ABOUT WOLCOTT TECH

Oliver Wolcott Technical High School is located in Torrington, Connecticut. We have 650 students from 30 towns and enroll grades 9-12. Many of out most utilized resources-  like the year long calendar are under Quicklinks.

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LEARNING EXPECTATIONS

LEARNING EXPECTATIONS & ATTENDANCE

In order to promote academic achievement and success  in our students, please review our Learning Expectations & Attendance Policy.

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HIRE US: STUDENT WORKFORCE

HIRE US

Student Workforce is a business run by students and faculty at CTECS. Consider hiring us for your next project!

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QUICKLINKS

QUICKLINKS

Quick access to those pages most frequently visited by families and students.

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JOB BOARD

JOB BOARD

Are you an employer looking to hire a CTECS student or graduate? or Are you a CTECS student or alum looking for a job?

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Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemWednesday, March 24th, 2021 at 2:51pm

CTECS is seeking part-time and full-time teaching instructors for our aviation maintenance technician training program in Stratford, CT ✈️

Candidates must:
✔️Have eight years experience in the field
✔️Currently hold FAA Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) certification

...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemThursday, March 18th, 2021 at 2:22pm

“Before I knew what Ellis was, I never thought I’d be here, and then when I saw what masonry was, I fell in love with it," says Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School senior Alex Davis.

The latest episode of WTNH News...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemTuesday, March 9th, 2021 at 5:30pm

Two more Howell Cheney Technical High School seniors have landed pre-apprenticeships thanks to the CTECS Work-Based Learning Program.

Congratulations to electrical student Nelson Zuna, who will be joining Bentley Electronic Systems & HVAC student Jack Strickland, who will be joining Precision Mechanical...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemTuesday, March 2nd, 2021 at 8:08pm

Congrats to Howell Cheney Technical High School student Tessie Brookes, a senior in the Electrical Program who will be joining T&T Electrical Contractors, Inc. for her pre-apprenticeship thanks to CTECS Work-Based Learning Program!

To learn more about Work-Based Learning➡️

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemMonday, March 1st, 2021 at 7:13pm

CTECS Schools for Aviation Maintenance Technicians are now accepting applications for the August 2021 class! Receive hands-on training with industry-experienced teachers.

➡️ Visit ctaero.cttech.org or ssamt.cttech.org for more information on how to apply!

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemWednesday, February 24th, 2021 at 4:10pm

Check out this "Made in America" podcast episode from IT Direct, featuring David Tuttle, Department Head - Precision Machining Technology at Platt Technical High School.

Mr. Tuttle talks about his passion for teaching and preparing the next generation of CT’s manufacturing workforce....

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Showcasing the Strengths of CT's Technical High Schools with David Tuttle, Platt Tech High School
This Made in America episode spotlights David Tuttle, Department Head - Precision Machining Technology at Platt Technical High School and his passion for tea...
Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemTuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 7:14pm

What is #CTE? Career Technical Education:

➡️Prepares students with real-world skills for the future
➡️Delivers a valuable high school experience
➡️Provides real options for students for college and rewarding careers!

What does CTE mean...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemTuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 5:41pm

Coming Soon! 🎥✨

A special collaboration between Grasso Technical High School's Digital Media students and the Norwich Technical High School Automotive Student Workforce for the next episode of #CTECSWorks

Check out our other CTECS Works episodes...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemMonday, February 22nd, 2021 at 8:59pm

CTECS helps students develop a career path and provide opportunities to gain the skills needed in future careers through activities, programs, and competitive events. #CTEMonth

➡️Learn more at cttech.org

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, February 19th, 2021 at 6:16pm

Please join us in wishing Mykal Kuslis, Assistant Principal at
Bullard-Havens Technical High School, a safe deployment overseas in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Mr. Kuslis is a First Lieutenant in the CT Army National Guard.

Thank you for...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, February 19th, 2021 at 5:33pm

Tune in to the latest episode of WTNH News 8's What’s Right With Schools to see how O’Brien Technical High School’s electrical students are upgrading the electrical system of a large apartment building in New Haven. #CTEMonth

Learn more...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemThursday, February 18th, 2021 at 8:14pm

A #CTE education takes students further during their high school experience - providing opportunities for:

➡️specialized classes
➡️internships
➡️and networking with members of their community!

