Nondiscrimination Policy

The CTHSS is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and equal access to Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. The CTHSS does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. The Department of Education does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. Inquiries regarding the Connecticut Technical High School System’s nondiscrimination policies and practices should be directed to:

Levy Gillespie
Equal Employment Opportunity Director/Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator
State of Connecticut Department of Education
25 Industrial Park Road
Middletown, CT 06457
Levy.Gillespie@ct.gov
(860) 807-2101
(Coordinator for matters related to Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employment and nondiscrimination policies and practices)

Beatrice Tinty
Education Consultant
Connecticut Technical High School System
25 Industrial Park Road
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 807-2220
(Coordinator for matters related to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973)

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
5 Post Office Square, Suite 900
Boston, Massachusetts  02109-3921
(617) 289-0111
Fax number (617) 289-0150
TTY/TDD (877) 521-2172
(Matters related to race, color, national origin, age, sex and/or disability)

El Departamento de Educación del Estado de Connecticut se adhiere a la política de igualdad de oportunidades y acción afirmativa para todas las personas calificadas. El Departamento de Educación no discrimina en ninguna práctica laboral, programa educativo o actividad educativa en base a la raza, color, religión, sexo, edad, origen nacional, ascendencia, estado civil, orientación sexual, identidad o expresión de género, discapacidad (incluyendo, en forma enunciativa y no limitativa, discapacidad intelectual, historial pasado o actual de trastornos mentales, discapacidad física o del aprendizaje), información genética o en ninguna otra base prohibida por el estado de Connecticut y/o las leyes antidiscriminatorias federales. El Departamento de Educación no discrimina ilegalmente en asuntos de empleo y licenciamiento contra personas cualificadas con condenas penales previas. Las preguntas con respecto a la política antidiscriminatoria del Departamento de Educación deben dirigirse a: Levy Gillespie,  Director de Igualdad de Oportunidades Laborales/Coordinador de la Ley de Protección para Discapacitados Estadounidenses, Departamento de Educación del Estado de Connecticut, 25 Industrial Park Road, Middletown, CT 06457, (860) 807-2101, Levy.Gillespie@ct.gov.

Free Summer Meals!

Free Summer Meals!
What are "Summer Meals?" The federal Summer Meals Programs provide nutritious meals to kids and teens at no cost to them at hundreds of locations throughout Connecticut during the summer months when school meals are unavailable.  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