Public Works Academy

The Connecticut Public Works Academy is an introductory level training program for those public works staff that are new to public works and road maintenance. It is also an excellent opportunity to provide updated information on the latest in best practice and technologies to those employees new to professional development. 2018 Fall Public Works Academy Brochure.

The program is comprised of a series of six (6) weekly sessions aimed at providing education on those core competencies necesssary to be a successful public works professional. These sessions cover the following topics:

Professionalism & Communication Skills

Road Fundamentals

Operational Safety

Work Zone Safety and Flagger Certification

Chainsaw Safety and Storm Clean Up

Winter Operations and Safe Snow Plowing


Participants are required to complete all six (6) sessions in order to complete the Academy.

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Technology Transfer Center
270 Middle Turnpike, Unit 5202
Storrs, CT 06269-5202
(860) 486-5400