Connecticut School Honored with Prestigious Award

Porter and Chester Institute, an accredited career school ( with 9 campuses in New England, was presented with a School of Excellence Award from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) for 2011-2012.

Watertown, CT, September 19, 2012 --( The School of Excellence Award recognizes schools for their commitment to the expectations and rigors of ACCSC accreditation, as well as efforts in maintaining high-level of achievement among their students.

Porter and Chester Institute is being honored with this award for its above average job placement and graduation rates compared to other accredited schools and for its continual dedication to uphold the high standards of ACCSC accreditation. As a School of Excellence, Porter and Chester Institute was honored at the 2012 Professional Development Conference Awards Ceremony in San Diego, California last week.

About Porter and Chester Institute:
Porter and Chester Institute, Inc. is a Connecticut-based postsecondary institution with over 60 years of experience in providing technical, business, and health related occupational preparation. Founded in 1946, the Institute trains over 3,000 students annually through nine (9) campuses in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Porter and Chester Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is approved by the Connecticut Commissioner of Higher Education, and licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Porter and Chester Institute employs hands-on education to prepare students for successful technical careers.

Contact Information:
30 Waterchase Drive
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Porter and Chester Institute
Nicole LaPointe
(860) 529-2519