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Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO)

CTSOs were established with the commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of young people. In addition to offering a wide variety of specific career and technical training, CTE integrates student leadership elements, which complements student participation in these courses and programs.

Advisory Committee

Membership List

Meeting Information

April 11, 2016
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Notes

November 1, 2016
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Notes

Calendar of Events

2016-17 Calendar

CTSO Policies and Procedures

CTSO Policies and Procedures


Advisor Contract Form
CTSO Activity Summary Sheet Form
CTSO Advisor-Specialist MOU Form
CTSO Membership Final Reporting Form
CTSO Membership Preliminary Reporting Form
CTSO Mileage Form
Overnight Travel Form
State Winner Travel Form
State Winner Travel Advance Form

Leadership Training Institute (LTI)

CTSO Code of Conduct


CTSO Flyer
DECA Flyer
FBLA Flyer
FFA Flyer
HOSA Flyer
SkillsUSA Flyer
TSA Flyer


Activity Summary List

CTSO Final Membership Comparison
CTSO Final Membership Report

State Advisors

DECA—An Association of Marketing Students
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges/universities around the globe.

utdeca[at]gmail[dot]com(Jon Hansen)
Websites: Utah DECA | National DECA
National Leadership Conference: April 25-30, 2017 in Anaheim, California

FBLA—Future Business Leaders of America
FBLA provides students with opportunities for leadership,community involvement, business partnerships, and competition with other students in events ranging from Public Speaking to Job
Interview to Parliamentary Procedures.

duke[dot]distefano[at]wasatch[dot]edu(Duke DiStefano)
Websites: Utah FBLA | National FBLA
National Leadership Conference: June 29 - July 2, 2017 in Anaheim, California

FCCLA—Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
FCCLA provides students with opportunities to attain knowledge, skills, and leadership characteristics necessary to succeed in life, as well as promoting personal growth and leadership development.

utahfccla[at]gmail[dot]com(Nikki Sue Larkin)
Websites: Utah FCCLA | National FCCLA
National Leadership Conference: July 1-7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee

FFA—An Association of Agricultural Education Students
FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of young people by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

megan[dot]cook[at]ccsdut[dot]org(Megan Cook)
Websites: Utah FFA | National FFA
National Leadership Conference: October 25-28, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana

HOSA—Health Occupations Students of America
HOSA provides students with opportunities to attain the knowledge, skills and leadership characteristics necessary to succeed in a health care profession, through leadership training, career training, and service projects.

denisea[at]provo[dot]edu(Denise Abbott)
Websites: Utah HOSA | National HOSA
National Leadership Conference: June 19-26, 2017 in Orlando, Florida

SkillsUSA—An Association of Skilled & Technical Sciences Education Students
SkillsUSA provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development. The organization builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes,
and communication skills. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, lifelong education, and pride in the dignity of work.

rwittwer[at]swatc[dot]edu(Richard Wittwer)
Websites: Utah SkillsUSA | National SkillsUSA
National Leadership Conference: June 19-23, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky

TSA—Technology Student Association
TSA is the only student organization dedicated exclusively to students enrolled in technology education classes in grades K-12. Students participate in chapter fund-raising activities and community service projects. Leadership training is offered to student officers at the local, state, or national levels.

msmoot[at]utahtsa[dot]org(Mike Smoot)
Websites: Utah TSA | National TSA
National Leadership Conference: June 21-25, 2017 in Orlando, Florida