The GPISD Aerospace Academy (9-12) is a first of its kind, comprehensive and ambitious program to prepare students for a career in the aerospace industry. This unique high school program of choice involves a Career Technical Education (CTE) component as well as a rigorous college preparatory side with dual credit and advance placement courses. Partnerships with aerospace companies provide internships, program support, and hands-on learning opportunities.
While in the program, students may receive CTE program
certifications(which lead to FAA industry certifications) in
- Air Traffic Controller
- Aviation Mechanic
- Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) drones.