#CTEMonth Association for Career and Technical...

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Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 5:11pm
This episode of the Made In America podcast features CTECS Superintendent of Schools, Jeff Wihbey!

Listen to him discuss his passion for CTECS & the importance of business & industry support to get our talented students into the workforce.

Full episode➡️ https://t.co/aK5ltRvijH https://t.co/WEfi0vyzBL
Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 3:53pm
Come stop by & say hello during the RSCO Family Event at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, Sunday, July 25 from 10am to 2pm! 👋

Explore the opportunities available through the Greater Hartford Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) at this FREE event!

For more info➡️ https://t.co/3gbLS2wqvI https://t.co/xB8l5hrxXH
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CT Dept of Education @EducateCT
It’s the Educational Event of the Summer!
This fun, FREE event on July 25, 2021 at Dunkin Donuts Park is your chance to discover what RSCO is all about AND have some fun while you’re there, too! Learn more and register here: https://t.co/ExREKwahLO https://t.co/rYdjLEvB9X
Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at 2:30pm
➡️Are you an employer looking to hire a CTECS student or graduate?

➡️Are you a CTECS student or alum looking for a job?

☑️Check out our new Job Board for trade-specific positions from our industry partners! https://t.co/wCAbKe4OxT

👆Use the Post a Job button for open positions https://t.co/GMUDyIip7j
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Monday, June 28th, 2021 at 12:48pm
Another @WTNH feature is live! 🎥

This episode of What's Right With Schools features the hands-on work from @GrassoTech #Bioscience & #EnvironmentalTechnology at Coogan Farm in Mystic, CT.

Watch the full feature below⬇️
https://t.co/CJ7QaLJstb

#RegenerativeAgriculture
Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at 2:09pm
It's here!🎥

This episode from @WTNH's What's Right With Schools highlights how the #HealthTechnology program at Wilcox Tech builds our students skillset and prepares them for future careers in #nursing.

Watch the full feature below! ⬇️
https://t.co/7LCm5EOiM9

#CNA #HealthTech
Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 3:37pm
Several Platt Tech students recently competed in the CT Homebuilders Association ( @HBRAofCT) at their annual student design competition, where they were asked to create plans & a physical model of a 3-bed home.

Check out their work in Architype Magazine➡️ https://t.co/LRTcm1iyus https://t.co/YpqERWyST6
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Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 3:47pm
🎥 New #CTECSWorks Episode! 🎥

This latest episode features the Emmett O'Brien Technical High School #electrical students working on a job site in New Haven⚡️

Watch the full episode ⬇️

@cityofnewhaven #studentworkforce #CTE #electricalengineering
https://t.co/aH9XIUPupF
Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 12:30pm
Sarah Cruz Velasquez, @GrassoTech graduate, plans to pursue a career as a #veterinarian and credits her strong academic foundation and acquisition of life-long trade skills to her education at Grasso.

https://t.co/XG2c4c3HwJ
Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 at 1:16pm
Congrats to the Windham Technical High School ( @WindhamTHS) students awarded for the Connecticut National History Day contest!

Read more about Connecticut National History Day➡️ https://t.co/efO09oGOTl https://t.co/hkEhsn7YP1
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Monday, June 14th, 2021 at 2:58pm
Kameron Kosma, senior at @NorwichTech, is combining his goal to study electrical engineering with his passion to serve the country in the @USCGAcademy.

Kosma is one of about 70 graduating seniors accepted into the Coast Guard Academy Scholars Program.

https://t.co/yR4YDlp9TT
Monday, June 14th, 2021 at 12:47pm
Another @WTNH feature coming soon!🎥

This "What's Right with Schools" segment will feature the @GrassoTech Bioscience & Environmental Technology (BET) shop and their work at Coogan Farms in Mystic, CT 🌱🧬️

Check out this sneak peek⬇️ https://t.co/CeTSSm4Juy
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