Students enrolled in CTE courses are encouraged to join and participate in their respective Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSO). CTSOs provide students the opportunity to apply their CTE curriculum in competitive events as well as develop their leadership skills for the future.
BPA – Business Professionals of America is the leading CTSO for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields.
The objective of DECA is to support the development of marketing and management skills in career areas such as hospitality, finance, sales and service, business administration and entrepreneurship.
FBLA – Future Business Leaders of America prepares students for careers in business and business-related fields.
The national FFA – Agriscience Organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
HOSA – Health Occupations Students of America enhances the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science technology education students.
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations.
Texas Association of Future Educators is a statewide organization that offers students the opportunity to explore the teaching profession. This is accomplished by creating and supporting various activities, workshops, contests, scholarships, and summer workshops.
The Technology Student Association fosters personal growth, leadership, and opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM); members apply and integrate these concepts through co-curricular activities, competitions, and related programs.