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Windham-ECO  is a grade 9-14 program, located at Windham High School, where students complete high school and earn an associate degree, tuition free. The length of enrollment, between 4 to 6 years, is tailored to the learning needs and educational goals of each student.

Students choose one of the two degree pathways offered as part of the program; Manufacturing Principles or Technology Studies: Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management.

Upon graduation, students will have the skills and knowledge to continue their studies or step seamlessly into competitive industry jobs.

This program is made possible through the support of industry and college partners which include Quinebaug Valley Community College, General Dynamics Electric Boat, Eastern Workforce Investment Board, and Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance.
 Check out the awesome news coverage on our first kickoff event!
Program Benefits
  • No out-of-pocket cost for an associate degree
  • 4 year, 5 year, 6 year program possibilities
  • College courses at Windham High School and QVCC
  • One-on-one long-term mentorships
  • Students will be placed in internships at Electric Boat and other companies
  • First in line for jobs at Electric Boat and other companies upon graduation
Download the ECO Brochure & Flyer
Download the ECO Application--Apply by March 31 please!