Information for Guidance Counselors

Information for Guidance Counselors

We’re ready to show your students their path to a successful career!

Porter and Chester Institute is helping committed students attain rewarding careers through industry-modeled, student-centered, training and support of the highest caliber. Our hybrid, online and on-campus program offerings lead to diplomas in the Automotive, Computer,  Healthcare and Skilled Trades fields and prepare graduates for professional certifications in those fields.

Career Exploration ProgramCareer Exploration Program

The Career Exploration Program at Porter and Chester Institute offers high school students a "day in the life" glimpse into each of our programs.

Either 2 or 4 days per week (generally your students last class of the day) and 8 weeks long.

Your students visit our campus and experience our instructors, classrooms, and industry-modeled labs.

Your students spend several days shadowing each program individually.

Your students gain exposure to each career and insight to what it's about.

Please contact Jack Burke, Director High School Recruiting, for further information and details at or (860) 402-9173.



Porter and Chester Institute TUITION GRANTS for High School Seniors​

Do you know a high school student who is interested in a career in automotive, computers, healthcare or skilled trades? 2023 high school seniors can find out how to qualify for a $2,000 PCI Tuition Grants by completing our Request Information form or by calling us at 1-800-870-6789.

Upcoming Events for High School Seniors

Go to our Events page for more info

FAFSA Assistance​

FAFSA Assistance is an opportunity to meet virtually via Zoom with an Educational Funding Specialist for assistance with completing the FAFSA. This one-on-one appointment is for anyone working through the FAFSA.

Go to FAFSA Assistance

How to Apply

At Porter and Chester Institute, we're making it easier than ever for you to enroll using our automated application portal. Upload your documents and start the financial aid process without the hassle of drawn-out application processes. Taking control of your career just got easier! Get started today.

Go to Enrollment Portal

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