Admissions

The CTHSS will give you a real-world advantage in a competitive job market and provide the academic skills needed for post-secondary education. Apply today, and take the first step to pursue a unique technical education!

If you’re interested in applying for entrance in the 2017-2018 school year:

  • Download and print a copy of our admissions application
  • Fill out the first three pages of the application
  • Bring the application to your middle school counselor
  • Your counselor will complete the application and submit it to your first choice school
  • Contact the Director of Counseling below at your "first choice" school to register for the application assessment

The Technical High Schools begin sending “First Step” letters to students who meet the initial admissions criteria begining in February and continues on a rolling basis until classes are full.  This letter identifies the steps needed for enrollment. 

 

School

Phone

Director

Ext

Abbott

203-797-4460

Samantha Palma

4453

Bullard

203-579-6333

Jean Marconi

6487

Cheney

860-649-5396

Peter Boudo

316

Ellis

860-412-7500

Martha Rainey

7570

Goodwin

860-827-7736

Ericka Shevchenko Torres

318

Grasso

860-448-0220

Melissa Willoughby –Educational Assistant

318

Kaynor

203-596-4302

Zyretha Langs

8711

Norwich

860-889-8453

Judith Leonard

2113

O’Brien

203-732-1800

Debra Anderson

815

Platt

203-783-5300

Jennifer Farley

315

Prince

860-951-7112

Lisa Higgins

257-5123

Vinal

860-344-7100

Brian Pereira

316

Whitney

203-397-4031

Jeanne Willinsky

3898

Wilcox

203-238-6260

Michelle DellaVecchia

5969

Windham

860-456-3879

Laura Jones

314

Wolcott

860-496-5300

Ruth Simoncelli

5316

Wright

 

203-324-7363

Laura Varrone

5840

 

If you are interested in applying for the current (2016-2017) school year, please contact the Director of Counseling at the Technical High School you wish to attend.

 

CTHSS Application (English)

CTHSS Application (Spanish)

Information About our Application Process (English)

Comparison of CTHSS Program to Traditional High School (English)

Comparison of CTHSS Program to Traditional High School (Spanish)

 

Admissions AR Link


 

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 Student Workforce
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