about our school system.
Go to the CTHSS History
Challenge Web page.
We would like
your participation in our Centennial Celebration. Please send any ideas,
facts, articles, trivia, historical information, old pictures, etc. that you
may have to TechTimes@ct.gov.
If you need to mail documents to us, please send them by InterOffice Mail to the attention of Julie Gottlieb in
State SkillsUSA Competition Coming Up
The 33rd Connecticut SkillsUSA State
Leadership Conference and Skills Championships will be held on Friday, March
26, 2010. Headquarters for the Conference will be at Vinal
School in Middletown,
Connecticut. Award Ceremonies
will take place the same evening at New Britain
High School in New Britain, Connecticut.
See More Information on the CT SkillsUSA
Tech Schools Preparing for Conference
Winter Sports Championships
Many of our schools will be competing this
month and next month in the Constitution State Conference (CSC) Championships.
Come out and support our student athletes.
Wrestling - Classical Magnet (Hartford) - Saturday, February 13 at 9:00 AM
Girls’ Basketball - St. Joseph’s College - Thursday, February 25 Time TBA
Riflery - Quaker Hills Range (Waterford) - Friday,
February 26 at 1:00 PM
Boys’ Basketball - New Haven Athletic Center - Thursday, March 4 at 6:30 PM
See More Information on the CSC Website.
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