School Information

20 Pulaski Hwy
Ansonia, CT 06401

Program of Studies

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School Contact

Primary Contact

Karen Phipps
Career and Technical Education Lead Teacher

Program Overview

Advanced Manufacturing Pathway

Brief Description
Students interested in Advanced Manufacturing (AM) can take a planned program of study to prepare for a career in AM. The program of study includes a partnership with Housatonic Community College where students can currently earn 5 credits toward the Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program and a partnership with the Workplace where students can register for a pre-apprentice program at the age of 16.
Year Program Started
Grade level that first course in sequence is offered
Manufacturing Production

Academic Design and Delivery

Are prerequisite courses required to enter the program?
Number of courses required to complete or offered in the program:
Total credits required to complete the program:
Industry-recognized credentials

A certificate or certification offered by a third party, A certificate of completion of a pre-apprenticeship, Credits towards the Housatonic Community College Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program.

Program Standards
Stakeholders participating in program review

Education: This may include a high school diploma or equivalent, postsecondary degree or completion of postsecondary level CTE coursework.

Certification: This may include possession of an industry-recognized license or certification.

Teacher or CTE Training: This may include completion of professional learning or training required for teachers generally, professional learning or training in the CTE field or in a specific occupational area, mentorship experience, or other pedagogical training.

Opportunities to earn credit articulating to the next level of education
Articulation agreements, Early college high school programs, Dual or concurrent enrollment programs

Industry Partnerships

Does program curricula incorporate employability skill standards?
How are employability skill standards incorporated into the program?
CSDE standards are used when developing curriculum for all Technology Education Classes.
Program/business partnerships
Yes - Sikorsky / Lockheed Martin Summer Internship
Community Partners
The Workplace - The Workplace provides pre-apprentice opportunities for students 16 and over.
Work-based learning opportunities/internships
Internships, Pre-apprenticeships
New this year, is a partnership with The Workplace to offer pre-apprenticeship opportunities for students 16 and over. The Workplace will provide training and pre-apprentice placement for students interested in Advanced Manufacturing. The Workplace is also offering to pay for students required clothing (like boots) and transportation (bus passes and / or driver's education). This is a new partnership and we are currently seeking interested high school participants for this program.

Student Recruitment and Engagement

How programs are marketed
Guidance activities, Other
Program data collection
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