ABOUT H.C. WILCOX TECH

H.C. Wilcox Technical High School proudly continues to be a fixture in the Meriden community. Our students learn high-demand technical skills, take college-prep classes and develop career and employability skills. We offer state-of-the-art facilities where students can choose from 13 career technologies.

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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

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QUICKLINKS

QUICKLINKS

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SCHOOL SAFETY

Reporting a Concern

We encourage our students and parents to contact us anytime with questions or concerns. However, due to the sensitive nature of some circumstances, we want to provide a way for individuals to make anonymous reports.

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, January 15th, 2021 at 5:59pm

In collaboration with Meriden Public Schools, H.C. Wilcox Technical High School opened an afterschool, career and technical education (CTE) program for grade 10 and 11 Meriden public school students.

23 students have enrolled in the two-year Career Academy program and will...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, January 15th, 2021 at 5:38pm

Act NOW to Apply for a Seat at 1 of 3 Local Technical High Schools in the Greater Hartford Area

Students entering grade 9 can take advantage of the RSCO Early Application Deadline for the technical high schools on JANUARY 22nd to...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut State Department of Education
Act NOW to Apply for a Seat at 1 of 3 Local Technical High Schools in the Greater Hartford Area

Students entering grade 9 can take advantage of the RSCO Early Application Deadline for the technical high schools on JANUARY 22nd to apply for a spot in the Connecticut Technical Education and Career System at A.I. Prince, E.C. Goodwin and Howell Cheney Technical High Schools and receive placement offers in February. Attending a CTECS technical high school gives students the opportunity to attend highly focused courses in their chosen career pathway - in 31 occupational careers! Students explore their field through a rigorous academic curriculum and hands-on experience that gives them a true competitive advantage in college or their career track.

At A.I. Prince, E.C. Goodwin and Howell Cheney your child can earn a diploma, along with CTE certificates and additional credentials, plus earn college credits right from their high school classrooms. The world-class education at all of our technical high schools ensures academics success, career technical education mastery and enthusiasm for lifelong learning. Visit the RSCO virtual fair website for valuable information, helpful videos and links to apply! https://fairs.rsco2.ct.gov/ Apply at https://www.rsco2.ct.gov
Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, January 15th, 2021 at 4:43pm

A big thanks to the Eugene Atwood Fund for providing Grasso Tech and Norwich Tech with a $10,000 grant each for trade-area equipment.

The funds will go towards items such as a tire position monitor scan tool, a koi pond and...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemTuesday, January 12th, 2021 at 6:02pm

Limited seats remain in Connecticut’s technical high schools for the fall 2021 incoming 9th grade class.

Submit your application today!
➡️ https://www.cttech.org/admissions/

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemMonday, January 11th, 2021 at 8:08pm

Don’t miss the final week to register for CTECS evening adult apprenticeship courses!

Related instruction is offered in Electrical, Heating & Cooling, Plumbing, Sheet Metal, and Barbering. All courses are offered in-person or online.

Find registration and...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, January 8th, 2021 at 6:52pm

Check out the latest episode of CTECS' Alumni Success Stories series! Episode 3 features Gil Simmons, WTNH News 8's local weatherman, and his experience as a Harvard H. Ellis Tech graduate.

“I believe in what the trade school teaches young people,...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemThursday, January 7th, 2021 at 8:05pm

Vinal Technical High School Criminal Justice Department Head, David Cruickshank, and longtime friend Dan Clemente, now the Human Resources Director of Emergency Resource Management, have paired up to address the shortage of EMS providers future leaders across Connecticut.

The two have created...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemWednesday, January 6th, 2021 at 7:01pm

Two Connecticut teenagers are celebrating the success of their new novel as a #1 Bestseller and a #1 Hot New Release on Amazon.

