Superintendent of Schools

Department of Education Chief of Educational Services

Recruitment #240201-3039MP-100



The Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS) seeks an outstanding educational leader for the position of Superintendent of Schools and invites qualified and interested candidates to apply. This position will be located at CTECS Central Office, 39 Woodland St, Hartford, CT, 06105

This position:

  • Serves as Superintendent of a statewide and state-funded school system offering academic and technical education and post-secondary technical education. 
  • Oversees the select central office staff, school administrators and CTECS staff members.
  • Works with the Executive Director to ensure the accomplishment of the System’s mission to prepare trade-bound students to meet the skilled workforce needs in Connecticut through exemplary trade and academic programming. 
  • Will be able to articulate shared goals to all constituent groups and ensures that staff members are working in concert with the System’s strategic and operational plan. 
  • Has substantial knowledge and experience in powering curricula, formative assessments and data-driven decision-making in the academic and trade/technology areas. 
  • Demonstrates creativity and innovation thinking in an effort to achieve the System's vision, mission and goals.


For over 100 years, CTECS has been the leading force in Career Technical Education (CTE) in the State of Connecticut. CTECS operates 17 diploma-granting technical high schools, one technical education center and two airframe mechanics and aircraft maintenance programs. The school system provides a direct employment pipeline for high school students and adult learners. The System serves approximately 11,200 full-time high school students. We offer 31 career technical education programs. Graduates earn a Connecticut high school diploma, CTE certificate in their field of study, and multiple stackable credentials giving them the “competitive edge.” These credentials include but are not limited to state occupational licensure, national technical skill competency certifications, and industry-recognized credentialing. In addition, CTECS serves over 3,000 adult education students in aviation and apprenticeships programs.


We envision CTECS as the primary pipeline for Connecticut’s skilled labor workforce.


Through exemplary trade and academic programming, CTECS prepares trade-bound students to meet the skilled workforce needs in Connecticut.