ABOUT HENRY ABBOTT TECH

Henry Abbott Technical High School is located in Danbury, Connecticut and has over 600 students from 18 different towns. We recently underwent major renovations to create new, state-of-the-art shop facilities, computer labs and classrooms.

We offer a comprehensive high school and Career Technical Education in 12 occupational careers. Each graduate receives a high school diploma and a certificate in their chosen trade. In addition, Abbott Tech serves adult education students in various apprentice and extension courses.

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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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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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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 at 1:10pm
Check out this Made in America podcast episode ft. David Tuttle, Precision Machining Department Head at Platt THS

Mr. Tuttle talks about his passion for teaching & preparing the next generation of CT’s manufacturing workforce
#CTEMonth @actecareertech

⬇️ https://t.co/WTxR6KcHF6
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 4:14pm
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 to you? #CTEMonth https://t.co/NC6whDJHPG
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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 2:41pm
Coming Soon!🎥✨

A special collaboration between @GrassoTech's Digital Media students and the @NorwichTech Automotive Student Workforce for the next episode of #CTECSWorks

Check out our other CTECS Works episodes in the meantime here ➡️ https://t.co/23cxgCAd0G https://t.co/9LLiUfZt56
Monday, February 22nd, 2021 at 5:58pm
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 https://t.co/u7dPuaFiZ0 https://t.co/7qYKGsTfEy
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Friday, February 19th, 2021 at 3:16pm
Please join us in wishing Mykal Kuslis, Assistant Principal at @bullard_tech, 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 your service Mr. Kuslis! https://t.co/IObPz3PVMe
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Friday, February 19th, 2021 at 2:33pm
Tune in to the latest episode of @WTNH's What’s Right With Schools to see how O’Brien Tech’s electrical students are upgrading a large apartment building in New Haven. #CTEMonth

Learn more about CTECS student workforce➡️ https://t.co/mfxrN8isQV

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Thursday, February 18th, 2021 at 5:14pm
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 @actecareertech https://t.co/sArit9vCgf
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Thursday, February 11th, 2021 at 3:01pm
The Career Academy @ Wilcox THS is in full swing - today students learned how to operate a milling machine!

Darren, @MeridenK12 student: “This program has opened up my eyes to how many job opportunities there are.." #CTEmonth @actecareertech

Learn more➡️ https://t.co/9UxfuJmWlg https://t.co/mIm1cDqCBv
Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 5:04pm
February is #CTEMonth! Career Technical Education prepares students with real-world skills for the future.

Take this month to celebrate CTECS and thank your educators! @actecareertech https://t.co/a0C37H7Vzg
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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...
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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...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemThursday, February 11th, 2021 at 6:01pm

The Career Academy at Wilcox Tech is in full swing! Today, manufacturing students learned how to operate a milling machine.

Darren, a Grade 10 student from Meriden Public Schools said, “This program has opened up my eyes to how many job opportunities...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemWednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 8:04pm

February is #CTEMonth! Career Technical Education prepares students with real-world skills for the future.

Take this month to celebrate CTECS and thank your educators!

Association for Career and Technical Education #CareerTechEd

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemTuesday, February 9th, 2021 at 6:28pm

Congratulations to J.M. Wright Technical High School freshman Liora Wilkins, recipient of the 2021 Hudson-to-Housatonic Scholastic Writing Awards! 🏆

Liora was awarded a Silver Key for her flash fiction piece "Never a Rainy Wednesday.”

✍️ An excerpt from...

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Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, February 5th, 2021 at 8:16pm

Know an employer looking to develop future talent for their company? The Work-Based Learning program at CTECS provides employers with highly motivated, experienced, responsible student workers in over 30 trade areas.

Provide students with real-world experience while building a talent pipeline....

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemThursday, February 4th, 2021 at 7:48pm

Remember that RV-12 aircraft that our talented Wilcox Tech students helped to build?

This morning, that same plane helped Arvy, a lost and injured Pelican, make his way back home to a wildlife refuge Florida. Fun fact – Arvy was named...

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