State’s technical high schools team up with industry leaders – WFSB

GROTON, CT (WFSB) – The new school year is just about here, and focused classroom skill sets are being taught in a new career academy in Connecticut’ technical high schools.

Connecticut’s technical high schools are teaming up with industry leaders, like Electric Boat, to train their future skilled workforce, like Ellis Tech Career Academy graduate Alden White, who joined Electric Boat four years ago.

“Essentially it was like a two-year associates degree, and when it was time for an interview, I had a portfolio with designs and dimensions. I knew what I was supposed to be doing,” White said.

“We do have a deep long rooted heritage