Golden Strip Career Center offers students the opportunity to take courses with job-skill driven curricula. Students may earn certifications and experience authentic, hands-on training in one of fifteen offered programs. Additionally, they have the opportunity to pursue a technical career interest while earning high school credit and possibly dual credit (college credit). One, two, and three-year programs are offered, based on the program, each culminating in students earning licenses, national certification, and college credit. The courses are designed for students who wish to pursue a two-year associate degree, a four-year degree, or a career after graduation.
The School District of Greenville County runs buses multiple times per day for AM and PM classes as well as our New 9th Grade Career Exploratory Program for students attending Fountain Inn, Hillcrest, JL Mann, and Mauldin High Schools. Students driving their own vehicles must have special permission from the home school and GSCC administration.
Graduation Plus is a district-wide initiative from pre-K through high school to ensure all students are career and college ready. Click HERE for more information.
The Mission of Golden Strip Career Center is to establish a community of learners with an emphasis on authentic and professional experiences, personal success, career development and employability skills that promote college and career readiness.
The beliefs of Golden Strip Career Technology are
Golden Strip Career Technology Center seeks to foster an appreciation of the dignity of work, worth of the individual, pride of accomplishment, respect for quality workmanship, the importance of a positive attitude, and the desire to excel in a chosen career.
We feel that it is our responsibility to meet each student as an individual with his/her own unique set of abilities, interests, values, and ambitions and to offer that individual an opportunity to develop to his/her fullest potential. The training programs offered are developed to satisfy the interests of area students, to meet business and industry personnel •needs, and to meet technological requirements of the expanding •Greenville community.
Learning experiences in the Center's programs are designed to prepare graduates with the essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to successfully enter and compete in today's job market or to continue their education at the post-secondary level. Golden Strip Career Technology Center also assumes an obligation to the students, the community, and the nation to emphasize their fundamental concepts of American Democracy: (1) respect for the individual, (2) respect for the opinion of others, and (3) respect for authority.