School Information

267 Slater Ave
Griswold, CT 06351

Program of Studies

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School Contact

Primary Contact

Timothy Conner
Technology Education Teacher

Program Overview

Advanced Manufacturing

Brief Description
This is a new program that is sponsored and managed by the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board. The curriculum was developed for the Youth Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative (YMPI) consisting of 150 hours of classroom instruction in six core skill areas.
Program Focus
Year Program Started
Grade level that first course in sequence is offered

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

National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), American Welding Society (AWS), Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), Electronics Technicians Association (ETA),  ANSI, A certificate or certification offered by a third party

Program Standards
Yes -
How often program curriculum is reviewed
Stakeholders participating in program review

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

Work Experience: This may include completion of a specified number of hours or years of work or apprenticeship experience in the occupational area.

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
Early college high school programs

Industry Partnerships

Does program curricula incorporate employability skill standards?
How are employability skill standards incorporated into the program?
There is one 20 hour unit dedicated to employability skills divided into "soft skills" and "hard skills", Work ethics, self-motivation vs the skills acquired using tools and processing materials
Program/business partnerships
Yes - Contact EWIB for more information
Work-based learning opportunities/internships
The pre-apprenticeship program is managed by the industry partners of the Eastern Connecticut Investment Board's YMPI program

Student Recruitment and Engagement

How programs are marketed
Printed materials, Guidance activities
Program data collection
Data is collected by EWIB related to the number of students who complete the required OSHA 10 and Tooling University classes.