Leading Force in
Career Technical Education
For over 100 years, preparing the students of today, to be the skilled workforce of tomorrow.
Rigorous, Relevant and Result-Driven
Our customized academic and trade curriculum prepares each student for career and college.
The Competitive Edge
Graduates earn a high school diploma, CTE certificate and multiple stackable credentials giving them the “competitive edge.”
Athletics and activities are a vital part of a well-rounded education, and in our schools, there’s something for everyone.
“My training has given me a competitive edge in the healthcare field. I’ve earned a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credential while in high school, and the hands-on learning experience has made me comfortable and confident around patients with a variety of health conditions. Plus, my presentation and communication skills improved a lot.”
Mariaestel Grullon, Health Technology graduate
“Norwich Tech instilled in me values of leadership and team work. My experiences in residential and commercial construction, as well as the skills learned in the carpentry shop, have prepared me for engineering studies and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army.”
Eddie Cruz, Carpentry graduate, Current West Point Cadet
“I had the opportunity to graduate, work in the manufacturing trade and buy my first home — all by 20 years old. This was all made possible by Connecticut’s technical high schools. Now I have come full circle and have had the opportunity to not only instruct my students, but also place them in high-paying manufacturing careers where they can become successful and financially independent.”
Steven Orloski , Teacher, Precision Machining Technology
“Technical high schools help you decide what you want to do with your life…the trades teach you to be independent, flexible, behave and work hard.”
As a part of a yearly tradition, grade 10 Grasso Tech Culinary Arts students participated in a "Chopp-ED Competition", modeled off the popular television show Chopped. This comprehensive challenge for the students serves as [...]
Middletown Press Staff May 19, 2021 MIDDLETOWN — Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz visited Vinal Technical High School recently to highlight Gov. Ned Lamont’s proposal for the use of federal COVID-19 recovery funding that Connecticut is receiving from the [...]
On Thursday, May 20, 2021, E.C. Goodwin Technical High School in New Britain hosted over 50 exhibitors in the Carpentry, Masonry, Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing trades at a Construction Career Fair. The event, coordinated [...]
Jeff Tyrol, a carpentry instructor at Platt Technical High School, located in Milford, CT, has been named the Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS) Teacher of the Year, Superintendent of Schools Mr. Jeffery [...]
This episode of WTNH News 8's What's Right With Schools highlights how the Health Technology program at H.C. Wilcox Technical High School builds our students skillset and prepares them for future careers.
Jennifer Ureta, Health Technology...
At Wilcox Technical High School, their health technology students would typically spend part of their year visiting clinical sites and getting hands-on real-life experience. However, because of the…
Ella T. Grasso graduate Sarah Cruz Velasquez plans to pursue a career as a veterinarian and credits her education at Grasso Tech for providing her with a strong academic foundation and trade skills she can carry with her throughout life.
Groton — Ella T. Grasso Technical High School graduate Sarah Cruz Velasquez always had an interest in animals.She grew up surrounded by pets
This past Friday, a group of Criminal Justice and Protective Services students at Vinal Technical High School were honored by several Connecticut lawmakers for their key work in supporting federal medical response teams during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Among their work, the students...
After the school’s emergency operations center was activated during the pandemic,...
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Several Platt Tech students recently competed in the CT Homebuilders Association ( @HBRAofCT) at their annual student design competition, where they were asked to create plans & a physical model of a 3-bed home.
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Sarah Cruz Velasquez, @GrassoTech graduate, plans to pursue a career as a #veterinarian and credits her strong academic foundation and acquisition of life-long trade skills to her education at Grasso.