Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center finds creative ways to serve students through coronavirus crisis

2021-05-27T14:22:32-04:00

Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center (GACTC) transitioned to online learning as of April 6 in order to continue serving students while complying with Gov. Wolf’s stay-at-home recommendations. According to Eric Palmer, Executive Director, the school’s instructors and students have reacted with an incredible amount of creativity and resilience. “Obviously, vocational learning is predominately hands-on, so the fact that we can’t get our students and instructors together to work in lab settings presents a special set of challenges,” Palmer said. “But our instructors are genuinely invested in our students, and they are coming up with inspiring and creative ways to make [...]