Porter and Chester Institute
Porter and Chester Institute, a tech school with nine campuses in Connecticut and Massachusetts, offers students a special kind of training. The program curriculum are put together through the combined collaboration of both the school and the local employers so graduates are trained in areas of work that are important in the community. The instructors who teach the classes are also experienced in the fields in which they teach. Students at Porter and Chester can choose from the following areas o study: computers, automotive, healthcare and skilled trades. The school believes in a "learn by doing" philosophy, which ensures the students get a large amount of hands-on training. Upon completing training, students have gone on to seek work as practical nurses, automotive technicians, medical assistants, electricians, medical billing and coding specialists, CADD technicians, and dental assistants to name just a few. Porter and Chester also offers online education and military-based programs.