About Us

Greater Johnstown C&TC is a unique public school, meeting the needs of both secondary students and adults. We invite you to learn more about us and the great programs we have to offer.


The administrators and staff members at GJCTC are dedicated to ensuring that all our students meet their personal, professional, and academic goals. If you have questions about any of our programs, we invite you to get in touch. We are here to serve you.
John Augustine
Administrative Director
(814) 266-6073 ext. 103 or (814) 269-4545
Tricia Rummel
Supervisor of Adult Education
(814) 269-9549
Nathan Harfield
Assistant Administrator for Secondary Education
(814) 266-6073 ext. 400
Melissa McCall
Assistant Administrator for Fiscal Operations
(814) 266-6073 ext. 107
Kelly Hoffman
Practical Nursing Coordinator
(814) 266-6073 ext. 210
Kevin Snyder
Financial Aid Officer
(814) 266-6073 ext. 123
Carole Kakabar
Chief School Administrator
(814) 269-4545

Our MISSION is to ensure
student SUCCESS.

Our History

The Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, also known as the Greater Johnstown Area Vocational School, has been in continuous operation since 1970. Our 300,000 square foot facility contains areas routinely associated with educational institutions, such as a library, a dining area, an auditorium, and a gymnasium. It also houses more than 30 specially designed technical training areas used to enhance the educational opportunities available.

A Community Resource

The GJCTC is a tremendous resource for our community. Not only have thousands of high school students graduated and gone on to find excellent opportunities in the job market, but thousands of adults have successfully trained for careers in many diverse fields. Dozens of area businesses, as well as those located outside our local area, have utilized our post-secondary and specialized training programs to help their employees update their skills. We have Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses available for those who need to “brush up” on the basics before participating in skill training. A variety of short-term course offerings allow individuals to get needed educational skills quickly.

Looking to the Future

For the future, our school anticipates meeting the country’s need for skilled, high-tech employees prepared to meet the needs of a demanding economy.

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the STRENGTH, the PATIENCE, and the PASSION to reach for the stars to change the world."

- Harriet Tubman

Our Policies

GJCTC operates under a set of approved policies and procedures to ensure that our school and staff members continually work toward our overarching mission and goals. We have included our policies, in their entirety, here for your convenience.