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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STRATEGIC PLAN

STRATEGIC PLAN

Working for Students and Connecticut’s Future, our 3-year strategic operating plan, sets the CTECS in pursuit of our bold vision: to be the best technical education and career system in the United States.

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HIRE US

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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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

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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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Friday, May 14th, 2021 at 3:37pm
Yesterday, a proposal was introduced to extend the operating hours at CTECS schools.

“We want more young people to have this opportunity by increasing access to career technical education across Connecticut.” – Jeffrey Wihbey, Superintendent of Schools

https://t.co/dcezBuXygb
Friday, May 14th, 2021 at 1:43pm
Eli Whitney THS was visited on Monday by the Experience @Stratasys Tour in partnership with @AETLabs.

Touring the mobile showroom, students had a chance to observe #3Dprinting in action & learn about applications for #additivemanufacturing!

More photos➡️ https://t.co/l1c9oL4Hdn https://t.co/WF87ud91cV
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Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 at 2:32pm
This past week, Eli Whitney THS students helped to install West Haven’s first charging kiosk for #ElectricCars

The 240V charger was donated by Control Module Inc. in Enfield, part of a program sponsored by the
@gnhccc

More about Student Workforce➡️ https://t.co/f5pj8DjJ8G https://t.co/KYmSS4bUa8
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Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 at 2:03pm
Students at @Prince_THS have collaborated together from several shops throughout the school, on a mission to complete a bird box.

The project included student work from:
⚙️Manufacturing
🔧Plumbing
🚗Autobody
🧱Masonry
📐Carpentry
🎨Graphics
🧬Bioscience https://t.co/cZi0s5a80E
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Monday, May 3rd, 2021 at 1:03pm
It’s officially Teacher Appreciation Week! 🍎📚❤️️

From everyone at CTECS, we extend our deepest gratitude to our hard-working teachers for their unwavering dedication to their students. They make an impact on their lives every day!

#ThankATeacher #TeacherAppreciationWeek https://t.co/LV1jxAYTvE
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Friday, April 30th, 2021 at 1:36pm
Congratulations to the #educators selected as district and school Teachers of the Year for 2021 and 2022! 🎉🍎📚

View the full list here ➡️ https://t.co/zZYiPooNJJ https://t.co/2LYueUcWkA
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Thursday, April 29th, 2021 at 12:59pm
🎉Congrats to all of those honored at the 2021 CT SkillsUSA Ceremony! While this year’s championship looked a bit different, CTECS students quickly adapted & showcased the best talent and leadership in CT.

What was your favorite area of #SkillsUSA 2021?

https://t.co/p4jbE4i6xU
Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 at 1:25pm
Yesterday, @GrassoTech's Info Technology trade spoke with @LGSusanB during a press conference encouraging CT students to participate in the 2021 Computing Challenge - where grade 3-12 students create apps to spread positivity, tackle important issues or promote healthy habits.
Sunday, April 25th, 2021 at 4:00pm
Are you still trying to figure out how to navigate remote/hybrid learning in a way that works for your child and family?

In partnership w/ @ColumbiaCPRC, CTECS has introduced workshops we hope will aid your decision making to meet your needs

More info➡️ https://t.co/JvlKTwuds0 https://t.co/LuxlEU7N7d
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