CTE Programs

Drone Aviation
Construction Trades
Health Science
Ground School
Applied Mechanics
Media & Technology
Culinary Arts


Galena Interior Learning Academy is Alaska’s longest-operating and largest residential vocational school. 

School of Choice

GILA is the school of choice for Alaskan high school students seeking a unique educational opportunity to better prepare for college and/or a career. 

Our Mission

We will provide an engaging, inspirational, and impactful learning environment for every student, in every content area, every day, through recruiting and retaining exceptional staff, actively partnering with our learning community, and serving the whole child.

Certification + Career Pathways

GILA, an accredited school, offers any Alaskan high school student the opportunity to gain industry-standard certifications. CTE teachers are hired from relevant industries in drone aviation, applied mechanics, construction trades, health science, media and information technology. 

Our Vision

To provide the highest quality educational options for families, ensuring our graduates are well-educated individuals able to maneuver effectively in a dynamic world.

reserve your spot for OUR 2024 fall SEMESTER

  • Create a secure account and fill out our online application
  • You’ll be booked for a brief interview (try out our appointment scheduler!)
  • GILA is now accepting applicants for FALL 2024!