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The Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS) will give you a real-world advantage in a competitive job market and provide the academic skills needed for post-secondary education. Apply today, and take the first step to pursue a unique technical education!

For the 2020–2021 school year the application process has changed. If you are interested in applying for E.C. Goodwin Technical High School, A.I. Prince Technical High School and Howell Cheney Technical High School for fall 2020 classes, you must submit an online application through the Regional School Choice Office. Please select this option below.

Find the school(s) you want to apply to on the lists below and select the corresponding application. If you would like to apply to schools on both lists, you must fill out both the CTECS application AND the Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) online application.

CTECS Application for:

Abbott Tech (Danbury)

Bullard-Havens (Bridgeport)
Ellis Tech (Danielson)
Grasso Tech (Groton)
Kaynor Tech (Waterbury)
Norwich Tech (Norwich)
O'Brien Tech (Ansonia)
Platt Tech (Milford)
Prince Tech (Hartford)
Vinal Tech (Middletown)
Whitney Tech (Hamden)
Wilcox Tech (Meriden)
Windham Tech (Willimantic)
Wolcott Tech (Torrington)
Wright Tech (Stamford)


Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) online application for:

Cheney Tech (Manchester)
Goodwin Tech (New Britain)

Prince Tech (Hartford)

Please note: only online applications through RSCO ( choiceeducation.org) will be accepted for these three technical high schools.

Information for Applicants

Statement Regarding Inclusive Enrollment: CTECS is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination. CTECS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other reason prohibited by law in any employment practice or educational program or activity, including admissions and vocational opportunities. The persons designated to coordinate compliance with this policy are: Levy Gillespie, State Department of Education, 450 Columbus Ave, Hartford CT 06103, 860-807-2071 or Christine Spak, CTECS, 39 Woodland St, Hartford, CT 06105, 860-807-2212.

McKinney-Vento Act Protection for Homeless Students: Federal legislation (McKinney–Vento Homeless Assistance Act ) requires schools to remove barriers to the enrollment and retention in school of children and youth experiencing homelessness. Such students have the right to remain at his or her school of origin or to attend any school that housed students who live in the attendance area in which the child or youth is actually living. Such students also have a right to several services including transportation and lunch. Each school has a person responsible for service to homeless students.

Schools of Choice Rights to Full Access in Recruiting