Automotive Technology

Contact: Roxanne Amiot

Automotive Instructor/Department Head

Each student is required to complete four years of a Career Technical Education program. To learn more about  Connecticut Technical Education and Career System's Automotive Technology course breakdown by grade, please visit our  district website.

Automotive Technology Uniform Information

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Auto Information

Featured Auto News

RAmiot SEMA.jpgConnecticut High School Instructor Roxanne Amiot Named 2019 SEMA-NACAT Award Winner. Read the full story!

ArlindAuto picture3.jpgo Pereira is a 12th grade Automotive student that is doing Work-Based Learning at D’Addario Buick, Cadillac, GMC in Shelton, CT with mentor Chris Amiot. Arlindo previously completed a voluntary position internship at State Police Barracks Troop G Fleet garage under Chris Strong. Instructor Mrs. Amiot is very proud of the growth seen in Arlindo. "Business partnerships, especially long term ones like with D’Addario Auto Group, help build our students as well as help us grow new techs for industry,” Amiot said.

Auto picture2.JPGBullard-Havens Auto Senior Kevin Delgado (left) is posing with his mentor Josh Russo at his Work-Based Learning (WBL) job at George Harte Nissan in West Haven, CT. Kevin has been on WBL since his junior year and enjoys it. His instructor Mrs. Amiot is proud of him and Josh Russo, her former student and a graduate of the Platt Tech auto program. "There is nothing better than a graduate using the skilled trade they were taught at our schools, being successfully employed and then returning to help mentor other students and giving it back," said Amiot. Way to go guys and way to go CTECS!

Auto News

WIX Filters Names Bullard-Havens Technical High School 2018 School of the Year (Oct. 2018)

Get to know ... Prisila Barroso, first female technician at Jaguar Land Rover (Dec. 2018)

Bullard-Haven’s automotive program wins national recognition (Nov. 2018)

Mayor proclaims Nov. 27 as Bullard-Havens Day in Bridgeport  (Nov. 2018)

Female Auto Shop Teacher At Bullard-Havens Named Finalist For Tool Prize (Oct. 2017)

Shop Experiences

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CT International Auto Show November 9 2018.pngConnecticut Auto Retailers Association provided free tickets for Bullard-Havens THS Auto students to attend the 2018 CT International Auto Show on November 9, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Expo Center. 

Female Auto Students Participating in the The Bullard-Havens THS female automotive students participated in the Women Drive seminar held at and sponsored by and at Gateway Community College Automotive Program on March 22, 2018. Our students demonstrated to area high school female students how to change a spare tire, how to check tires and pressure, how to jump start a battery, check fluids and read an owner's manual.

IMG_3665.jpgBrake and Wheel Service Solution's Procut representative John Buckley instructed and certified the Auto Shop 10th grade students on the Procut on car brake lathe in our auto shop.  The students had performed the online training previously and upon completion of the hands on portion their certificates were signed.
Roxanne Amiot presented prizeHarbor Freight Tools for Schools Award Luncheon was held at Bullard-Havens on December 18, 2017.  Automotive Department Head, Roxanne Amiot was honored with a much deserved celebration sponsored by Harbor Freight and BHT, for winning 2nd place for the 2017 Harbor Freight Tools for School Prize for Teaching Excellence. Harbor Freight sought to recognize teaching excellence in skilled trades instructors that enabled their students to learn deeply and be career ready.
IMG_7294.jpgThe Aquarion Water Company fleet garage on Lindley St. in Bridgeport is donating 3 trucks for Bullard-Havens Automotive department for students to perform curriculum task sheets on.  This partnership with local business is very important to the auto program and is much appreciated. In the picture is one of the trucks being donated with the auto senior class and Aquarion Fleet supervisor Mark Rosso ( a former BHT Auto graduate - post grad) and John Greenburg.Sikorsky mentors Visit with 10th grade students 11_02_2016.jpgSikorsky and Union Local 1150 mentors gave a presentation to Bullard-Havens 10thgrade students regarding The Teamsters / Sikorsky Career Pathways Union Mentoring Program. They discussed possible internship opportunities available during the summer of their junior year, and the opportunities select students will have as part of this 8 week internship such as discipline, work ethic, skills development and, most of all, union values, all in a real work environment. 

Program Partners

Audi of Fairfield
AAA Northeast
BMW of North Haven
Curtiss Ryan Honda of Shelton
D' Addario Nissan
D’Addario GMC Buick Cadillac of Shelton
Fair Auto Napa of Bridgeport
Federal Mogul
Gateway Community College Automotive Technology
George Harte Nissan of West Haven
Jaguar Land Rover of Fairfield
Mercedes Benz of Fairfield
Paul Miller Nissan of Fairfield
Park City Ford of Bridgeport
Penfield Auto of Fairfield
Porsche of Fairfield (Penske)
Town Fair Tires Hawley Lane