On November 18, 2021, the Training & Technical Assistance (T2) Center staff, guests and Connecticut’s top transportation leaders honored 143 professionals who completed one or more of seven different certificate programs in 2020 and 2021.
There were 72 Public Works Academy graduates, 21 Road Master graduates, 13 Road Scholar graduates, 6 Local Traffic Authority graduates, 7 Transportation Leadership graduates, 8 Safety Champion graduates, and 16 graduates from the new Traffic Signal Technician Certificate Program. It is important to note that 12 of our 2020/2021 graduating class were members of the CT Department of Transportation.
The opening remarks of the ceremony were delivered by Assistant Dean Kylene Perras from the School of Engineering at the University of Connecticut. The keynote speakers for the event were Division Administrator Amy Jackson-Grove of the Federal Highway Administration, Commissioner Joseph Giulietti of the CT Department of Transportation; and two of our 2020/2021 graduates, Stephen Frycz Jr., Traffic Signal Supervisor for the City of Stamford and Tom Farrelly, Interim Road Foreman for the Town of Southbury.