Secretary Cardona to Travel to Groton, Connecticut, with Congressman Joe Courtney to Discuss Career Technical Education and Manufacturing Pipeline

Secretary Cardona to Travel to Groton, Connecticut, with Congressman Joe Courtney to Discuss Career Technical Education and Manufacturing Pipeline

On Friday, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will travel to Groton, Connecticut, with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney to visit two schools and discuss career and technical education. Secretary Cardona and Rep. Courtney will tour Thames River Magnet School. Afterwards, they will visit Ella T. Grasso Technical High School’s manufacturing program and speak with students and education leaders about the school’s manufacturing pipeline and the Biden Administration’s efforts to support career and technical education. Under the Build Back Better framework, an investment of billions of dollars would go towards supporting workforce development programs.

A press gaggle will follow this event.

Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney
Superintendent of Groton Public Schools Susan Austin
Thames River Magnet School Principal Jamie Giordano

What :

Tour of Thames River Magnet School

When :

Friday, Jan. 14, 2022
9:15-9:35 a.m. ET (Time is subject to change)

Where :

Thames River Magnet School
250 Brandegee Ave.
Groton, Connecticut

This event is pooled press. If you are interested in covering this event or receiving footage, please email press@ed.gov.


Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney

What :

Tour of Ella T. Grasso Technical High School’s Manufacturing Center

When :

Friday, Jan. 14, 2022
10:05-10:15 a.m. ET (Time is subject to change)
*Please arrive no later than 9:50 am ET*

Where :

Ella T. Grasso Technical High School
189 Fort Hill Rd.
Groton, Connecticut

Space is limited. If you are interested in covering this event, please email press@ed.gov.


Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney
Superintendent of Groton Public Schools Susan Austin

What :

Conversation with Students and Education Leaders from Ella T. Grasso Technical High School

When :

Friday, Jan. 14, 2022
10:25-10:45 a.m. ET (Time is subject to change)

Where :

Ella T. Grasso Technical High School
189 Fort Hill Rd.
Groton, Connecticut

This is an open press event. If you are interested in covering this event, please email press@ed.gov.


Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney

What :

Press Gaggle with Secretary Cardona and Congressman Courtney

When :

Friday, Jan. 14 2022
10:45-10:55 a.m. ET (Time is subject to change)

Where :

Ella T. Grasso Technical High School
189 Fort Hill Rd.
Groton, Connecticut

This is an open press event. If you are interested in covering this event, please email press@ed.gov.