HARTFORD — Nivea Torres has been appointed Interim Superintendent of the Connecticut Technical High School System, state officials announced on Thursday.
Torres was recommended jointly by the Connecticut Technical High School System’s Governing Board and Commissioner of Education Stefan Pryor. Her appointment was unanimously approved by the Connecticut State Board of Education.
Torres, who has served as the technical system’s Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction since August of 2010, will assume her new role on January 1, 2013. She replaces Patricia Ciccone, who resently stepped down to become superintendent of schools in Westbrook.