Career and Technical Student Organizations
Career and Technical student organizations are an integral part of the Division of Career and Technical Education program. These organizations promote leadership skills and preparation for a future career. All students enrolled in Career and Technical Education courses are highly encouraged to join their designated CTSO.
DECA: An Association of Marketing Students
DECA is a state and national organization available to all students who are currently enrolled in Marketing Education courses. Competitive events are available forstudent participation at the district, state, and national levels.
Future Business Leaders of America
FBLA is an organization with state and national affiliations for middle and high school students enrolled in business education courses. FBLA"s mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Co-curricular activities include career exploration, civic service, economic education, and fostering entrepreneurship.
Family, Career, and Community
Leaders of America
FCCLA is a state and national organization for middle and high school Family and Consumer Sciences students. It is a co-curricular organization that is a vehicle for making Family and Consumer Sciences Education competencies through leadership, citizenship, and skill development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.
FFA: The Organization for Agricultural Students
FFA is a state and national organization that serves students in agricultural education courses grades 7 through 12. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.
SkillsUSA: The Organization for Trade & Industry Students
SkillsUSA is a state and national organization that serves trade, industrial, and technical students in secondary and post secondary public schools. Competitive events are available for student participation at the state level of the organization. Winners advance from local competition to regional, state, and national competition. Members are part of a national group of skilled youth on the move - working toward future career goals. SkillsUSA members make things happen in their schools, communities, and the nation with their leadership and work skills. Members meet industry, business, and civic leaders and learn to develop leadership and citizenship skills through public speaking events at the community, state and national levels.
HOSA: Health Occupations Students of America
HOSA is a state and national organization whose mission is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skills and leadership development of all health occupation education students, therefore, helping the students to meet the needs of the health care industry.
TSA: Technology Student Association
TSA is a state and national organization for middle school students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses. The mission of the Technology Student Associationis to prepare its membership for the challenges of a dynamic world by promoting technological literacy, leadership, and problem solving, resulting in personal growth and opportunity.