ABOUT CHENEY TECH

Cheney Technical High School

Howell Cheney Technical High School stays ahead of the technology curve with a student-designed and built energy-efficient e-house, outfitted with a solar energy system. This new technology helps prepare students for 21st century jobs. Cheney Technical High School gives students the opportunity to enter high-paying careers upon graduation or continue their education at a two- or four-year university.

Our students can select a career technical education program from a catalog of 10 different technologies. Highlights of our technology curriculum are the Diesel and Welding Technology shops, the only programs of its kind on the secondary level in the state of Connecticut.

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Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, December 3rd, 2021 at 6:41pm

Arturo Solis, Emmett O'Brien Technical High School Boys Soccer Coach, has been the program's head coach since 1976 and just completed his remarkable 46th season️.

He now regularly coaches against a former assistant coach of his, his son Adrian Solis, the Head...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Emmett O'Brien Tech (Ansonia, CT) Boys Soccer Coach Arturo Solis has been the program's head coach since 1976 and just completed his remarkable 46th season. ...
Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemWednesday, December 1st, 2021 at 8:02pm

Senator Chris Murphy invites Connecticut students to participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest! 📝

Open to students K-12, students may submit essays that reflect on Dr. King's dream, their own aspirations, and the importance of what Dr. King means...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, November 19th, 2021 at 5:23pm

The Career Academy at H.C. Wilcox Technical High School is growing Connecticut's workforce pipeline.

The afterschool program, in partnership with Meriden Public Schools, provides Meriden students the opportunity to get a hands-on look at three different trades; Auto Collision Repair &...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemThursday, November 18th, 2021 at 8:12pm

We are excited to announce that we will be participating in CT’s first-in-the-nation Student Voice4Change Challenge.

In partnership with the Connecticut State Department of Education, we are empowering students to use their voice and their vote to decide how federal education...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemThursday, November 18th, 2021 at 7:48pm

The CTECS Precision Machining Technology program prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills in:

➡️Planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products
➡️Production planning and control
➡️Maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering

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Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Students enrolled in the CTECS Precision Machining Technology program are given instruction in and demonstrate skills and knowledge in machine safety, measur...
Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, November 12th, 2021 at 6:23pm

The latest WTNH News 8 What's Right With Schools segment features the A. I. Prince Technical High School #AutomotiveTechnology students.

From tires to engines and almost everything in between, these auto students get the real life day-to-day experience...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemWednesday, November 10th, 2021 at 4:35pm

Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School alumni and class valedictorian Jonathan Varga is currently thriving in his Management & Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM) program at UConn.

Using the hands-on experience gained from the Precision Machining Technology program at Ellis, Varga was one...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemTuesday, November 9th, 2021 at 6:53pm

Congrats to the Criminal Justice & Protective Services students at Vinal Technical High School who completed their realistic simulated hazardous material training exercise last week.

Using a tanker truck and a 185 pound dummy dressed like a firefighter, students took turns handling...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemTuesday, November 9th, 2021 at 12:41pm
Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemFriday, November 5th, 2021 at 6:07pm

Congrats to our students at Henry Abbott Technical High School for winning September's #CTFAFSAChallenge!

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemMonday, November 1st, 2021 at 6:26pm

Over 100+ Sustainable Architecture students participated in the CTECS Architecture Career Fair last week from our shops at Platt, Bullard, Ellis and Windham Tech.

With guest speakers, ice breaker activities and virtual booths, students got the chance to network and look...

Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
Connecticut Technical Education and Career SystemWednesday, October 27th, 2021 at 5:50pm

Recently J.M. Wright Technical High School competed with the local community in their 14th annual Stamford chili cook-off! Beating out local fire departments and amateur chefs, Wright Tech culinary freshman Eddie DeMarkey was crowned the champ with a recipe created in collaboration with Culinary Instructor...

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Arturo Solis, #OBrienTech Boys Soccer Coach, has been the program's head coach since 1976 & just completed his 46th season️⚽️

He now regularly coaches against former asst coach, his son Adrian, the Head Boys Soccer Coach at #AbbottTech

https://t.co/8bPpSCrJoV
. @ChrisMurphyCT invites CT students to participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest!📝

Students K-12 may submit essays that reflect on Dr. King’s dream, their aspirations & what Dr. King means to them.

Submissions must be received by Jan 12th

https://t.co/yU1UkP5wmB
The Career Academy at Wilcox Tech is growing CT's workforce pipeline.

The afterschool program, in partnership with @MeridenK12, provides students a hands-on look at 3 trades; #AutoCollisionRepair, #Carpentry, & #Culinary

Learn more in this @WTNH feature⬇️ https://t.co/4hwBFEXTuP
In partnership with @EducateCT, we’re participating in CT’s first-in-the-nation Student Voice4Change Challenge to empower students to decide how federal funding is spent in our schools.

Students can begin crafting proposals now! Learn more: https://t.co/INwbTMSoCb! https://t.co/BTuLg5N7eN
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The CTECS Precision Machining Technology program prepares students with the technical knowledge and skills to enter the manufacturing workforce.

Take a closer look inside the #PrecisionMachiningTechnology shop at Emmett O'Brien Technical High School ⬇️

https://t.co/G9WLsSsIei
The latest @WTNH What's Right With Schools features the @aiprincetech #AutomotiveTechnology students.

From tires to engines and almost everything in between, these auto students get the real life day-to-day experience of a garage or dealership.

https://t.co/6OZsvCIKZt
Ellis Tech alumni Jonathan Varga is thriving in his Management & Engineering for Manufacturing program at @UConn.

Using experience from the #PrecisionMachining program, Varga started in his field at @WestminsterTool at age 16.

Read more➡️ https://t.co/nckCVjEczg

@UConnEngineer
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