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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.
Through partnerships with local companies, students gain hands-on career development experiences that help them transition from school to work.
“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.”
The Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS) is now accepting applications for students who will enter grade 9 in the 2021-2022 school year. Students with an interest in the trades are encouraged to apply. [...]
Connecticut’s technical high schools’ have received a waiver that increases meal options for families and students, and allows us more flexibility in the way we serve meals for the remainder of the school year. [...]
Act NOW to Apply for a Seat at 1 of 3 Local Technical High Schools in the Greater Hartford Area
Students entering grade 9 can take advantage of the RSCO Early Application Deadline for the technical high schools on JANUARY 22nd to apply for a spot in the Connecticut Technical Education and Career System at A.I. Prince, E.C. Goodwin and Howell Cheney Technical High Schools and receive placement offers in February. Attending a CTECS technical high school gives students the opportunity to attend highly focused courses in their chosen career pathway - in 31 occupational careers! Students explore their field through a rigorous academic curriculum and hands-on experience that gives them a true competitive advantage in college or their career track.
At A.I. Prince, E.C. Goodwin and Howell Cheney your child can earn a diploma, along with CTE certificates and additional credentials, plus earn college credits right from their high school classrooms. The world-class education at all of our technical high schools ensures academics success, career technical education mastery and enthusiasm for lifelong learning. Visit the RSCO virtual fair website for valuable information, helpful videos and links to apply! https://fairs.rsco2.ct.gov/ Apply at https://www.rsco2.ct.gov
Vinal Technical High School Criminal Justice Department Head, David Cruickshank, and longtime friend Dan Clemente, now the Human Resources Director of Emergency Resource Management, have paired up to address the shortage of EMS providers future leaders across Connecticut.
The Goodwin Tech girls volleyball team, the Gladiators, has faced many challenges this past year, including merging with the CRAL after the CTC temporarily disbanded to satisfy travel limitations for its teams. However that didn’t stop the team from winning their championship title once again!...
Take a look at one of our latest Student Workforce projects! A. I. Prince Technical High School's Carpentry students transformed this old deck and its railings by adding new composite boards and handrails.
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Gateway Community College, New Haven's Automotive Technology Program, a College Career Pathways Articulation partner, has generously donated a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze as well as two engines for use in our Bullard-Havens Automotive Technology Program!
Many thanks to Gateway for their generous donation...