The Construction Education Center, Inc. is a nonprofit training organization located in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. Launched by Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut, Inc. (CT ABC), The Center’s core mission is to provide quality training and education programs in order to advance careers and long-term opportunities in response to construction industry needs and to enhance the quality, safety and competitiveness of constructors within and outside the state.
On January 11, 2007, the Connecticut Commissioner of Higher Education approved The Center to operate a private occupational school in the State of Connecticut. This distinction signifies that The Center is authorized to offer postsecondary training programs in Connecticut. The Connecticut Department of Higher Education regulates and oversees private occupational schools licensed in Connecticut.
All courses provided by The Center are taught by qualified trades people, professionals and/or professors of construction management programs. In addition to apprenticeship in the HVAC, Sheet Metal, Plumbing and Carpentry trades and safety courses, The Center will provide professional development courses including Plan Reading, Site Layout, Site Estimating, Supervisory Training and Planning and Scheduling. The Center also is an approved provider of Continuing Education Unit courses (CEUs) by the State of Connecticut for Licensed Plumbers and Electricians.
For more information about Construction Education Center, Inc. and the courses and programs provided, please contact the Education Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 800-358-8825.
The mission of the Construction Education Center is to provide standardized training in order to prepare individuals for gainful employment and long term opportunities in the construction industry.
2016-2017 Board of Directors
Melissa Sheffy, Chair, Network Interiors
Charles Juhasz, Vice Chair, KBE Building Corporation
Ron Wunnemann, Treasurer, Supreme Industries, Inc.
Nancy Chiero, Director, Southington High School
Paul Gray, Director, EMCOR/New England Mechanical Services, Inc.
Mark Madore, Director, Interstate Electrical Services Corporation
Kirk Paluska, Director, Ductco, LLC
Don Poulin, Director, EMCOR/New England Mechanical Services, Inc.
Ken Woodward, Director, Associated Construction Co.
Chris Syrek, Ex-Officio, Associated Builders & Contractors of Connecticut, Inc.