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Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

1500 Fourth Avenue • Altoona, PA 16602 • 814.946.8450
HOURS: Monday thru Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
Adult Education | 814.941.TECH

 

The Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center's Continuing Education Department is:

Accredited by:
• Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
• Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP)
• American Association of Medical Assistants

Approved by:
• Pennsylvania Department of Education
• Department of Labor & Industry, Workforce Investment Act
• ISO 9001:2008 (SRI Reg. #5065-01)
• Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
• Veteran's Administration
• Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing

Certifications:
• American Welding Society (AWS)
• HVAC Excellence
• Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC)
• National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
• National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
• National Home Builders Association (NHBA)
• Automotive Technician Training Certification Program
• National Institute for Manufacturing Skills, Inc. (NIMS)
• PrintEd
• Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES)

Memberships:
• Altoona-Blair County Chamber of Commerce
• American Association for Adult & Continuing Education
• American Culinary Federation
• Association for Career & Technology Education
• Blair County Builders Association
• Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)
• Future Farmers of America (FFA)
• Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
• Learning Resource Network (LERN)
• Pennsylvania Association for Adult & Continuing Education
• Pennsylvania Association of Vocational Administration
• Pennsylvania Business Education Association
• Pennsylvania Restaurant Association
• SkillsUSA


STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES help students adjust to and succeed in training by providing comprehensive academic assistance and advice through the following services:

• Counseling on concerns affecting academic performance
• Tutorial Assistance
• Assistance for students with disabilities

DISABILITY SERVICES
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), identify a person with a disability as anyone with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activity such as walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, working, or learning. Persons who have a history of a disability are also covered by the regulations.

It is the student's responsibility to identify his/her disability to the Director of Continuing Education and Request Accommodations. Any student request or inquiry regarding program accommodations for disabilities should be made as early as possible after admission into the program, or even before a student contemplates enrollment. If a student does not seek an accommodation for a disability, the Director of Continuing Education and instructors will assume the student is able to complete the program requirement without the need for accommodations.

GACTC's Community Resource Information Guide is available for download from here: GUIDE

For more information, contact adulted@gactc.edu

If you require accommodations as an adult student, Click Here

Continuing Education Coordinator:
Leanne Sidney
814.505.1256
email

Greater Altoona Career & Technical Center

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