Superintendent

“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” 
- Winston Churchill

The Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) continues to be a leading force in career and technical education in the State of Connecticut. Our strategic plan, Tomorrow’s Frameworkhas created a renewed commitment to academic and technical excellence and the opportunity to strengthen our ties with business and industry partners. Our commitment is unwavering: to provide a talented workforce that is responsive to state and industry needs.

It is an honor for us to serve the students, staff, parents and community partners who comprise the CTHSS family. We look forward to your continued confidence and support as we embark on this new transformative phase.

Gracias,

Dr. Nivea L. Torres
Superintendent of Schools
Connecticut Technical High School System

 

About Dr. Torres

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Leadership and District Directives

Theory of Action

Management Plan

Strategic Plan: Tomorrow's Framework

Awards and Recognition

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015


Change Initiatives

Common Core Implementation

School Improvement Plan

Professional Learning Plan

Teacher Evaluation and Support Plan

CAPT Science Results

STAR Reading Results

Blended Learning Model

Work-Based Learning Data

Attendance Rates

Discipline/Suspension Rates

Graduation Rates

Graduate Follow-Up Data

Abbott Electrical Dinner and Awards Program

Abbott Electrical Dinner and Awards Program
On May 11, 2017, a dinner and awards program will be held at Abbott Tech to recognize the Class of 2017 Electrical Seniors. Last year's event featured a guest speaker and program on "Indoor and Outdoor L.E.D. Lighting Products and Applications from RAB Lighting."  Learn more

Ellis Tech Wrestling Win!

Ellis Tech Wrestling Win!
Ellis Tech Wrestling Team wins state championship- first in school's history!  Learn more

Grasso Student Wins National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships

Grasso Student Wins National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships
Steven Torres, a 10th grader at Grasso, recently won first place in the National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships in Kansas. He now begins boxing his way toward the Junior Olympic Team. We are very proud of him. Not only is he a great boxer, he is a great kid!  Learn more

Prince Tech Team Awarded in Design Challenge State Competition

Prince Tech Team Awarded in Design Challenge State Competition
Prince Tech Engineering students took third place in their first showing in the Real World Design Challenge.  Learn more

Norwich Tech Grad First Female Gold Medalist in National Competition

Norwich Tech Grad First Female Gold Medalist in National Competition
Daria Stifel became the first female to win gold in the SkillsUSA Electrical Engineering competition!  Learn more

Community open houses hosted across the state

Community open houses hosted across the state
Links to photo galleries and news stories about our recent community open houses held across the state!  Learn more

Platt Tech Students to Inspect Space Station Parts

Platt Tech Students to Inspect Space Station Parts
Three seniors from Platt Tech have been enlisted by NASA to help create components to be used in the space station.  Learn more

CTHSS One Read

CTHSS One Read
The CTHSS Student Congress recently visited the Connecticut State Capitol building to kick off a district-wide One Read campaign for the book, "I Am Malala".  Learn more

Famous Author Visits CTHSS

Famous Author Visits CTHSS
Carmen T. Bernier-Grand visited both Whitney and Windham Tech to share her fascinating story of how she became an award-winning author.  Learn more

Student Workforce

 Student Workforce
CTHSS students can help you with your next big project! A wide range of services are offered across a variety of trades programs.  Learn more