Welcome to the Granite Technical Institute
The mission of the Granite Technical Institute is to support students in finding personal purpose,
potential and a pathway to their future. This is accomplished by helping students achieve in their
program and to move seamlessly to further training and employment. Efforts are being made to directly
align critical academic subjects with career and technical education courses, thus promoting real-world
application to academic theory in such areas as mathematics, science and English. In addition,
articulation and collaboration with Salt Lake Community College and other post-secondary institutions
is being enhanced in order to make the transition to further education easier for students.
Clear pathways of training have been designed to support student growth from the 9th through the
The Department of Career and Technical Education in Granite School District has a well-earned reputation for providing high- quality programs that are targeted at high-demand industries. To further this focus, The Granite Technical Institute offers courses in Health Science & Technology, Engineering, Information Technology, Biotechnology/Biomanufacturing, Culinary Arts, Aviation, Agriculture, Cosmetology/Barbering, and Home Building/Construction.
How to Register
In order to register for any of the classes offered through the Granite Technical Institute, students must first pick up an application in the Career Center of their high school. Once the application is complete and signed by both the student and their guardian, it should be returned to the Career Center for review and approval by the Career Center Coordinator. The Career Center Coordinator will then help the student determine whether or not additional information is required and will help facilitate the scheduling process.
9th Grade Student Procedure
Ninth grade students who wish to access designated courses must work out their class schedules individually with their guidance counselor. Fill out a C.T.E. application and return to the guidance counselor who will notify the appropriate high school. (Please note that the student will not be enrolled in the class(es) unless they turn this in) They must also arrange their own transportation to and from the nearest high school, where they will catch the bus to the GTI.
Bussing will be provided for students twice daily from the student's home high school to the GTI. All courses listed in this catalog will be taught at the Granite Technical Institute (2500 South State Street) unless otherwise specified. This schedule is designed to accommodate the two-period block enrollments. Students interested in registering for these courses should see the Career Center Coordinator at their high school. Questions regarding the Granite Technical Institute can be directed to Devon Hartley at 385-646-4350.