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OPENED 7/1 - 8/23, 2024 (CTE)

The School Board of Gadsden County
Elijah Key
Superintendent of Schools

Gadsden Technical College
Major Willie A. Jackson, Ed. D.

Angela Sapp, Ed. MS
Career and Technical Education Coordinator

Stephanie Moore
Adult Education Coordinator

Doris Drake, BSN, RN

Practical Nursing Coordinator

201 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Quincy, Florida 32351
Main Number: 850-875-8324 * Fax: 850-875-7297

Our Mission Statement:
The mission of Gadsden Technical College is to provide industry linked programs and services opportunities that enable students to take advantage of career goals in order to achieve economic self-sufficiency, contribute to the economic prosperity of Gadsden County, and compete in a global market.
Admissions / Enrollment Steps:

1. Complete the GTC Online Admissions / Enrollment Application. Career Counselor for Admissions will review your application once it is submitted. Please allow 72 hours for an Admissions Representative to reply back with communications concerning the information from your submitted application.

2. . The Career Counselor will schedule an appointment with the Student to:
  • Review your application
  • Validate official transcript(s)
  • Complete a Career Assessment
  • Schedule to take a Basic Skills Assessment (if applicable)
3. Acceptable Basic Skills Assessments include CASAS, the TABE Test, or an acceptable Basic Skills Test approved by The Florida Department of Education, or provide Basic Skills Test Scores from another entity (Must be in a sealed envelope and signed by the Test Administrator)

All adult students who enroll in Workforce Education Certificate Programs of 450 Clock Hours or more will complete a basic skills examination approved by the Florida Department of Education. Admission policies require that all Post-Secondary students take a Basic Skills Test or provide proof of acceptable forms of exemption from testing. Basic Skills Testing measures skills in Reading, Mathematics, and Language. You may be exempt from Basic Skills Testing from one of the listed below :
Enrollment Steps: (Test Exemptions)
Section 1004.91, Florida Statutes (F.S.), Career-Preparatory Instruction and State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.040 Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) requires students who enroll in a career certificate or applied technology diploma program offered for career credit of 450 clock hours or more to complete an entry-level examination within the first six weeks after admission into the program.
Entered 9th grade in a Florida public school in the 2003-2004 school year, or any year thereafter, and earned a Florida standard high school diploma (official high school transcript required);
Possess a college degree at the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) level or higher from an accepted accredited college or university (official diploma or transcript required);
A student who is serving as an active duty member of any branch of the United States Armed Services shall not be required to take the common placement test and shall not be required to enroll in developmental education instruction in a Florida College System institution.
Demonstrate readiness on the 2014 GED® (official transcript required);
Demonstrate readiness on the ACCUPLACER, PERT, ACT or SAT (official test results required. Valid up to 2 years prior to the start of program);
Active-duty member of any branch of the United States Armed Services (paper order or ID card required);
Pass a state or national industry certification or licensure examination that is identified in State Board of Education rules and aligned to the CTE program in which the student is enrolled (official test results required); or
Enrolled in an apprenticeship program that is registered with FLDOE.
Career and Technical program is less than 450 Clock Hours.
Admissions / Enrollment Steps Part 2:

4. Prepare for Payment

Apply for the Federal PELL Grant (FASFA) or request documents needed for other funding methods (VA, CareerSource, etc.). Complete the Federal Student Aid (FASFA) online application at

* Contact the Financial Aid Advisor (If you are self-pay, you may skip this step.)

* Contact the Financial Aid office to schedule an appointment to discuss your PELL Grant award. Be sure to bring proof of any additional grants, scholarships or waivers you have been awarded. The Financial Aid advisor can be reached by contacting 850.875.8324

Registration will not be officially complete until tuition, registration, and lab fees have been paid or payment arrangements have been made with the Financial Aid Career Counselor.

5. Acceptance Letter to Recipient with Award Status, Date of Entry, and Graduation Date.

6. Schedule and Attend Orientation and Complete Enrollment Forms.

7. Complete necessary technology access and permission forms with CTE Coordinator.

8. School Photo ID: $5.00

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* 1. I have read and understand GTC's Admissions/Enrollment Process:

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