Established in 1970, GCTC has gained a reputation for excellence, and is viewed as one of the nation's premier educational and training institutions. Gordon Cooper has been recognized as a Gold Star school eight times since the year 2000.
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, Bowlegs, Butner, Chandler, Cromwell, Dale, Earlsboro, McLoud, Macomb, Maud, Meeker, New Lima, Paden, Prague, Seminole, Shawnee, Strother, Tecumseh, Varnum, Wellston, and Wewoka.
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 800 high school students and adults annually. The school also serves approximately 4,500 individuals annually through short-term classes and customized training.
Training, Services, and Economic Development.
To be the premier provider of training and services; leading to empowered citizens, thriving families, vibrant communities, and economic prosperity.
Our Professional Promise
At Gordon Cooper Technology Center our professionals are the most significant resource in our commitment to our communities.
By applying our core principles of trust, honesty, respect, integrity and commitment, we nurture and maximize talent to the benefit of each professional and Gordon Cooper Technology Center as a whole.
Gordon Cooper Technology Center fosters an environment where diversity is respected, quality of life is enhanced, individual aspirations are supported and the GCTC vision is strengthened.