Willow Wren, of Greenwich, and Anthony Olmo of Norwalk, a J.M. Wright...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemTuesday, January 5th, 2021 at 7:34pm

The Goodwin Tech girls volleyball team, the Gladiators, has faced many challenges this past year, including merging with the CRAL after the CTC temporarily disbanded to satisfy travel limitations for its teams. However that didn’t stop the team from winning their championship title once again!...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemThursday, December 17th, 2020 at 6:30pm

What’s been going on at CTECS? Check out our latest CTECS Works newsletter to find out!

➡️Students complete airplane build
➡️COVID-19 resources deployed by students and staff
➡️The introduction of the first Vet Tech program
➡️and much more!...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemWednesday, December 16th, 2020 at 7:01pm

Take a look at one of our latest Student Workforce projects! A. I. Prince Technical High School's Carpentry students transformed this old deck and its railings by adding new composite boards and handrails.

Are you interested in hiring our students for your...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemTuesday, December 15th, 2020 at 6:30pm

Gateway Community College, New Haven's Automotive Technology Program, a College Career Pathways Articulation partner, has generously donated a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze as well as two engines for use in our Bullard-Havens Automotive Technology Program!

Many thanks to Gateway for their generous donation...

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Friday, January 15th, 2021 at 2:59pm
In collab with @MeridenK12, Wilcox THS has opened an afterschool, CTE program for Meriden public school students in grades 10 & 11.

The 23 students enrolled in the 2 year Career Academy program will graduate with CTE credits towards a HS diploma & industry-recognized credentials https://t.co/BanvweDQcW
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Friday, January 15th, 2021 at 1:46pm
A big thanks to the Eugene Atwood Fund for providing @GrassoTech & @NorwichTech with a $10k grant each for trade-area equipment.

The Eugene Atwood Fund provides interest free loans to New London County area students.

Learn more➡️ https://t.co/2vy0GCkIqp https://t.co/Vo99pUSooh
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Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 at 3:02pm
Limited seats remain in Connecticut’s technical high schools for the Fall 2021 incoming 9th grade class.

Submit your application today! ➡ https://t.co/LzvDUL8HME https://t.co/wnTFv5NrDj
Monday, January 11th, 2021 at 5:08pm
Don’t miss the final week to register for CTECS evening adult apprenticeship courses!

Related instruction offered in Electrical, Heating & Cooling, Plumbing, Sheet Metal, & Barbering. Courses offered in-person or online

Registration & program info at:
https://t.co/K3mZmAcJJc https://t.co/oJv2iAs2lP
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Friday, January 8th, 2021 at 3:52pm
Watch the latest episode of Alumni Stories, where CTECS grads share how a technical high school education contributed to their success!

Ep 3 features @WTNH's own Gil Simmons, an Ellis Tech graduate.

https://t.co/wg2N30w6jF

Have an alumni story to share? DM us! #CTECSAlumni
Thursday, January 7th, 2021 at 5:06pm
. @VinalTechHS teacher David Cruickshank and longtime friend Dan Clemente have teamed up to create a Junior EMS Leadership Program at Vinal THS.

This new paid internship opportunity is for students in their junior & senior year.

For more information: https://t.co/DqghglrCie
Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 at 4:01pm
Two CT teens are celebrating the success of their new novel as #1 Bestseller & #1 Hot New Release on Amazon.

Willow Wren of Greenwich & JM Wright student Anthony Olmo's book "Dauntless Chronicles" has been climbing the charts since it was published.

https://t.co/qQRgbsbgxF
Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 at 4:34pm
The Goodwin Tech girls volleyball team, the Gladiators, faced many challenges this past year. But that didn’t stop them from winning their championship title once again!

They are the first team in program history to be crowned champs two years in a row. Congrats ladies! 🏅🏐 https://t.co/aJc6jA85aw
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Thursday, December 17th, 2020 at 3:30pm
What’s been going on at CTECS? Check out our latest CTECS Works newsletter to find out!

➡️Students complete airplane build
➡️COVID-19 resources deployed by students and staff
➡️The introduction of the first Vet Tech program
➡️and much more!

https://t.co/BsO2tsWdeu https://t.co/W8jr60LLvn
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