Vision Statement

    Golightly Career and Technical Center, partnered with parents and the community, will successfully prepare students in a technologically advanced facility and industrial-driven curriculum, supported by industry, to compete in a global workforce

    Mission Statement

    Our mission at Golightly Career and Technical Center is to be regarded for standards-based and technical education excellence, providing opportunities for students to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics related career pathways that prepare them to be productive citizens in society and the world.

    Belief Statements

    • All students will compete in the global workforce
    • Opportunities will be available to pursue industry certifications
    • The school should provide governance and leadership to promote safety in learning
    • The school should be aligned to research-based curriculum and methods to promote achievements for all students
    • The students will receive comprehensive assessments that monitor performance and uses results to improve student achievement and school effectiveness
    • The school should have resources to support its vision, mission and goals 


    Improve absenteeism and continue to track student achievement in the classroom

    Recruit and retain students with an interest in Golightly's career pathways

    Work collaboratively with ALL school staff, parents and students to advance the school climate and culture

    Provide relevant professional development to assist with improving student achievement

    Increase our advisory and partnership opportunities to further develop job placement for students 

    About Us

    Golightly Career and Technical Center offers Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses to students in a variety of high wage, high demand industries. Students have the opportunity to work in real-life situations in the field of their choosing. Golightly students have the opportunity to train with instructors, who come from industry, to acquire the skills necessary to be successful in the world of work. Students also have a variety of Work-Based Learning experiences that expose them to what life is really like working in different industries. Golightly students receive instruction in the areas of Graphic Design and Printing, Information Technology, Culinary Arts, Law Enforcement, Flight Training, and Welding. They also have the opportunity to earn Industry Recognized certifications that will help them to gain employment or continue their education. Students at Golightly come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. At Golightly CTE there is a focus on teamwork and working toward a common goal that will help students excel for the rest of their lives.

    Program Offerings

    • Flight Training and Aviation Technology
    • Graphics & Printing Technology
    • Hospitality & Food Services, Baking & Pastry Arts
    • Welding & Cutting
    • Work-Based Learning opportunities (based on students' chosen Program)