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Gordon Cooper Technology Center is one of 29 Career and Technical education options within Oklahoma 's globally recognized Career Tech System. GCTC serves an area in East Central Oklahoma covering approximately 3 counties and serving the communities of Asher, Bethel, Boley, Bowlegs, Butner, Chandler, Cromwell, Dale, Earlsboro, McLoud, Macomb, Maud, Meeker, New Lima, Paden, Prague, Seminole, Shawnee, Strother, Tecumseh, Varnum, Wellston, and Wewoka.

Established in 1970, GCTC has gained a reputation for excellence, and is viewed as one of the nation's premier educational and training institutions.

GCTC is an accredited institution offering educational opportunities for

  • High School Students
  • College-bound Students
  • Career Changing Adults
  • Career Advancing Adults
  • Business & Industry
  • Local Communities

The campus at Gordon Cooper Technology Center, houses 26 full-time programs that serve approximately 1,000 high school students and adults annually. The school also serves approximately 7,500 individuals annually through short-term classes and customized training.

Our Mission

Provide innovative and quality learning opportunities preparing people for success in the workplace, in education, and in life.

Our Vision

To be the premier provider of training and services; leading to empowered citizens, thriving families, vibrant communities, and economic prosperity.

Our Guiding Principles

Will the idea or decision:

  • Positively impact more customers across the entire district and/or increase the organization’s capacity to do so?
  • Contribute to the organization’s ability to provide high demand and improved opportunities for the customer?
  • Allow the organization to serve the customer more efficiently, flexibly, and/or effectively?
  • Ensure that our stakeholders' investments in the organization are handled in a cost effective and socially responsible manner?
  • Better prepare and/or equip the staff to provide the best training, education, and services for the benefit of the customer?

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