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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Grasso Student Wins National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 source:Home Office

Steven Torres, a 10th grader at Grasso, recently won first place in  the National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships in Kansas.  He now begins boxin Read more.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Prince Tech Team Awarded in Design Challenge

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 source:Home Office

Prince Tech Has Strong First-Time Showing in Pratt & Whitney Real World Design Challenge   HARTFORD, CONN. (January 23, 2016) – By the time A Read more.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Rep. Esty Awards Kaynor Tech Students First Prize in District Congressional App Challenge

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 source:Home Office

  Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty presented the first place award for her district’s Congressional App Challenge to four students at W.F. Kaynor Te Read more.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Community Open Houses Hosted Across State

Thursday, December 8, 2016 source:Home Office

The CTHSS hosted community open houses at schools around the state in October, November and December. The goal of these open houses was not only to ex Read more.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Platt Tech Students to Inspect Space Station Parts

Thursday, December 8, 2016 source:Home Office

Watch the WTNH News 8 video about this project By John Burgison If you were an astronaut, and 99.99 percent of your spacecraft’s 2 million parts Read more.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

CTHSS One Read

Thursday, December 1, 2016 source:Home Office

One Read CTHSS:  I Am Malala Create a Campaign to Promote Our One Read Theme: The Courage to Fight for Love, Kindness and Tolerance   Who shoul Read more.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 source:Home Office

Source: Hartford Courant By Community Contributor kjarmon EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - More than 185 middle and high school girls came together to particip Read more.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Technical High School system discusses diversity in workforce

Monday, September 26, 2016 source:Home Office

Source - The Bristol Pressby Christopher Fortier MANCHESTER — The Connecticut Technical High School system last week hosted state government, busin Read more.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Dr. Torres Wins Latino de Oro Award

Friday, September 23, 2016 source:Home Office

Source - New Britain Herald by Christopher Fortier 9/23/16 HARTFORD — The superintendent of the Connecticut Technical High School system has been r Read more.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Norwich Tech Talk: Accolades mount for Norwich Technical High School

Sunday, September 18, 2016 source:Home Office

The Norwich Bulletin By Patricia Luca   At the first faculty meeting of the school year, the superintendent of the Connecticut Technical High Schoo Read more.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Technical high school system grooms workforce pipeline

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally published in the Hartford Business Journal July 18, 2016 By Matthew Broderick   As the director of human resources for both Carey Manufac Read more.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

So good in wood: Goodwin Tech student crafts cabinets with the best

Thursday, July 7, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally published in the New Britain Herald July 7, 2016 By Robert Storace   All it took was one cabinetry class in his freshman year at E.C. Go Read more.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Connecticut Technical High School Students Earn High Honors in National Skills Competition

Thursday, June 30, 2016 source:Home Office

Students from the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) showcased their skills and earned high honors at the SkillsUSA National Leadership  Read more.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Artists create mini-subs to help Groton celebrate 100th anniversary of the submarine base

Friday, June 24, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally published in the Norwich Bulletin June 24, 2016 By Jaclyn Diaz   Twenty-one submarine sculptures filled the gymnasium at Ella T. Grasso S Read more.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Prince Tech Alumni Earns Asnuntuck Community College’s Top Manufacturing Award

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 source:Home Office

A 2014 A.I. Prince Technical High School graduate was recently awarded the “Bill Walthouse” award by Asnuntuck Community College, the college’s  Read more.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Grasso Tech Hosts Congressional Delegation and Manufacturing Consortium, Opens New Welding Shop

Sunday, June 19, 2016 source:Home Office

Ella T. Grasso Technical High School was the host location for a roundtable discussion featuring state legislative, business and community leaders. Th Read more.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Education paying off in qualified manufacturing workforce

Saturday, June 18, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally published in the Norwich Bulletin June 18, 2016 By Francesca Kefalas There’s no secret about the biggest obstacle to the regions attempt Read more.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Eli Whitney Technical High School Teacher Honored as District Teacher of the Year

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 source:Home Office

Dr. Nivea Torres, Superintendent of the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS), announced and recognized Aimee Correa, Hairdressing Instruct Read more.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Grateful Platt students pay it forward at soup kitchen

Sunday, June 12, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally published in the New Haven Register June 12, 2016 By Pam McLoughlin A group of elite trade students at Platt Technical High School — who Read more.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Rotary Honors Top Bridgeport Students With College Scholarships

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally published in the Bridgeport Daily Voice June 8, 2016 By Meredith Guinness   The Bridgeport Rotary Club made the future a little brighter Read more.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Freshmen in Sustainable Architecture Build City Model

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 source:Home Office

Bullard-Haven Tech's Sustainable Architecture freshmen class of 2019 have been hard at work over the last several months designing and building a scal Read more.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

56-year-old time capsule opened at Meriden school, replaced with 2016 version

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally aired on Fox61 News May 25, 2016 By Jenna Deangelis A Connecticut high school is digging up the past, breaking open a time capsule from mo Read more.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Whitney Tech Celebrates Community Service Day

Friday, May 20, 2016 source:Home Office

Students in Hamden are celebrating Community Service Day on Friday. Students and teachers from Eli Whitney Technical High School are giving back to t Read more.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Prince Tech Announces 10th Annual "Outstanding Young Women of Prince"

Monday, May 16, 2016 source:Home Office

A.I. Prince Technical High School announced and recognized the contributions of its female leaders during its 10th Annual "Outstanding Young Women of  Read more.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Students investigate mock homicide in Meriden

