Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School
613 Upper Maple Street Danielson, CT 06239 (860) 412-7500
Online at: www.cttech.org
H.H. Ellis is located in the northeast corner of Connecticut abutting the Danielson Airport. Over five hundred high school students attend the day school program.
Our ten trade offerings focus on excellence, craftsmanship, work-readiness, and skills for rapid advancement. Our academic offerings in partnership with Quinebaug Valley Community College in Danielson and Three Rivers Community College in Norwich offer high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to receive college credit for select high school courses. H.H. Ellis proudly boasts of a full complement of student activities.
Marianapolis Preparatory School
26 Chase Road Thompson, CT 06277 (860) 923-9565
Online at: www.marianapolis.org
Marianapolis was established in 1926 under the sponsorship of the Congregation of Marians of the Immaculate Conception. Originally called St. Mary’s College, the school embraced a mission of preparing young men to take leadership roles in society and the Catholic Church.
The school became coeducational in 1974, opening with 108 students, 8 of whom were female. By 1975, female enrollment increased substantially, and women began competing on their own interscholastic athletics teams. The school population has continued to grow and diversify throughout the new millennium; enrollment has remained steadily at about half-male, half-female.
In August of 2001, the Trinity Foundation (a group of parents, alumni, and friends) assumed governance of the school and appointed Marilyn Ebbitt as Headmistress. Significant campus expansion continued, including the acquisition and renovation of dormitories and the development of the theatre, the dance studio, and many school programs. The Trinity Foundation named Joseph Hanrahan Head of School in July of 2011.
The mission of Marianapolis Preparatory School is to educate students in the Catholic tradition of academic excellence, with a commitment to an active faith in God and a dedication to building character with content, compassion, and integrity.
398 Pomfret Street Pomfret CT 06258 (860) 963-0128
Online at: www.pomfretschool.org
Founded in 1894, Pomfret School is an independent coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school for 350 students in grades 9 through 12 and postgraduates. Set on a stunning 500-acre campus in Northeastern Connecticut and brought to life by an exceptional faculty, Pomfret offers a rich and rewarding experience for students from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Through a rigorous and engaging education, a commitment to service beyond self, and numerous opportunities for personal growth in academic, athletic, artistic, and residential settings, students emerge as ethical and active citizens of the world.
Quinebaug Valley Community College
Danielson Campus 742 Upper Maple Street Danielson, CT 06239 (860) 774-1130
Willimantic Center 729 Main St. Willimantic, CT 06226 (860) 423-1824
Online at: www.qvcc.commnet.edu
Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) is a public two-year college supported by the State of Connecticut and governed by the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (ConnSCU) Board of Regents. One of 12 institutions in the community college system, QVCC’s service region is Windham County in the northeastern corner of the state. The college has a 68 acre campus located on Upper Maple Street in Danielson and a Center on Main Street in downtown Willimantic.
QVCC is a small but growing college of more than 2,200 credit students that offers 25 associate degree programs and 28 certificate programs. With a QVCC education, students have the ability to transfer to colleges and universities across the country. The Guaranteed Admission Program with the University of Connecticut and the Transfer Compact with any of the Connecticut State Universities allow for seamless transfer.
The Center for Community & Professional Learning (CPL) provides career and skills training opportunities, including the robust Learning in Retirement group which offers educational courses for people over the age of 50. A company seeking professional development for its employees can work with CPL for customized training solutions, front-line supervision training and short-term computer skills courses.
The college also functions as a community center allowing residents access to its library and Spirol Art Gallery in Danielson, as well as the ability for community groups and organizations to host their events in the building.
In 2008, QVCC partnered with EASTCONN to open the Quinebaug Middle College, an alternative, innovative educational option for students in grades 10-12 who felt disconnected from their high school program and were in danger of dropping out, particularly those who were capable and independent learners.
A 38,000 square foot addition at the Danielson campus that will house the Middle College is scheduled for completion in the beginning of 2014. The new wing will include classroom space, improved science facilities, a half gym, and faculty and staff offices. A renovation and expansion of the existing cafeteria and library is also underway.
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