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There's a lot happening in our vibrant and growing learning community! From school-wide announcements to special events taking place at one of our campuses, we’ve included all the latest here.


2021 Certification Ceremony Update

On May 11, 2021, Governor Tom Wolf announced that indoor events are now allowed to operate at 50 percent capacity beginning May 17. Thanks to this welcomed announcement, Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center's (GJCTC) Administration is happy to inform parents/guardians that the certification ceremony that will be on May 20, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. will be conducted in the traditional format at GJCTC’s Auditorium.

Please take the time to read the following bulleted items that provide details for the ceremony.

  • The certification ceremony will be on May 20, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center’s Auditorium.
  • Certification practice will still be prior to the certification Ceremony on May 20, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. All seniors will participate in the certification ceremony practice. After practice, seniors will remain at GJCTC for lunch. After the conclusion of the provided lunch, seniors will have time to prepare for the certification ceremony that will begin at 12:30 p.m.
  • All seniors are to report to the GJCTC at 8:15 a.m.
  • All GJCTC seniors will receive their caps and gowns prior to May 20, 2021, by their home district. Please make sure your child brings his/her school-issued cap and gown on May 20.
  • We will limit attendance to five guests per student.

If you have any questions regarding the certification ceremony, please contact the GJCTC High School Office at (814) 266-6073.

CARES Act: Emergency Financial Aid Grants for Post-Secondary Students
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, passed by Congress, provides funding to higher education institutions to assist students that have been impacted financially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the CARES Act, the GJCTC is providing emergency financial aid grants for post-secondary students to support students that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For additional information, please read the CARES Act flyer, and please visit our CARES Act page to learn more.