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Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

The manufacturing pipeline is only starting to get filled up in Connecticut. There’s more coming. At a celebratory ceremony held at Synergy Alternative High School in East Hartford on June 8, 13 students received certificates for completing their pre-apprenticeship program and 72-hour online ToolingU training. Governor Dannel P. Malloy spoke…

Student Apprenticeship Programs Open Doors To Manufacturing Jobs

(Hartford Courant, 5/4/18) Less then a year ago, Olivia Hernandez decided to transfer out of the high school where she’d missed months of class to suspensions for fighting and bad behavior. And she cried, for the lost credits that meant she likely wouldn’t graduate on time, and for what she…

Congresswoman Esty Visits Young Manufacturers Academy

Congresswoman Esty Visits Young Manufacturers Academy

5th District of Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty visited a Young Manufacturers Academy program at Kaynor Technical High School in Waterbury, Connecticut this morning. YMA programs, run by CCAT in partnership with the Connecticut Technical High School system and supported with funding from the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s…

Veteran Workforce Initiative Announced

Veteran Workforce Initiative Announced

At Manchester Community College on Tuesday, August 02, 2016, the Make It. Here initiative supported by Connecticut State Colleges and Universities kicked off a marketing campaign targeted at recruiting veterans into manufacturing.  DOL Commissioner Scott Jackson, President of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System Mark Ojakian, Lieutenant Governor Nancy…

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