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 participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) as part of the National School Lunch Program for school year 2020-2021. Under this provision, all technical high [...]
CTHSS currently operates 17 diploma-granting technical high schools, one technical education center and two aviation maintenance programs located throughout the state. The system serves approximately 11,200 full-time high school and adult day students, with comprehensive education and training in 31 occupational areas and 2,000 apprenticeship students. CTHSS is the largest high school system in Connecticut, serving all geographic regions, demographics and diverse populations. For more information, visit cttech.org and follow on Twitter @CTTechHS.
Emmett O’Brien Technical High School, located in Ansonia, CT, is seeking an experienced HVAC professional to teach the next generation of Connecticut’s skilled workforce. Requirements? ☑️8 years relevant experience ☑️S-1 Unlimited Contractor License
School Instructional Staff8/25/2020Academic positionsPE/Health Instructor (Durational) - #122456Kaynor Technical High School, Waterbury, CT#043-Health and #044 Physical Education required. Application materials should document the following experiences, skills and training in effective instruction t...
CTECS Adult Apprenticeship courses are now available online!
Our online classes are offered real-time, providing face-to-face interaction opportunities between students and instructors. Technology tutoring and support is available. Plus, we offer the lowest tuition rates in Connecticut!
Apprenticeship and Extension CoursesNEW! Online Programs Available!CTECS' Department of Labor-approved apprenticeship curriculum reflects the latest in industry standards and trends. Our new online programming allows apprentices to take any CTECS-offered course without the need for travel, limiting....
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & ResourcesCoronavirus (COVID-19) is a global challenge that is affecting many aspects of our lives, including school operations. We've created this page to compile information related to COVID-19 that is relevant to our families. Please check back frequently for updat...
3 weeks ago
We’re excited to welcome our students as they return to school today and tomorrow! Your teachers and school staff have been working tirelessly to ensure a safe, healthy, and fun school year ahead.
4 weeks ago
Emmett O’Brien Technical High School is seeking an experienced HVAC professional to teach the next generation of Connecticut’s skilled workforce. Requirements?
☑️8 years relevant experience
☑️S-1 Unlimited Contractor License
Apply today! https://t.co/t1nPBzZpvNhttps://t.co/Ie90plmuY1
2 months ago
Looking for a free, virtual summer activity? Students of CT's tech high schools can sign up for a number of enrichment activities. ☑️Stand-up comedy☑️Acting☑️Fishing tips & discussion☑️Art in the digital age☑️Natural beauty products and more! Register now. https://t.co/QssYYvFVcq