What are instructors saying about HSTTP?
“Thank you for your continued support and funding for the Construction Management Program. The students love receiving their Certificates of Achievement and the ICC's HSTTP makes such a difference in their lives. The knowledge they are receiving is invaluable."
Dr. Lisa Edler
Community Partnership & Program Internship Coordinator at East Career & Technical Academy (ECTA), a CCSD Five Star School and Magnet Schools of America Merit School of Distinction and 3-year HSTTP Member
"Both instructors passed the Electrical Exam and they now have a current industry certificate that they can add to their credentials. They also have a better handle on how to deliver the program to our students." Read this success story from ETCS.
Supervisor of Instructional Support, Erie County Technical School
"The opportunity you presented to our students to benefit from a certification process in the IRC was not only unique but highly successful. This program will grow from the seed you planted at Hartford Technical High School."
Michael J. Svezzese Jr.
CTE Trades and Industry Instructor, Hartford Technical High School
"The students benefit from learning the code then walking 25 feet and applying it to their work."
Charles G. Hagan
Principal, Harford Technical High School
"This experience is opening our students' eyes to career avenues that they had not even heard of prior to this training."
Dr. David W. Thomas
Director, York County School of Technology
What are construction professionals saying about HSTTP?
Letter of Support
Rhode Island Building Officials Association
"This program is a key first step in developing a qualified work force for the construction and code official professions."
Deputy Code Director, Hartford County, Maryland
"Provides students an invaluable advantage over their counterparts within the construction and code official professions."
ICC Region VII
"Learning code fundamentals would be extremely valuable to anyone planning a career in construction."
Paul J. Gorman
"Understanding how to read the International Codes would benefit future employees and subcontractors."
Kevin C. Harris
Production Manager, Ryan Homes
What are participating students saying about HSTTP?
"Now we can entice more students to join our carpentry program in the future with the thought of becoming certified by senior year."
"It was an honor to be part of the pilot program for the HSTTP. This will help future tech school students learn about the codes and give them a head start on their careers."
"This is an opportunity of a lifetime. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of this historical program."
"Going through the program was challenging, but now that I have finished working on it I understand now that it will help me as well as anyone who studies and takes this test in the future."
"Being given the opportunity to take an exam on these codes and earn a certification is very big. Having the certification for building codes helps us build our portfolio. This opportunity is greatly appreciated."
"If this program is introduced to students in the ninth grade, they will easily be able to pass the test by the time they are seniors."
"The test helped me memorize most of the code I use every day. Also, I can now easily find any section in the code book much faster than I could before."