Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)


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.

Policies and Procedures

Policy Guide

State Advisors

DECA: An Association of Marketing Students

Prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges/universities around the globe.

Jill Hess | E-mail
Websites: Utah DECA | National DECA

Educators Rising

Cultivates highly skilled educators by guiding young people on a path to becoming accomplished teachers, beginning in high school and extending through college and into the profession.

Becky Sagers | E-mail   
Website: National Educators Rising

FBLA: Future Business Leaders of America

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 DiStefano | E-mail
Websites: Utah FBLA | National FBLA

FCCLA: Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

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.

Aubrey Turnbow | E-mail
Websites: Utah FCCLA | National FCCLA

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.

MeKena Wallentine | E-mail
Websites: Utah FFA | National FFA

HOSA: Future Healthcare Professionals

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.

Denise Abbott | E-mail
Websites: Utah HOSA | National HOSA

SkillsUSA: An Association of Skilled and Technical Sciences Education Students

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.

Nathan Pickett | E-mail
Websites: Utah SkillsUSA | National SkillsUSA

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.

Lisa Wadzeck | E-mail
Websites: Utah TSA | National TSA

Student Conference Winners

DECA: State | National

Educators Rising: State | National

FBLA: State | National

FCCLA: State | National

FFA: State | National

HOSA: State | National

SkillsUSA: State | National

TSA: State | National