Monday, April 25, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally aired on WSFB April 25, 2016 By Sujata Jain and Joseph Wenzel IV Some high school seniors are investigating after a triple homicide at a M Read more.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Goodwin Tech Sophomore Zachary Butler Hailed as One of Bristol’s Outstanding Youth Volunteers

Thursday, April 21, 2016 source:Home Office

E.C. Goodwin Technical High School sophomore Zachary Butler is one of Bristol’s 2016 Outstanding Youth Volunteers. He and other honorees were recogn Read more.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Whitney Tech Hosts Car Seat Safety Checks and Distribution

Thursday, April 21, 2016 source:Home Office

In collaboration with Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and Toyota, Eli Whitney Technical High School helped provide parents and guardians the nece Read more.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Emmett O’Brien Technical High School Senior Sean Coyle Appointed to the U.S. Military Academy

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 source:Home Office

Emmett O’Brien Technical High School senior and Ansonia resident Sean D. Coyle has been appointed to the United States Military Academy, West Point, Read more.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Alumni in the news: Fontaine Mechanical keeps clients cool for less

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally published in The Bristol Press April 19, 2016 By Brian Johnson As air conditioning season fast approaches, Fontaine Mechanical promises sa Read more.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Connecticut technical high school system puts skills on display in Hartford

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally published in the New Haven Register April 06, 2016 Brian Zahn As college degrees are advertised to high school students as a prerequisite  Read more.

Friday, March 18, 2016

O’Brien Tech automotive students win scholarship money

Friday, March 18, 2016 source:Home Office

Originally published in the CT Post March 18, 2016 By Frank Juliano Automotive students from Emmett O’Brien Technical Schoolwere awarded more than Read more.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Wilcox Technical High School’s Football Team Earns a Top Spot on the NFL’s Pink Leaderboard for Fight Against Cancer

Monday, March 7, 2016 source:Home Office

Meriden’s H.C. Wilcox Technical High School’s football team has been recognized for its fundraising efforts and support of the American Cancer Soc Read more.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Ellis Tech Earns Plaque in Annual East of the River Food Drive

Friday, March 4, 2016 source:Home Office

The annual East of the River Food Drive was held in early March, during which technical high schools Ellis Tech, Norwich Tech and Grasso Tech held a f Read more.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

CTHSS Innovative Programs Showcased at the Connecticut Learns and Works Conference

Thursday, May 28, 2015 source:Home Office

At the Connecticut Learns and Works Conference on May 15, 2015, some of the innovative programs created by the Connecticut Technical High School Syste Read more.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Norwich Tech Once Again Receives Governor's Summer Reading Challenge Award

Thursday, May 28, 2015 source:Home Office

Norwich Technical High School was recognized on May 8, 2015 at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford, Connecticut for participating in the 2014 Go Read more.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Connecticut technical high schools prepare students for modern workforce

Saturday, May 16, 2015 source:Home Office

By Kathleen Schassler, The Middletown Press The Connecticut Learns and Works Conference was held on Friday in Rocky Hill, drawing educators, counselo Read more.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The innovative district where career prep is the only focus

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 source:Home Office

By Jennifer Welch April 28th, 2015 A look at technology’s role in 21st century career and technical education with Dr. Nivea Torres of the Connecti Read more.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Norwich Tech senior wins state electrical competition

Thursday, April 23, 2015 source:Home Office

In the news: Austin Shirley, 17, of Plainfield, won first place in the electrical trade category at the state Skills USA challenge in Meriden earlier  Read more.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Torres' leadership provides students with career track

Sunday, April 5, 2015 source:Home Office

John Stearns (HartfordBusiness.com) Nivea Torres brings a focused, professionally driven and deeply personal approach to her job as superintendent of Read more.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Connecticut Technical High Schools Compete

Friday, March 27, 2015 source:Home Office

March 27, 2015 (Kathleen Schassler/Middletown Press) About 1,200 high school technical students gathered at H.C. Wilcox Technical High School on Marc Read more.

CTHSS is relocating to 39 Woodland Street, Hartford

CTHSS is relocating to 39 Woodland Street, Hartford
Beginning, Friday, July 7, 2017 the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) will start relocating their Middletown office to 39 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105. The move will spread out over the next three business days with staff members arriving on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. We will have limited email and telephone communication during this transition. Despite the new street address, all CTHSS phone numbers will remain the same. The postal services will forward any mail sent to the old Middletown address. Visitors to the new building can park on site. Visitors must sign in at the security guard’s desk with photo identification.  Learn more

Wolcott Sophomore Receives UConn Writing Award

Wolcott Sophomore Receives UConn Writing Award
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School's Sophomore Christina Thompson was selected as a finalist for UCONN's Connecticut Writing Project. Her original fiction piece entitled "Dream Life" received an honorable mention award and a listing in the Connecticut Student Writers Magazine (CSW).  Learn more

Bullard Havens One-Read Committee Pays It Forward

Bullard Havens One-Read Committee Pays It Forward
The One-Read committee, which consists of students from grades 9-12 as well as Social Studies and English teachers, at Bullard-Havens promoted kindness, unity, and acceptance school-wide after reading the book I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai. Student and teacher committee members read the book, participated in a filmed book discussion, and came up with ways to promote the book and its themes that would include the entire school.  Learn more

Mrs. Alecia Walkuski and Vinal students named to Renaissance National Honor Roll

Mrs. Alecia Walkuski and Vinal students named to Renaissance National Honor Roll
Mrs. Alecia Walkuski, English and Language Arts Lab Teacher at Vinal Technical High School, earned this distinction by guiding effective implementation of Renaissance Accelerated Reader®. Accelerated Reader engages K–12 students in independent reading practice at the unique levels K–12 students need in order for them to grow—from foundational skills to grade-level standards.  Learn more

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

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